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"Deer Capital of Nebraska"

Crawford is a city in Dawes County.

The community was named for Capt. Jack Crawford, scout.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Crawford. For links to other places called Crawford, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Crawford is 42.683N. The longitude is -103.412W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,678 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,071.


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Median household income
Local
$28,095
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Crawford demographic reports
Crawford is in the Pine Ridge.
Founded in 1886 when the Fremont Elkhorn Railroad came through
Local festivals include:
  • Intertribal Pow Wow - June 8-10, 2007
  • Peabody Hale Fiddle Contest - July 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Crawford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Fort Robinson State Park, Toadstool Park, Soldier Creek Wilderness
Historic sites and museums: Crawford Museum, Fort Robinson Museum, Hudson-Meng Bison Bonebed Enclosure, Pine Canyon Museum, Trailside 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 Crawford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dawes County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 69339 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Crawford residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Crawford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Crawford was $14,891, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Crawford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Crawford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $262.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $483.


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Libraries in Crawford include Crawford Public Library ... View libraries

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Dawes County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Crawford political report.

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The average commute time for Crawford workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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