Dane, Wisconsin facts for kids
Dane village hall and fire station
Location in Dane County and the state of Wisconsin.
|• Total||1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)|
|• Land||1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||1,125 ft (343 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,049|
|• Density||880.5/sq mi (340.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1583048|
A post office called Dane was first established in 1844. The village was named for Nathan Dane, author of the Northwest Ordinance.
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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.
As of the census of 2010, there were 995 people, 363 households, and 266 families residing 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 799 people, 279 households, and 205 families residing 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.
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