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Central Bridge, New York - Basic Facts

The Central Bridge Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Schoharie County at latitude 42.7069 and longitude -74.3477. Schoharie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 620 feet.

The formal official name is the Central Bridge Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Central Bridge, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Central Bridge indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Central Bridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 593
Population in Households 593
Population in Familes 468
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 322
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $121,930
Average Home Value $133,644


Median Household Income $47,670
Average Household Income $65,886
Per Capita Income $28,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.2%
Households 0.44% 0.0%
Families 2.24% -0.11%
Median Household Income   4.19%
Per Capita Income   3.85%
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.


Central Bridge, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central Bridge 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 # 975 18th
Population Density1 # 1056 11th
Diversity Index2 # 1034 13th
Median Household Income # 873 27th
Per Capita Income # 583 51st

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