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Stoughton is a city in Dane County, in the Madison metro area.
The community was named after Luke Stoughton, landholder
The latitude of Stoughton is 42.916N. The longitude is -89.217W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 876 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,611.
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30% of Stoughton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stoughton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stoughton was $21,037, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Stoughton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Stoughton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $561. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,176.
Libraries in Stoughton include Stoughton Public Library ... View libraries
Dane County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stoughton political report.
The average commute time for Stoughton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Stoughton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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