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East Bend is a town in Yadkin County, in the Winston-Salem metro area.
The community was named for a bend in the Yadkin River.
The latitude of East Bend is 36.216N. The longitude is -80.512W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,066 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 659.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Bend demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Yadkin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greensboro-Winston-Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27018 ZIP code.
12% of East Bend residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Bend ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Bend was $17,611, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of East Bend residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in East Bend, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $861.
Libraries in East Bend include East Bend Public Library ... View libraries
Yadkin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Bend political report.
The average commute time for East Bend workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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