Profile for Ainsworth, Nebraska, NE
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Ainsworth is a city in Brown County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Capt. James E. Ainsworth, who supervised construction of the railroad.
The latitude of Ainsworth is 42.55N. The longitude is -99.862W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,520 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,817.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Ainsworth demographic reports
This was Sioux country before cattlemen and ranchers settled in the 1870s
Local festivals include:
- Middle of Nowhere Carnival - June 8-10, 2007
- National Country Music Festival - Aug 9-12, 2007
- National Day of the Cowboy - July 20-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ainsworth web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Keller Park State Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Coleman House, Sellors Barton Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
38% of Ainsworth residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ainsworth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ainsworth was $16,935, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Ainsworth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Ainsworth festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Middle of Nowhere Carnival - J
- National Country Music Festival - A
- National Day of the Cowboy - J
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Ainsworth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $593.
Libraries in Ainsworth include Ainsworth Public Library ... View libraries
Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ainsworth political report.
The average commute time for Ainsworth workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Ainsworth include Comfort Inn, Super 8.
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