Natural Bridge CDP, New York
Population 741


Median Home Value
Half are $65,100 - $217,000
Median Monthly Owner Costs
With a Mortgage
Median Year Housing Built
Employment & Commute
Median Household Income
Poverty Rate
Unemployment Rate
Percent in Public School
Ages 5-17 Enrolled in School
Under 18

The city of Natural Bridge is one of 21 cities in Jefferson County. While many may refer to it as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP). Natural Bridge is a rural city located in northern New York near the Oswegatchie River.

Natural Bridge, NY is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.
Need a wider view? Natural Bridge, NY is a part of the Watertown, NY Metro Area.



Median Year Housing was BuiltAll Housing Including Owner/Renter Occupied and Unoccupied


Home Ownership PercentageOccupied Housing Units


Median Owner Occupied Home Value


Median Monthly Ownership CostsOwner Occupied Housing Units with a Mortgage

Monthly housing costs include mortgage payments, real estate taxes, insurance, utilities, and condo fees. When comparing to monthly rental costs, be careful to also look at the median number of bedrooms. Owner occupied homes generally include more bedrooms than rentals.


Housing Affordability (Median Multiple)

The median multiple is the ratio of median house price by the median annual household income. In other words, how many years would it take for the median income to pay off the median home price? Higher values indicate that the incomes in the area are not high enough to warrant the higher home prices. Anything under 3 is considered affordable while higher values indicate that housing is not affordable.



Median Household Income


Household Income Inequality

Income inequality is measured using the Gini coefficient. Lower values indicate that household income is spread evenly across the income groups. Higher values indicate that one income group is much more common than others.


Poverty Rate

Poverty status uses the standards set by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). If a family's total income is less than a certain threshold, every person in the family is considered to be in poverty. The threshold varies based on family size, composition, and age.


Median Annual Individual EarningsPast 12 months for the Population Ages 16+ With Earnings


Unemployment RatePopulation Ages 16+ in the Civilian Labor Force

To classify as unemployed, people must not be in the military and must be actively looking for work (also known as the U3 measure of unemployment which is the official unemployment rate). In Natural Bridge, NY, 46% of the population ages 16+ are not employed, but are also not looking for work so they are not considered in the unemployment rate. See the Labor Force Participation Rate for more information.


Labor Force Participation RatePopulation Ages 16+

People in the labor force include those in the armed forces as well as civilians who are employed or classified as unemployed. To classify as unemployed, people must be actively looking for work. Common people that are not considered in the labor force are students, homemakers, retired workers, seasonal workers not currently looking for work, and institutionalized people. In Natural Bridge, NY, 46% of people are neither employed or looking for work.


Educational AttainmentPopulation Ages 25+

Less than High School Diploma
High School Graduate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Professional school degree
Doctorate degree

School EnrollmentPopulation Ages 5-17

Not being enrolled in school does not necessarily mean that the student dropped out. Only schools that lead to a high school diploma or college degree are included. Home schoolers were instructed to select private school. Ages 3-4 are not included because preschool programs are not usually mandated by law and only 0% of children in this age range were enrolled in Natural Bridge, NY.

Enrolled in Public School
Enrolled in Private School
Not Enrolled in School

Percent Enrolled in Public SchoolPopulation Ages 5-17 Enrolled in School



Total Population


Children Under 10


American Indian or Alaskan
Pacific Islander
Two Plus Races


The climate estimates use Natural Bridge, NY weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at LOWVI.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are lower than 88% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are lower than 82% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are higher than 62% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

State2013 ACSNY
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0401979
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0025662
Region2013 ACS1
Division2013 ACS2
State FIPS2013 ACS36
Place FIPS2013 ACS49605
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusNatural Bridge CDP
Name2013 ACSNatural Bridge CDP, New York
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census01779796
Place ANSI2010 Census02389530
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US3649605
GEOID2013 ACS3649605
Population2010 Census365
Population2013 ACS741
Housing Units2010 Census159
Housing Units2013 ACS195
Land Area2013 ACS1.4 square miles
Water Area2010 Census0
Population Density2013 ACS533.3 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[44.056647,-75.511649], [44.085106,-75.484528],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS44.071692198718, -75.49979427294
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census07