Dale, Wisconsin

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Dale, Wisconsin
Town hall in Dale
Town hall in Dale
Location of Dale, Wisconsin
Location of Dale, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°17′2″N 88°40′5″W / 44.28389°N 88.66806°W / 44.28389; -88.66806
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Outagamie
 • Total 30.5 sq mi (78.9 km2)
 • Land 30.4 sq mi (78.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 856 ft (261 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,731
 • Density 75.2/sq mi (29.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-18525[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583044[1]
Website http://www.townofdale.org/

Dale is a town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,731 at the 2010 census. The census-designated place of Dale and the unincorporated community of Medina are located in the town.


Officially created on November 18, 1853, it was once known as Poker Flats, Dale is named for the geographical lay of the land.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 30.5 square miles (78.9 km²), of which, 30.4 square miles (78.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.10%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,288 people, 785 households, and 658 families residing in the town. The population density was 75.2 people per square mile (29.0/km²). There were 812 housing units at an average density of 26.7 per square mile (10.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.38% White, 0.04% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 785 households out of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.1% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.1% were non-families. 12.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $60,152, and the median income for a family was $62,935. Males had a median income of $41,463 versus $26,410 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,993. About 0.4% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 44°16′23″N 88°40′42″W / 44.27306°N 88.67833°W / 44.27306; -88.67833


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.