Dane County Population 2018

Dane County's estimated population is 531,273 with a growth rate of 1.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dane County is the 2nd largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016531,2738,3951.61%
2015522,8786,3841.24%
2014516,4946,4871.27%
2013510,0076,5691.30%
2012503,4386,9781.41%
2011496,4607,2701.49%
2010489,190122,10533.26%
1990367,08543,54013.46%
1980323,54533,27311.46%
1970290,27268,17730.70%
1960222,09552,73831.14%
1950169,35738,69729.62%
1940130,66017,92315.90%
1930112,73723,30526.06%
192089,43211,99715.49%
191077,4358,00011.52%
190069,4359,85716.54%
189059,5786,34511.92%
188053,2331370.26%
187053,0969,17420.89%
186043,92227,283163.97%
185016,63916,3255199.04%
18403140.00%

Dane County Population Growth

Population Data via

Dane County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White448,65884.45%
Asian30,4565.73%
Black or African American27,8225.24%
Two or More Races13,2252.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4450.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2720.05%

Dane County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k20k25k30k Male Population0k5k10k15k20k25k30k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990