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Schuyler is a city in Colfax County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Schuyler Colfax, vice president under Ulysses S. Grant.

The latitude of Schuyler is 41.447N. The longitude is -97.059W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,352 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,381.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$37,170
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Schuyler demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Shell Creek
Once a railhead and cattle loading post
Local festivals include:
  • Schuyler Colfax Days - July 20-22, 2007
  • Knights of Columbus Spring Festival - June 8-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Schuyler web sites and events links in the sections below.
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 Schuyler demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Colfax 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 68661 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Schuyler residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schuyler ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schuyler was $14,376, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Schuyler, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.


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

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

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The average commute time for Schuyler workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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