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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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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.
23% of Bent Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bent Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $428. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $879.
Yancey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bent Creek political report.
The average commute time for Bent Creek workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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