Central Bridge, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Central Bridge, New York - Basic Facts

The Central Bridge Census Designated Place had a population of 617 as of July 1, 2016. Central Bridge ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Central Bridge is located at latitude 42.7069 and longitude -74.3477 in Schoharie County. 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. Schoharie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 620 feet.

The Central Bridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628041) 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 Central Bridge Census Designated Place is located within Town of Schoharie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schoharie County.

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

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


Total Population 617
Population in Households 617
Population in Familes 487
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 335
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 278
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $183,088
Average Home Value $203,238


Median Household Income $45,120
Average Household Income $80,001
Per Capita Income $34,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.16%
Households 0.65% 0.14%
Families 1.79% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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 1,196 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 # 962 20th
Population Density1 # 1054 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1079 10th
Median Household Income # 954 20th
Per Capita Income # 458 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.