Every community in Dane County gained in population in 2012, but Verona and Madison made notable jumps in estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Among the 92 Wisconsin municipalities with more than 10,000 residents, Verona had the largest gain in population by percentage, up 2.9 percent over 2011 to 11,212.
In the group of 12 Wisconsin cities with populations greater than 50,000, Madison claimed the biggest surge, gaining 1.3 percent to reach 240,323 residents.
Dane County also produced two of the top four population gains from 2011 to 2012 in raw numbers: Madison at No. 1 (up 3,097) and Sun Prairie at No. 4 (up 511 to 30,403).
In March, figures showed that Dane County gained 1.4 percent in 2012 to pass the 500,000 mark in population.
Use the graphic below to see population changes for all of Wisconsin's municipalities, separated by county. (Municipalities that are in multiple counties are broken up by how many live in each county.) Choose a county from the dropdown box below to show its data.