Great Bend, New York

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Great Bend, New York

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High Points

Great Bend strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Great Bend Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Great Bend Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Great Bend Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Great Bend Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Great Bend, New York

Comparing Great Bend to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 5
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Racial Diversity 6 4
Age of the Population 4 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
Median Family Income 8 4
People Above Poverty 4 3
College Educated Adults 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 10
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10

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Great Bend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Jefferson
P.O. Box Zip Codes 13643
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.034
Longitude -75.719

Great Bend Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 55 to 74 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
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Great Bend Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 801 100%
Male 400 49.9%
Female 401 50.1%
Under 18 201 25.1%
18+ 600 74.9%
65+ 77 9.6%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.12
White 740 92.4%
African-American 17 2.1%
Asian 5 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 26 3.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.9%

Great Bend Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 22%
German 15.1%
French (except Basque) 8.8%
Irish 8.8%
English 8.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Polish 5.1%
French Canadian 4.7%
Scottish 4.7%
Welsh 3.5%
Italian 3.3%
Swedish 3.1%
Czechoslovakian 1.6%
Ethiopian 1.6%
Czech 1.2%
Scandinavian 1%
Dutch 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Great Bend 801 $49,250
Black River 1,285 $54,236
Calcium 3,346 $30,000
Deferiet 309 $36,250
Evans Mills 605 $44,886
Fort Drum 12,123 $31,202
Herrings 129 $33,750
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