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Old Forge, New York - Basic Facts

Old Forge is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Old Forge Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Herkimer County at latitude 43.7101 and longitude -74.9743. Herkimer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,736 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Old Forge Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Old Forge: Oldforge.

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Old Forge, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Old Forge to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 905 24th
Population Density1 # 993 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1098 8th
Median Household Income # 544 54th
Per Capita Income # 371 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Old Forge, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 759
Population in Households 759
Population in Familes 580
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 425
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 377
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (34.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 407 (51.9%)
Median Home Value $192,021
Average Home Value $260,674
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,476
Average Household Income $78,458
Per Capita Income $37,499
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.09% 0.03%
Households 0.38% 0.11%
Families 2.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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