In 2018, Dane County, WI had a population of 542k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $71,582. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Dane County, WI grew from 536,416 to 542,364, a 1.11% increase and its median household income declined from $72,268 to $71,582, a -0.949% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dane County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.82%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.08%), White (Hispanic) (4.89%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%). 0% of the households in Dane County, WI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.9% of the residents in Dane County, WI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Dane County, WI are University of Wisconsin-Madison (15,614 degrees awarded in 2019), Madison Area Technical College (3,932 degrees), and Herzing University-Madison (732 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Dane County, WI was $275,200, and the homeownership rate was 57.9%. Most people in Dane County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Dane County, WI was 2 cars per household.