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Great Bend is a borough in Susquehanna County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Great Bend. For links to other places called Great Bend, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Great Bend is 41.971N. The longitude is -75.745W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 700.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Great Bend demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Susquehanna County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18821 ZIP code.
19% of Great Bend residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Great Bend ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Great Bend was $15,009, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Great Bend residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Great Bend, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $765.
Susquehanna County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Great Bend political report.
The average commute time for Great Bend workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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