Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Population 14,971

Scottsbluff is located in Scotts Bluff County, NE. The population is 14,971, making Scottsbluff the largest city in Scotts Bluff County.

There are 13 public schools in Scottsbluff with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Scottsbluff is moderate , and there are 1 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Scottsbluff is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Scottsbluff property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Scottsbluff include Terrytown, Gering and Minatare.

Scottsbluff Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 18.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.1%

Crime Rate

18.42% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 120
  • Violent Crimes: 334
  • Robbery: 25
  • Burglary: 347
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

95.76% Lower than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Scottsbluff
  • 0.67 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

214 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 8
  • Tanks & Spills: 201


Low 2.5%
  • Nebraska unemployment average: 2.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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13 Public Schools view public schools

There are 13 K-12 public schools in Scottsbluff, NE and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Scottsbluff's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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1 Registered Offender search the registered offender database

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13 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Scottsbluff, NE issued 13 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Scottsbluff, NE issued 25 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 25 permits, 19 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $610
  • 1 Bedroom: $614
  • 2 Bedrooms: $787
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,113
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,347

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Environmental Hazards

214 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
    Scottsbluff, NE has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Scottsbluff, NE is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.3 Average
    Scottsbluff, NE is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 26.7°
  • February 29.45°
  • March 40.85°
  • April 45.22°
  • May 52.07°
  • June 69.81°
  • July 75.55°
  • August 73.04°
  • September 63.22°
  • October 47.92°
  • November 39°
  • December 22.18°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Scottsbluff, NE

Scottsbluff, NE has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Scottsbluff, NE has no risk of hurricanes.
Scottsbluff, NE has a very high risk of hail storms.
Scottsbluff, NE has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Scottsbluff, NE: $37,665


Unemployment in Scottsbluff is 2.5%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.38%
White Collar - 53.62%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Pete Ricketts
  • Sen. Deb Fischer
  • Sen. Ben Sasse

City Representatives

  • Adrian Smith

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

15 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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