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Population (year 2000): 15,521. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,085 (-2.8% change)
Males: 7,182 (46.3%), Females: 8,339 (53.7%)

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Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $32,856 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Cohoes:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.0%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (25.5%), French (19.2%), Italian (13.9%), German (11.2%), Polish (10.3%), English (7.6%).

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Land area: 3.7 square miles

Cohoes,

For population 25 years and over in Cohoes

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cohoes city

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

5.3% Foreign born (3.7% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,266 (-7.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Albany, (9.5 miles pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (132.4 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (143.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY Waterford, (2.0 miles Island, NY (2.1 miles Green NY Troy, (2.9 miles NY (3.4 miles Watervliet, NY (3.9 miles Halfmoon, NY Menands, (5.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $265,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $98,500

Latitude: 42.77 N, Longitude: 73.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Retail trade (14.1%), Manufacturing (11.5%), Public administration (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,087 (-19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,319 (18.1%)


 

Crime in Cohoes by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 6.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 3 6 0 1 1
    per 100,000 38.7 19.3 38.7 0.0 6.4 6.4
Robberies 8 7 7 1 4 4
    per 100,000 51.5 45.1 45.1 6.4 25.8 25.8
Assaults 11 15 34 40 49 47
    per 100,000 70.9 96.6 219.1 257.7 315.7 302.8
Burglaries 128 130 65 41 58 40
    per 100,000 824.7 837.6 418.8 264.2 373.7 257.7
Thefts 254 265 136 126 114 123
    per 100,000 1636.5 1707.4 876.2 811.8 734.5 792.5
Auto thefts 47 21 38 16 20 17
    per 100,000 302.8 135.3 244.8 103.1 128.9 109.5
199.0 178.3 156.8 112.7 139.3 129.4


Average climate in Cohoes, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cohoes,

Cohoes-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Cohoes city center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/24/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Cohoes:
  • EDDY COHOES REHABILITATION CENTER (421 COLUMBIA ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Cohoes:
  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; TROY, NY)
  • SETON HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (about 4 miles; TROY, NY)
  • ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; ALBANY, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cohoes:
  • ALBANY INTL (about 8 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 40 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 74 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cohoes:
  • BURRELLO-MECHANICVILLE (about 8 miles; MECHANICVILLE, NY; ID: K27)
  • ROUND LAKE (about 11 miles; ROUND LAKE, NY; ID: W57)
  • RENSSELAER COUNTY (about 12 miles; TROY, NY; ID: 5B7)

Amtrak stations near Cohoes:
  • 10 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 40 $152,738 $45,821 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,680 $32,160 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $40,893 $35,051 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 11 $29,581 $32,270 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $26,051 $39,076 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $3,955 $23,730 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,556 $30,672 3 $1,134
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $4,952 $29,712 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $22,849 $39,169 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $5,691 $22,764 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $9,810 $29,430 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,324 $31,944 3 $542
Police - Other 12 $29,373 $29,373 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 31 $128,556 $49,763 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,281 $27,372 0 $0
Totals for Government 139 $467,291 $40,341 6 $1,676


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cohoes:
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 4 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 7 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 11 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 11 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 16 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)
Public high school in Cohoes:
  • COHOES HS (Students: 658; Location: 1 TIGER WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cohoes:
  • COHOES MS (Students: 527; Location: 7 BEVAN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BOGHT HILLS SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 38 DUNSBACH FERRY RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HARMONY HILL SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: MADELON K. HICKEY WAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ABRAM LANSING SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 27 JAMES ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VAN SCHAICK ISLAND SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 150 CONTINENTAL AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Cohoes:
  • COHOES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 1 ST MARIE'S LANE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRI CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 46; Location: 298 ST AGNES HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Cohoes:
  • COHOES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $145,329; Location: 169 MOHAWK STREET; 26,937 books; 2,615 audio materials; 1,226 video materials; 84 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Saint Agnes Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mohawk River (A), Salt Kill (B).

Park in Cohoes: Lansing Park (1).


Cohoes compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Cohoes:
  • WHAZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cohoes:
  • WRPI (91.5 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WABT (104.5 FM; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQAR (101.3 FM; STILLWATER, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cohoes:
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • WNYA-CA (Channel 39; EASTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)

 

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