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Population in 2012: 16,174 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 7,506  (46.4%)
Females: 8,668  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12047.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,570 (it was $32,856 in 2000)
Cohoes:

$42,570
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,930

Cohoes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $144,003 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Cohoes:

$144,003
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $153,407; Detached houses: $157,113; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,080; In 2-unit structures: $147,329; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,876; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,689

Median gross rent in 2012: $763.

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  • White alone - 14,505 (89.8%)
  • Hispanic - 650 (4.0%)
  • Black alone - 483 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 267 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 176 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 44 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 28 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cohoes: 109.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (19.4%), French (13.5%), German (10.6%), Italian (10.1%), Polish (9.8%), English (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1848

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 4,320 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Cohoes:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cohoes city:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

1,011 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe).

This city:  6.3%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Cohoes, New York as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cohoes to the number of sex offenders is 674 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,830 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,877 (1.5%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (136.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (143.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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
  • 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
  • 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

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: -4,175 (-25.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,081 (13.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Cohoes household income distribution Cohoes home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cohoes by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.06.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3601112134114
per 100,000 17.938.60.06.56.56.613.26.720.026.76.76.224.7
Robberies 7714445461211118
per 100,000 41.745.06.426.026.126.333.126.839.980.173.967.749.3
Assaults 15344049475843635235282331
per 100,000 89.4218.6255.3319.0306.5380.8284.3421.6345.9233.8188.1141.6191.1
Burglaries 1306541584044554442939210991
per 100,000 774.9418.0261.7377.6260.9288.8363.6294.4279.4621.1618.1671.1561.0
Thefts 265136126114123100115114127226195172196
per 100,000 1579.5874.6804.1742.2802.2656.5760.3762.8844.91509.41310.11059.01208.4
Auto thefts 21381620171317132018151410
per 100,000 125.2244.4102.1130.2110.985.3112.487.0133.0120.2100.886.261.7
Arson 33N/AN/AN/AN/A100111N/A
per 100,000 17.919.3N/AN/AN/AN/A6.60.00.06.76.76.2N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 184.6184.4119.7153.8143.3167.0152.5167.1172.8220.6181.2160.7177.3

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2011, including police officers: 45 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New York average:

3.17

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Cohoes-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 17% 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 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from Cohoes 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 the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 24.2 miles away from Cohoes center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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 Recipient born in Cohoes: Joseph Leonard.


Hospital/medical center in Cohoes:

  • EDDY VILLAGE GREEN (Nursing Home, 421 W COLUMBIA STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Cohoes:

  • LEONARD HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 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 ) (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 3 miles away; TROY, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Cohoes, 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.

Local government website: www.cohoes.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cohoes:

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 4 miles; Troy, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,660)
  • Siena College (about 5 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 9 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 14,693)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 9 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • Union College (about 12 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 13 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,560)

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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.337. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.337
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.78
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.48
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cohoes and their reported violations in the past:

COHOES CITY (Address: 97 MOHAWK STREET , Population served: 15550, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2001), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2000), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2005)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In APR-2003, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2005)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAR-2003, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2005)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In FEB-2003, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2005)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-02-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2005)
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
CANFIELD PARK APARTMENTS (Address: 45 FONDA ROAD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between JAN-19-2006 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (JAN-19-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-11-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2003), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-11-2004)
  • 41 routine major monitoring violations
  • 398 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.4% for Black residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 67.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cohoes, NY

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 compared to New York state average:

Cohoes, New York environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cohoes travel time to work - commute


Cohoes mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.80%
Here63.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchReformed Church in AmericaEpiscopal Church
Adherents73.6%6.4%4.1%2.8%2.0%
Congregations21.1%4.0%9.0%10.1%6.0%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.2%0.7%5.9%
Congregations3.5%7.0%3.0%0.5%35.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$14,660$35,1840$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,908$35,4480$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,410$40,9200$0
Police Protection - Officers 39$192,103$59,1090$0
Police - Other 15$43,891$35,1130$0
Firefighters 50$228,240$54,7780$0
Fire - Other 1$4,004$48,0480$0
Streets and Highways 17$61,107$43,1340$0
Solid Waste Management 14$44,201$37,8870$0
Sewerage 10$38,931$46,7170$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,818$45,81619$10,108
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,401$44,4060$0
Water Supply 9$34,143$45,5240$0
Local Libraries 4$8,504$25,5120$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,954$47,72419$4,817
Totals for Government 172$698,275$48,71738$14,925

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $851,000 ($52.62)
    Regular Highways: $500,000 ($30.91)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,298,000 ($327.56)
    Fire Protection: $2,322,000 ($143.56)
    Police Protection: $1,964,000 ($121.43)
    Sewerage: $990,000 ($61.21)
    Regular Highways: $869,000 ($53.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $854,000 ($52.80)
    Water Utilities: $717,000 ($44.33)
    Financial Administration: $617,000 ($38.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $285,000 ($17.62)
    Central Staff Services: $250,000 ($15.46)
    General Public Buildings: $244,000 ($15.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $212,000 ($13.11)
    Libraries: $177,000 ($10.94)
    Housing & Community Development: $141,000 ($8.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $102,000 ($6.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $466,000 ($28.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $218,000 ($13.48)
    Fire Protection: $168,000 ($10.39)
    General - Other: $119,000 ($7.36)
    Natural Resource - Other: $87,000 ($5.38)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($1.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,944,000 ($429.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $145,000 ($8.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,344,000 ($83.10)
    All Other: $267,000 ($16.51)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($1.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $303,000 ($18.73)
    All Other: $28,000 ($1.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,534,000 ($280.33)
    All Other: $11,000 ($0.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $345,000 ($21.33)
    Interest Earnings: $299,000 ($18.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,512,000 ($93.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,872,000 ($115.74)
    All Other: $300,000 ($18.55)
    Highways: $221,000 ($13.66)
    Health & Hospitals: $26,000 ($1.61)
  • Tax - Property: $5,597,000 ($346.05)
    Public Utilities: $270,000 ($16.69)
    NEC: $188,000 ($11.62)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,413,000 ($149.19)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,284,000 ($79.39)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,271,000 ($387.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,563,000 ($343.95)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,313,000 ($143.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,101,000 ($68.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $183,000 ($11.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $708,000 ($43.77)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($6.18)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,128,000 ($255.22)
    Beginning: $3,128,000 ($193.40)

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 ($169.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,658,000 ($226.17)

7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
New York average:

5.41%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.17%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Rensselaer County, NY  1.31% ($35,333 average AGI)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.81% ($40,884)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.73% ($40,505)


7.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
New York average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rensselaer County, NY  1.34% ($37,596 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.92% ($40,022)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.90% ($49,530)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 82 meters (269ft)
Total costs: $73,726,000
Total average daily traffic: 68,660
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,135

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/26/2001, Expiration Date: 06/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2011, Certifier: Nicholas Chicaway
    Registrant: Albany Marine Service, 1395 New Loudon Rd, Cohoes, NY 12047, Phone: (518) 783-5333

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cohoes)


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

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
Businesses in Cohoes, NY
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts2U-Haul2
FedEx3UPS3
GNC1
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Total of 152 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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