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Escalante is a city in Garfield County.
The community was named after Francisco S.V. de Escalante, Spanish explorer
The latitude of Escalante is 37.770N. The longitude is -111.601W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,820 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 771.
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8% of Escalante residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Escalante ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Escalante was $13,501, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Escalante residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Escalante, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $343. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $714.
Libraries in Escalante include Escalante Branch ... View libraries
Garfield County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Escalante political report.
The average commute time for Escalante workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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