Great Bend, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Great Bend, New York - Basic Facts

The Great Bend Census Designated Place had a population of 894 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Great Bend: Greatbend.

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Great Bend, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 894
Population in Households 894
Population in Familes 749
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 155
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $57,545
Average Household Income $72,271
Per Capita Income $27,548


Total Housing Units 378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $151,370
Average Home Value $161,190


Total Households 339
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.71% -0.41%
Households 0.7% -0.36%
Families 1.2% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

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, 2018 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 # 852 29th
Population Density # 1160 3rd
Diversity Index # 554 54th
Median Household Income # 686 43rd
Per Capita Income # 817 32nd

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