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Government Unit

1990

1996

% Increase

Tax/Pop Ratio

Dane County (D.C.) Population

355810

398233

11.92%

Dane County Taxes

$52,163,704

$73,705,639

41.3%

3.46

All Town, City, and Village Property Tax

$384,077,410

$547,724,607

42.61%

3.57

Madison Population

181581

200814

10.59%

Madison Property Tax Levy

$212,053,140

$291,684,692

37.55%

3.55

All D.C. Towns Population

67383

71946

6.77%

All D.C. Towns Property Tax Levy

$66,230,870

$88,544,656

33.69%

4.98

Source: WI Department of Revenue, "Town, Village, and City Taxes -- Taxes Levied ‘96, Collected ‘97," pages 20, 21. "Taxes Levied ‘90, Collected in ‘91," pages 20, 21.

Prepared by Brett Hulsey, Sierra Club Sprawl Costs Us All Campaign, phone: 257-4994.

All D.C. Village Pop.

41,679

50,134 20.29% 3.38
All D.C. Village Property Taxes 38,338,456 64,661,103 68.66%

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