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Britt is a city in Hancock County.

The community is believed named for a railroad engineer or brakeman

The latitude of Britt is 43.097N. The longitude is -93.801W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,227 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,019.


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Median household income
Local
$33,150
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Britt demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • National Hobo Convention - Aug. 9-12, 2007
  • Hancock County Fair - July 18-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Britt web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Eagle Lake State Park, Crystal Lake
Historic sites and museums: Hobo Museum, Armstrong House
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 Britt demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock 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 50423 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

38% of Britt residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Britt ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Britt was $16,130, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

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

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Britt, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $249.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $588.


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

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

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

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