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Canajoharie, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Canajoharie is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montgomery County at latitude 42.8991 and longitude -74.5679. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 308 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Canajoharie, but most people and references simply refer to it as Canajoharie, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Canajoharie indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Canajoharie: Kana'tsiĆ³hare.

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


Total Population 2,177
Population in Households 2,148
Population in Familes 1,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 1,637
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 910
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 571
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $89,309
Average Home Value $106,023


Median Household Income $46,587
Average Household Income $54,205
Per Capita Income $22,207
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.55% -0.41%
Households -0.49% -0.35%
Families 0.17% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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 1,189 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 # 580 51st
Population Density1 # 500 58th
Diversity Index2 # 730 39th
Median Household Income # 905 24th
Per Capita Income # 961 19th

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