Canajoharie, NY is a small town located on the south border of Montgomery County just south of the Mohawk River. It also borders the Erie Canal. The town, referred to by locals as Canjo, is known for its colorful and detailed downtown buildings. The town gives residents a sparse, suburban feel and is perfect for anyone who wants to live a quiet lifestyle. It's popular among both retirees and families with children.
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The town of Canajoharie has a population of approximately 2,181. The median age here is 34.6 and 59% of households have children under the age of 18. With average crime rates that are 40% lower than the state of New York and 58% lower than the national average, it's also considered a very safe place to live.
Residents here are fairly conservative. Montgomery County voted Democratic in the 2000 election and has voted Republican in the next four presidential elections. Demographics are mostly white (91%), Hispanic (3%), multi-racial (3%), and African American (2%).
It's relatively inexpensive to own a home here. The median home value is $95,100 which is 49% lower than the U.S. average and 67% lower than the average in the state of New York. Approximately 69% of residents own their homes, while those who rent pay an average of $724 per month, which is lower than the national average. Browse the newest real estate listings in Canajoharie, NY.
Schools in Canajoharie have a 76% high school graduation rate and test scores that are approximately 9% higher than the United States average. The top schools serving the area are Canajoharie Middle School, Canajoharie Senior High School, Fort Plain Junior/Senior High School, Cherry Valley-Springfield Junior/Senior High School, and East Hill School. Find homes in Canajoharie by school district.
The cost of living in Canajoharie is 12% lower than the U.S. average and 25% lower than the average in New York State. The median household income is $41,705 while the per capita income is approximately $20,486. Primary local industries include healthcare and social assistance, retail trade, manufacturing, accommodation and food services, and educational services.
Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy spending their time at Wintergreen Park where they can hike and catch spectacular views of the 45-foot Canajoharie Falls. The Arkell Museum has an interesting collection of art and the El Rancho Drive-In Theater is another popular local attraction. The Canajoharie Golf and Country Club is an 18-hole public facility that is also a favorite pastime for area residents.
Canajoharie is home to several excellent family-owned restaurants and local shops. The town is also known as a great location for antiquing and is just a short drive away from larger cities with plenty of other amenities.
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