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Scottsbluff is a city in Scotts Bluff County.

The community was named after Hiram Scott, a fur trapper who died here in 1828.

The latitude of Scottsbluff is 41.866N. The longitude is -103.666W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,891 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,774.


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Median household income
Local
$29,938
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Scottsbluff demographic reports
Scottsbluff is on the north side of the North Platte River.
Town was laid out by the Burlington Northern Railroad in 1899.
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 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Randy Meisner, musician (Eagles, Poco)
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Sugar Valley Rally - June 1-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Scottsbluff web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Northfield Park, Lake Minatare
Scottsbluff attractions: Riverside Zoo
Historic routes: Oregon and Mormon Trails and the Pony Express
Historic sites and museums: Scotts Bluff National Monument, Western Nebraska Mexican American Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: Western Nebraska Community College
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Scottsbluff demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scotts Bluff 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 69361 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Scottsbluff residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scottsbluff ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scottsbluff was $17,065, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

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

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Scottsbluff, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $339.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $773.


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

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Newspapers in Scottsbluff include Scottsbluff Star-Herald

TV stations in Scottsbluff include K02NT, KDUH, KSTF.

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Scotts Bluff County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scottsbluff political report.

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

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Hotels in Scottsbluff include Comfort Inn Scottsbluff, Days Inn Scottsbluff, Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Super 8.

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