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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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Median household income
Local
$45,188
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nederland demographic reports
The Spindletop Oil Field was discovered near here in 1901.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 32. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Festival - March 14-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Nederland web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: La Maison des Acadiens Museum, Windmill Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Nederland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Beaumont-Port Arthur area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77651 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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17% of Nederland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Nederland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.


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Libraries in Nederland include Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library ... View libraries

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Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nederland political report.

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Traffic

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.

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Hotels in Nederland include Best Western Airport Inn.

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