Cohoes, New York

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Population in 2014: 16,212 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 
Males: 7,669  (47.3%)
Females: 8,543  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 12047.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,703 (it was $32,856 in 2000)
Cohoes:

$40,703
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,171 (it was $18,416 in 2000)

Cohoes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,627 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Cohoes:

$146,627
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $153,935; Detached houses: $159,329; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,996; In 2-unit structures: $127,317; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,185; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $176,461

Median gross rent in 2013: $795.

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  • Races in Cohoes, NY (2013)

    Cohoes races chart
    • 14,34288.2%White alone
    • 8175.0%Hispanic
    • 5183.2%Black alone
    • 2151.3%Asian alone
    • 1911.2%Two or more races
    • 530.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.03%Other race alone

Races in Cohoes detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cohoes: 108.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), French (13.2%), Italian (10.3%), German (9.5%), Polish (9.3%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1848

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 4,330 people per square mile   (average).

Cohoes,NY real estate house value index trend

Cohoes, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Cohoes:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cohoes city:

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

833 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

5.1%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,292 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,902 (2.1%)

Cohoes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (8.8 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (133.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Waterford, NY (1.3 miles ), Green Island, NY (1.4 miles ), Troy, NY (1.6 miles ), Watervliet, NY (1.8 miles ), Brunswick, NY (2.2 miles ), Menands, NY (2.4 miles ), Halfmoon, NY (2.5 miles ), Wynantskill, NY (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 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
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.77 N, Longitude: 73.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,424 (-27.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,137 (14.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Cohoes household income distribution Cohoes home values distribution

Crime rates in Cohoes by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.06.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0111213411414
per 100,000 0.06.56.56.613.26.720.026.76.76.224.76.224.7
Robberies 144454612111181112
per 100,000 6.426.026.126.333.126.839.980.173.967.749.368.074.1
Assaults 40494758436352352823311426
per 100,000 255.3319.0306.5380.8284.3421.6345.9233.8188.1141.6191.186.5160.5
Burglaries 415840445544429392109916551
per 100,000 261.7377.6260.9288.8363.6294.4279.4621.1618.1671.1561.0401.8314.8
Thefts 126114123100115114127226195172196163153
per 100,000 804.1742.2802.2656.5760.3762.8844.91,509.41,310.11,059.01,208.41,007.5944.3
Auto thefts 16201713171320181514101521
per 100,000 102.1130.2110.985.3112.487.0133.0120.2100.886.261.792.7129.6
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A100111N/AN/A7
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A6.60.00.06.76.76.2N/AN/A43.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 119.7153.8143.3167.0152.5167.1172.8220.6181.2160.7177.3127.1154.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cohoes detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 36 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
New York average:

3.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,266 (-7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Cohoes: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cohoes, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cohoes-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 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 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 31.9 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cohoes-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from Cohoes center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Cohoes center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Albany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cohoes topographic map

Birthplace of: George Davis (shortstop) - Baseball player and coach, Harry S. Longley - Fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa., Ronald Canestrari - Politician, Joseph Leonard - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Paul S. Frament - Soilder, Tom Myers (safety) - Player of football.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cohoes: Joseph Leonard.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cohoes:

  • EDDY VILLAGE GREEN (421 W COLUMBIA STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cohoes:

  • LEONARD HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; TROY, NY)
  • DIAMOND HILL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TROY, NY)
  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL ( TROY ) Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; TROY, NY)
  • OUR LADY OF HOPE RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LATHAM, NY)
  • JAMES A EDDY MEMORIAL GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TROY, NY)
  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; TROY, NY)
  • H AND L RUBIN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; TROY, NY)

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.
  • 13 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cohoes:

  • The Sage Colleges (about 4 miles; Troy, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,499)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 4 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
  • Siena College (about 5 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 9 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 9 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • Excelsior College (about 10 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)

Public high school in Cohoes:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cohoes:

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Library in Cohoes:

  • COHOES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $210,564; Location: 169 MOHAWK STREET; 29,440 books; 1,606 audio materials; 2,018 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 81 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cohoes: Van Schaick Island Country Club (A), Marconi Social Club (B), Cohoes Hose Company Number 5 (C), Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation School Street Hydro-Station (D), Cohoes Board of Education (E), Sons of Saint Michael Gymnasium (F), Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation Champlain Street Hydro-Station (G), Cohoes City Hall (H), Cohoes Fire Department Central Station (I), Cohoes Fire Department Island Station (J), Cohoes Fire Department Hill Station (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cohoes include: Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Michaels Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint James United Methodist Church (E), Saint Agnes Roman Catholic Church (F), Christian Apostolic Church (G), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint John's Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Agnes Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mohawk River (A), Salt Kill (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cohoes include: Greenbriar Park (1), Twilight Park (2), Sunset Park (3), Lansing Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Cohoes Hotel (134 Remsen Street), Century House - Hotel (997 New Loudon Road).

Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.233. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.77
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.3%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 66.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Cohoes in 2010:

  • 165 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Cohoes in 2000:

  • 161 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Cohoes, New York environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Cohoes (2011 data):

  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Cohoes Branch at 100 Mohawk Street, branch established on 1963/08/12. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Cohoes Branch at 72 Mohawk Street, branch established on 1866/04/13. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cohoes Branch at 91 Remsen Street, branch established on 1948/08/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New York average:

13.9

Cohoes travel time to work - commute Cohoes mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Cohoes city (based on Albany County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic85,26729
Mainline Protestant17,18878
Evangelical Protestant15,87372
Other14,47231
Black Protestant2,73911
Orthodox2,0259
None166,640-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Albany County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Albany County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Albany County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Here:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cohoes:

47.2%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cohoes:

10.1%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cohoes:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Cohoes:

56.9%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Cohoes:

78.1%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cohoes, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$30,885$52,9460$0
Other Government Administration 8$15,873$23,81010$2,937
Judicial and Legal 2$10,145$60,8700$0
Police Protection - Officers 34$195,433$68,9760$0
Police - Other 11$35,032$38,2170$0
Firefighters 33$170,331$61,9390$0
Fire - Other 0$0 2$1,955
Streets and Highways 4$17,015$51,0458$6,248
Health 4$15,615$46,8451$1,700
Solid Waste Management 9$33,300$44,4000$0
Sewerage 3$11,156$44,6240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,852$46,22441$6,630
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$12,686$50,7440$0
Water Supply 7$29,545$50,6490$0
Local Libraries 3$9,317$37,2681$850
Totals for Government 129$590,185$54,90163$20,320

Cohoes government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $851,000 ($52.49)
    Regular Highways: $500,000 ($30.84)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,298,000 ($326.79)
    Fire Protection: $2,322,000 ($143.23)
    Police Protection: $1,964,000 ($121.14)
    Sewerage: $990,000 ($61.07)
    Regular Highways: $869,000 ($53.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $854,000 ($52.68)
    Water Utilities: $717,000 ($44.23)
    Financial Administration: $617,000 ($38.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $285,000 ($17.58)
    Central Staff Services: $250,000 ($15.42)
    General Public Buildings: $244,000 ($15.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $212,000 ($13.08)
    Libraries: $177,000 ($10.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $141,000 ($8.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $102,000 ($6.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $466,000 ($28.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $218,000 ($13.45)
    Fire Protection: $168,000 ($10.36)
    General - Other: $119,000 ($7.34)
    Natural Resource - Other: $87,000 ($5.37)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($1.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,944,000 ($428.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $145,000 ($8.94)

Cohoes government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,344,000 ($82.90)
    All Other: $267,000 ($16.47)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($1.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $303,000 ($18.69)
    All Other: $28,000 ($1.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,534,000 ($279.67)
    All Other: $11,000 ($0.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $345,000 ($21.28)
    Interest Earnings: $299,000 ($18.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,512,000 ($93.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,872,000 ($115.47)
    All Other: $300,000 ($18.50)
    Highways: $221,000 ($13.63)
    Health & Hospitals: $26,000 ($1.60)
  • Tax - Property: $5,597,000 ($345.24)
    Public Utilities: $270,000 ($16.65)
    NEC: $188,000 ($11.60)

Cohoes government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,413,000 ($148.84)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,284,000 ($79.20)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,271,000 ($386.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,563,000 ($343.14)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,313,000 ($142.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,101,000 ($67.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $183,000 ($11.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $708,000 ($43.67)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($6.17)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,128,000 ($254.63)
    Beginning: $3,128,000 ($192.94)

Cohoes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,000 ($0.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,741,000 ($169.07)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,658,000 ($225.64)

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
New York average:

5.06%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rensselaer County, NY  1.24% ($38,340 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.67% ($38,260)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.66% ($41,402)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($401 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rensselaer County, NY  1.26% ($35,930 average AGI)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.78% ($53,005)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.77% ($38,453)

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.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)

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)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABT (104.5 FM; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cohoes:

  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • WNYA-CA (Channel 39; EASTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Cohoes fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 82m269ftTotal length
  • $33,852,000Total costs
  • 81,954Total average daily traffic
  • 3,501Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cohoes, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 30 Park Ave (Lat: 42.776444 Lon: -73.685667), Overall height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WMG406, Licensee ID: L00023325
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.000 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022Registrant: Capital Media Corporation, 30 Park Avenue, Cohoes, NY 10247-3330

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1395 New London Rd (Lat: 43.320083 Lon: -73.727889), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WPSN257
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2001, Expiration Date: 06/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2011, Certifier: Nicholas ChicawayRegistrant: Albany Marine Service, 1395 New Loudon Rd, Cohoes, NY 12047, Phone: (518) 783-5333

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cohoes)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1015K , Serial Number: 3742, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1957
    Registrant (Corporation): Nimbus Nomads Flying Club Inc, 89 Island View Rd, Cohoes, NY 12047
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 50-F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC150-50 (50 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22311 , Serial Number: F3139, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Charles C Caswell, 596 Saratoga St, Cohoes, NY 12047
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 24522 , Serial Number: 15280309, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Schodack Aviation Association Inc, 89 Island View Rd, Cohoes, NY 12047
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/16/1982
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4621B , Serial Number: 15283554, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1979
    Registrant (Individual): John E Burke, 15 Manor Ave, Cohoes, NY 12047
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0-360-B1E (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 570SP , Serial Number: 172S8495, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Dutch Meadows Leasing LLC, 8 Wallbrook Ct, Cohoes, NY 12047
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9492H , Serial Number: 17266178, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Schodack Aviation Association, 89 Island View Rd, Cohoes, NY 12047

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED86$145,73353$128,358158$133,51922$57,5001$78,00020$121,0500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$129,0008$145,50030$126,1676$43,8330$07$120,2861$36,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$106,22220$111,25069$124,05823$30,4350$019$92,6842$34,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$114,3005$145,80048$130,9171$7,0000$04$79,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$119,0001$215,0009$134,8890$00$01$96,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00 , 0128.00, 0129.00, 0130.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$155,8575$147,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$135,1430$01$52,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$166,3331$183,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$174,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00 , 0128.00, 0129.00, 0130.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cohoes that have no violations reported:

  • COHOES CITY (Address: 97 MOHAWK STREET , Population served: 15,550, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 100
  • Hazardous Condition: 264
  • Service Call: 30
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Cohoes

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cohoes, NY
Most common first names in Cohoes, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John34372.9 years
Mary32380.4 years
William23871.7 years
Joseph20173.6 years
Edward13972.7 years
Anna12780.7 years
Helen12279.4 years
George11073.5 years
Frank10275.5 years
James10272.6 years
Most common last names in Cohoes, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4978.2 years
Murray3375.5 years
Roberts3172.7 years
Hebert3074.6 years
Gagnon2975.6 years
Charbonneau2872.2 years
Brown2577.6 years
Walsh2474.3 years
Ryan2378.4 years
Bouchard2376.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
Businesses in Cohoes, NY
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts2U-Haul2
FedEx3UPS3
GNC1

Cohoes compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Cohoes on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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