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About Dane County

Dane is a county in the Wisconsin State. It has a population of 542,459 and a population density of 453, which is 79% above the national average.


Dane County has a median home value of $393,481. The average rent of $1,761 is 40% above the national average rent. The average household income in Dane County is $75,179 , which is 14% above the national average of household income.

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$436,366Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,462Median Rent
$1,500 National
3 /10 - 7 /10
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Dane County's population is made up of 48% married, 39% single, 9% divorced and 4% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 33%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 32%. Homeowners make up 57% of the population in Dane County.

568,203Population
327,000,000 National
453Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
36 Median Age
38 National
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The Per Capita income in Dane County is $51,334. The Median Household Income is $84,831

$51,334Income Per Capita
$63,690 National
$84,831Median Household Income
$68,703 National
10% Poverty Rate
$10 National
2% Unemployment Rate
$4 National
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Amenities in Dane County
Trader Joe’s
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Distance from Downtown 0.5 Miles
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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$436,366Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,462Median Rent
$1,500 National
2Average Household Size

Occupancy Type

Renters
43%
Home Owners
57%
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Cost of Living
120
Metro Area
National Cost of Living Index is 100 where if the Cost of living is 90 its lower than US Average and if the Cost of Living is 150 its higher than US Average
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Housing
195
San Fransisco Metro Area
130
Goods and Services
111
San Fransisco Metro Area
3 /10 - 7 /10
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Top Schools in Dane County

Madison Metropolitan School District
10
/10
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1105 Shorewood Boulevard, Madison, WI, 53705
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469
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Student Teacher Ratio
Monona Grove School District
9
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470 North Main Street, Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
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458
Enrollment
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2-4
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14
Student Teacher Ratio
Madison Metropolitan School District
9
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4747 Waukesha Street, Madison, WI, 53705
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439
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K-5
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12
Student Teacher Ratio
Sun Prairie Area School District
9
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1435 North Thompson Road, Sun Prairie, WI, 53590
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402
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Waunakee Community School District
8
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6273 Woodland Drive, Waunakee, WI, 53597
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577
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5-6
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12
Student Teacher Ratio
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Today’s Weather
66°F
Mostly Clear
Weather Highlights
Summers:July high temperature is around 80°F
Winters:January low temperature is around 41°F
Rains:Gets Average 17 Inches of rains every year
Snow:Palo Alto doesn’t get snow

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