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Bent Creek is in Yancey County.

The latitude of Bent Creek is 35.508N. The longitude is -82.608W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,208 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,389.


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$49,375
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bent Creek demographic reports
Bent Creek is on the Cane River near the mouth of Bent Creek

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12% of Bent Creek residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bent Creek ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bent Creek was $22,138, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Bent Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bent Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $428.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $879.


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Yancey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bent Creek political report.

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The average commute time for Bent Creek workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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