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Time Zone: Dunn County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Menomonie is the Seat for Dunn County.

Dunn County was founded in 1854 and was created by taking area from ChippewaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Dunn had a population of 42,968 people. This is an increase of 7.8% since the last Census (which gave a population of 39,858 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Dunn represented 0.74% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 36th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201043,857+10.03%+2.07% since 2009
200942,968+7.8%+0.59% since 2008
200842,714+7.17%+0.37% since 2007
200742,556+6.77% 
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200039,858The Last Census

More information can be found on the Dunn County Census Page for Dunn County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Dunn County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Dunn County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Menomonie   15,75814,9375.5% increase  
Menomonie   3,4183,1747.69% increase  
Tainter   2,3552,11611.29% increase  
Red Cedar   2,0251,67321.04% increase  
Spring Brook   1,5561,32017.88% increase  

Websites for Dunn County

Official Website:   www.dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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