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Jewell is a city in Jewell County.
The community was named after Lt. Col. Lewis R. Jewell, officer in the Civil War
The latitude of Jewell is 39.671N. The longitude is -98.153W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,555 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 447.
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20% of Jewell residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jewell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jewell was $15,713, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Jewell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jewell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $194. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $537.
Libraries in Jewell include Jewell Public Library ... View libraries
Jewell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jewell political report.
The average commute time for Jewell workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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