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River Bend is a town in Craven County, in the New Bern metro area.
The latitude of River Bend is 35.068N. The longitude is -77.147W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,851.
Sections below provide additional information and links about River Bend demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Craven 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 28562 ZIP code.
19% of River Bend residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the River Bend ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in River Bend was $27,990, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of River Bend residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in River Bend, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $594. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $936.
Craven County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our River Bend political report.
The average commute time for River Bend workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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