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Gale is a town in Trempealeau County.
The community was named after Judge George Gale, landholder and founder of Gale College
The latitude of Gale is 44.101N. The longitude is -91.295W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,426.
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30% of Gale residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gale was $20,442, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Gale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.
Trempealeau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gale political report.
The average commute time for Gale workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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