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North Bend is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The community was named for a bend in the Snoqualmie River.
The latitude of North Bend is 47.495N. The longitude is -121.785W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is -10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,608.
The community's initial name, Snoqualmie, was too similar to that of a town downstream, Snoqualmie Falls. So the name was changed to North Bend.
Sections below provide additional information and links about North Bend demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the King County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98065 ZIP code.
17% of North Bend residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Bend ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Bend was $28,229, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of North Bend residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in North Bend, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $876. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,781.
Libraries in North Bend include North Bend Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in North Bend include Snoqualmie Valley Record
King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North Bend political report.
The average commute time for North Bend workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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