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Humboldt is a city in Gibson County. (The community straddles Gibson and Madison counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Alexander von Humboldt, German naturalist
The latitude of Humboldt is 35.819N. The longitude is -88.915W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 364 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,339.
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6% of Humboldt residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Humboldt ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Humboldt was $14,433, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Humboldt residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Humboldt, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.
Libraries in Humboldt include Humboldt Public Library ... View libraries
Gibson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Humboldt political report.
The average commute time for Humboldt workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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