In 2020, Dane County, WI had a population of 542k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $75,179. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Dane County, WI grew from 536,078 to 542,459, a 1.19% increase and its median household income grew from $73,893 to $75,179, a 1.74% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dane County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.91%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.73%), White (Hispanic) (3.89%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.42%).
None of the households in Dane County, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95% of the residents in Dane County, WI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Dane County, WI are University of Wisconsin-Madison (16,416 degrees awarded in 2020), Madison Area Technical College (3,560 degrees), and Herzing University-Madison (821 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Dane County, WI was $277,000, and the homeownership rate was 59%.
Most people in Dane County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Dane County, WI was 2 cars per household.
Dane County, WI borders Columbia County, WI, Dodge County, WI, Green County, WI, Iowa County, WI, Jefferson County, WI, Rock County, WI, and Sauk County, WI.