Palatine Bridge, New York

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Palatine Bridge, New York
Village
Palatine Bridge, New York is located in New York
Palatine Bridge, New York
Palatine Bridge, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°54′39″N 74°34′29″W / 42.91083°N 74.57472°W / 42.91083; -74.57472Coordinates: 42°54′39″N 74°34′29″W / 42.91083°N 74.57472°W / 42.91083; -74.57472
Country United States
State New York
County Montgomery
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 344 ft (105 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 737
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 754
 • Density 740/sq mi (290/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 13428
Area code(s) 518
FIPS code 36-56110
GNIS feature ID 0959768

Palatine Bridge is a village in Montgomery County, New York, United States. The population was 737 at the 2010 census. The basis of the name is the community's location in a region settled by Palatine Germans. The Village of Palatine Bridge is in the Town of Palatine. The community is in the western part of the county, west of Amsterdam.

History[edit]

Palatine Bridge was settled in 1723.

A bridge across the Mohawk River here built in 1798 gave the community its name.

The village was incorporated in 1867.

The Frey House, Palatine Bridge Freight House, and Webster Wagner House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

Palatine Bridge is located at 42°54′39″N 74°34′29″W / 42.910890°N 74.574827°W / 42.910890; -74.574827 (42.910890, -74.574827).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), of which, 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (6.32%) is water.

The village is on the north side of the Mohawk River across from the Village of Canajoharie and the New York State Thruway.

New York State Route 5 (Grand Street) passes through Palatine Bridge, where it intersects with New York State Route 10 (Lafayette Street).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 493
1880 332 −32.7%
1900 360
1910 392 8.9%
1920 443 13.0%
1930 503 13.5%
1940 585 16.3%
1950 592 1.2%
1960 578 −2.4%
1970 601 4.0%
1980 604 0.5%
1990 520 −13.9%
2000 706 35.8%
2010 737 4.4%
Est. 2016 754 [2] 2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 737 people, 311 households, and 182 families residing in the village. The population density was 795.2 people per square mile (306.3/km2). There were 335 housing units at an average density of 344.6 per square mile (132.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98% White, 0.1% African American, 0.5% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 311 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 43.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the village, the population was spread out with 13.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 16.7% from 25 to 44, 30% from 45 to 64, and 31.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,773, and the median income for a family was $58,393. Males had a median income of $53,083 versus $31,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $25,854. About 8.1% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 13.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census". Retrieved May 13, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 13, 2018. 

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