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Turkey is a town in Sampson County.
The community was named for nearby Turkey Creek
The latitude of Turkey is 34.992N. The longitude is -78.183W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 144 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 267.
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4% of Turkey residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Turkey ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Turkey was $10,622, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Turkey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Turkey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $256. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.
Sampson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Turkey political report.
The average commute time for Turkey workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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