Great Bend, New York Population 2024

1,087

Great Bend is a city located in Jefferson County and Lewis County New York. Great Bend has a 2024 population of 1,087. Great Bend is currently declining at a rate of -5.23% annually and its population has decreased by -18.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,329 in 2020.

The average household income in Great Bend is $57,323 with a poverty rate of 26.08%. The median age in Great Bend is 26.2 years: 21.6 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Great Bend Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Great Bend was:

  • White: 97.27%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
187.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-18.21% (-242)
The current population of Great Bend, New York is 1,087 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,329.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,17597.27%
Asian171.41%
Two or more races161.32%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Great Bend Population by Race

Great Bend Population Pyramid 2024

Great Bend Median Age

26.2

Total

21.6

Male

34.2

Female

Great Bend Adults

There are 842 adults, (73 of whom are seniors) in Great Bend.

Great Bend Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

9.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Great Bend Sex Ratio

Female63952.9%
Male56947.1%

Great Bend Population by Age

Great Bend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3473.4839.560.5
Female1592.783.196.9
Married1524.7463.236.8
Non Family2601000
Male101.91000

3.34

Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

39.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Great Bend Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade609.84%
Associates Degree498.03%
Bachelors Degree10216.72%
Graduate Degree71.15%
High School Graduate32252.79%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College7011.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Great Bend Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Great Bend Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White577517109
Asian17170
2+ Races16160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.89%.

Great Bend Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$170,294$170,294$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$25,511$78,542$0
Some College$0$0$15,833

$25,511

Average Earnings

$78,542

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Great Bend Earnings by Educational Attainment

Great Bend Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Great Bend Language

96.92% of Great Bend residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Great Bend Language

Great Bend Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,17531526.81%

26.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.7%

Male Poverty Rate

34.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Great Bend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Great Bend is White, with 26.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Great Bend is White, with 26.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.91%.

Great Bend Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School46.58%
Some College26.89%
Bachelors or Greater12.84%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Great Bend Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed28%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Great Bend Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Great Bend Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$55,980
Households-$57,323
Married Families$76,369$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Great Bend Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Great Bend Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Great Bend Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Great Bend Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Great Bend Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War54
First Gulf War44
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Great Bend Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5450
18 to 3410
55 to 647
65 to 740
75+0

Great Bend Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White607.66%
2+ Races743.75%

Great Bend Veterans by Race

Great Bend Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Great Bend Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

28.9%

Unemployment Rate

Great Bend Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Great Bend Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Great Bend Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.94%

Born in Great Bend

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Great Bend residents were born in the United States, with 70.94% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Great Bend Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,087-60-5.23%
20231,147-61-5.05%
20221,208-140-10.39%
20211,348191.43%
20201,32919016.68%
20191,139393.55%
20181,100777.53%
20171,0239810.59%
2016925718.31%
2015854-219-20.41%
20141,07300%
20131,073626.13%
20121,01114917.29%
2011862192.25%
201084300%

Great Bend Population by Year