Great Bend, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Great Bend, New York - Basic Facts

The Great Bend Census Designated Place had a population of 920 as of July 1, 2016. Great Bend ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Great Bend is located at latitude 44.0168 and longitude -75.7002 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Great Bend Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Great Bend Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389866) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Great Bend Census Designated Place is located within Town of Champion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Great Bend population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Great Bend: Greatbend.

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Great Bend, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 920
Population in Households 920
Population in Familes 767
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 159
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $130,556
Average Home Value $143,673


Median Household Income $55,142
Average Household Income $67,836
Per Capita Income $26,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.41% 0.94%
Households 1.54% 1.06%
Families 2.24% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Great Bend, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Bend to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 851 29th
Population Density1 # 1157 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 533 56th
Median Household Income # 653 45th
Per Capita Income # 798 33rd

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