A small town in New York, Great Bend has just under 1,000 residents. Families with young children are a frequent sight, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults are less well-represented. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 27% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $936 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Great Bend will save around $4,100 compared to the state average.
Great Bend residents have an average commute of about 21 minutes, outperforming the New York average of about 38 minutes. Driving is the typical way to get to work, selected by 41% of commuters, while public transit isn't used. Riding a motorcycle is the second-most preferred way to get to work, selected by 1% of commuters. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.
Compared to the national average (5%), Great Bend has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (10%). In addition, 9% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. Great Bend residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose. The four most common are healthcare, education, retail, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 24% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of the town's population works in transportation, which ranks as the top profession in the town. Great Bend workers bring in an average annual income of almost $64K, around $17,000 less than their peers elsewhere in New York. Great Bend's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).
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