Since 2020, Dane County added residents while Wisconsin lost them

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Dane County added the most residents in the state since 2020, while statewide, Wisconsin lost residents during the past three years, according to a report from the Wisconsin State Journal.

Dane County added 5,600 residents over the past three years, growing by 1% and bringing its total population to 568,203 residents.

The county with the second-highest growth in residents was Waukesha, which added about 3,000 residents, a 0.73% increase.

Milwaukee County’s population continued its decline, losing 20,000 people during the past three years.

Wisconsin lost around 3,700 people during the past three years after growing 3.6% between 2010 and 2020.