Dane, Wisconsin

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Dane, Wisconsin
Dane village hall and fire station
Dane village hall and fire station
Location of Dane in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Location of Dane in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 43°14′35″N 89°31′51″W / 43.24306°N 89.53083°W / 43.24306; -89.53083Coordinates: 43°14′35″N 89°31′51″W / 43.24306°N 89.53083°W / 43.24306; -89.53083
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyDane
Government
 • Village PresidentRoger Schmidt[1]
Area
 • Total1.19 sq mi (3.09 km2)
 • Land1.18 sq mi (3.07 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation1,125 ft (343 m)
Population
 • Total995
 • Estimate 
(2019)[5]
1,135
 • Density958.61/sq mi (370.26/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-18725[6]
GNIS feature ID1583047[3]
Websitevillageofdane.org

Dane is a village in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 995 at the 2010 census. Located in the Town of Dane, the village is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Dane was first established in 1844.[7] The village was named for Nathan Dane, author of the Northwest Ordinance.[8] The village was incorporated in April 1899.[9] The community's St. Michael Catholic Church was struck by lightning and burned down in 1974, but has since been rebuilt.[9]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2), of which, 1.13 square miles (2.93 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[10]

The major road is the community is Wisconsin Highway 113, which is the village's Main Street running in an east–west direction. The highway heads north to Lodi and south to Waunakee.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880125
1900280
19102965.7%
19203166.8%
1930280−11.4%
19403017.5%
19503051.3%
196039429.2%
197048623.4%
19805186.6%
199062119.9%
200079928.7%
201099524.5%
2019 (est.)1,135[5]14.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
Post office
Welcome sign

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 995 people, 363 households, and 266 families living in the village. The population density was 880.5 inhabitants per square mile (340.0/km2). There were 373 housing units at an average density of 330.1 per square mile (127.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.7% White, 0.8% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.

There were 363 households, of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.7% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the village was 32.5 years. 29% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.4% were from 45 to 64; and 7.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.8% male and 47.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 799 people, 279 households, and 205 families living in the village. The population density was 705.6 people per square mile (273.0/km2). There were 288 housing units at an average density of 254.3 per square mile (98.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.87% White, 0.38% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 2.38% Asian, 0.50% from other races, and 1.75% from two or more races. 1.88% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 279 households, out of which 43.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 31.5% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 36.9% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $51,667, and the median income for a family was $56,250. Males had a median income of $34,792 versus $26,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,533. About 3.8% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.

Infrastructure[edit]

Railroad[edit]

Wisconsin and Southern railroad runs through town en route to Reedsburg.[12]

Notable people[edit]

  • Alfred Kunz, Catholic priest at St. Michael's Catholic Church (1967-1998)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Village Board". Village of Dane. Village of Dane. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  5. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  6. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  8. ^ Company, Chicago and North Western Railway (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 62.
  9. ^ a b Baumann, Roberta (July 29, 1999). "Dane to mark 100th anniversary". The Waunakee Tribune.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ https://watcocompanies.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/WSOR1.pdf

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