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Scottsburg is a city in Scott County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Thomas Scott, railroad president.

The latitude of Scottsburg is 38.685N. The longitude is -85.77W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 564 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,912.


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Median household income
Local
$30,687
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Scottsburg demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 33. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Pumpkin Festival and Fall Art Showcase - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Scottsburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hardy Lake
Historic sites and museums: Pigeon Roost State Historic Site
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Scottsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scott County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47170 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Scottsburg residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scottsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scottsburg was $16,552, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Scottsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Scottsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $432.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.


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Libraries in Scottsburg include Scott County Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

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

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The average commute time for Scottsburg workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Scottsburg include Days Inn, Hampton Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8.

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