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Bettendorf is a city in Scott County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.

The community was named after W.P. Bettendorf, president of railroad-equipment manufacturer

The latitude of Bettendorf is 41.524N. The longitude is -90.515W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 571 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,456.


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Median household income
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$54,217
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bettendorf demographic reports
Bettendorf is on the Mississippi River

one of the Quad Cities at the Iowa-Illinois border. The others are Moline, Rock Island and Davenport
Former and merged names include:
· Gilbertown
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 135. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.3 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Family Museum of Art and Science
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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33% of Bettendorf residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bettendorf ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bettendorf was $28,053, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Bettendorf residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bettendorf, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $472.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,083.


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

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Scott County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bettendorf political report.

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

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bettendorf between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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