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Nederland is a city in Jefferson County, in the Beaumont-Port Arthur metro area.
The community was named by the developer, who hoped to attract Dutch settlers.
The latitude of Nederland is 29.974N. The longitude is -93.992W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,928.
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12% of Nederland residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nederland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nederland was $20,408, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Nederland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Nederland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.
Libraries in Nederland include Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library ... View libraries
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nederland political report.
The average commute time for Nederland workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Nederland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Nederland include Best Western Airport Inn.
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