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.Photos of the local Old Forge, NY area
|Population in Households||759|
|Population in Familes||580|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.01|
|Average Family Size||3|
|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|
|Median Household Income||$60,476|
|Average Household Income||$78,458|
|Per Capita Income||$37,499|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.11%|
|Per Capita Income||1.53%|
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.
|Total Population||# 905||24th|
|Population Density1||# 993||17th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1098||8th|
|Median Household Income||# 544||54th|
|Per Capita Income||# 371||69th|
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