Canajoharie, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Canajoharie, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Canajoharie had a population of 2,238 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Canajoharie is located at latitude 42.8991 and longitude -74.5679 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Canajoharie (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 308 feet.

The Village of Canajoharie (GNIS ID: 2391575) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Canajoharie is located within Town of Canajoharie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Canajoharie 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 Canajoharie: Kana'tsiĆ³hare.

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


Total Population 2,238
Population in Households 2,212
Population in Familes 1,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 1,682
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 921
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 577
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 344 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $117,832
Average Home Value $147,362


Median Household Income $52,889
Average Household Income $64,867
Per Capita Income $26,187
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.1%
Households -0.14% -0.04%
Families 0.28% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Canajoharie, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canajoharie 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 # 573 52nd
Population Density1 # 495 59th
Diversity Index2 # 730 39th
Median Household Income # 727 39th
Per Capita Income # 784 35th

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