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Van Horn is a town in Culberson County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Van Horn is 31.039N. The longitude is -104.83W.

It is in the Central Standard/Mountain Time time zone. Elevation is 4,042 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,271.


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Median household income
Local
$24,432
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Van Horn demographic reports
Forty-niners stopped here on their way to California
Historic routes: Old Spanish Trail
Historic sites and museums: Culbertson County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Van Horn is one of the grittiest towns on the whole length of the 10.
-- Roads
Larry McMurtry

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2% of Van Horn residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Van Horn ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Van Horn was $10,772, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Van Horn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Van Horn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $226.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $574.


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Libraries in Van Horn include Van Horn City County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Van Horn include Van Horn Advocate

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Culberson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Van Horn political report.

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The average commute time for Van Horn workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Van Horn include Best Western, Best Western Inn of Van Horn, Comfort Inn Van Horn.

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Larry McMurtry

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