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Great Bend is a township in Cottonwood County.
The latitude of Great Bend is 43.898N. The longitude is -95.161W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,365 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 326.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Great Bend demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cottonwood 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 56101 ZIP code.
35% of Great Bend residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $16,134, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% 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 $296. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $669.
Cottonwood 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 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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