Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $425,900
Mean prices in 2017:all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $613,049; in 2-unit structures: $551,212; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $332,807; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $651,779
Median gross rent in 2017: $1,880.
March 2019 cost of living index in Cos Cob: 132.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.7%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.1% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.3% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cos Cob, Connecticut as of December 06, 2019. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cos Cob is 6,552 to 1. The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 103. This is worse than average.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.295. This is about average.Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.5. This is significantly worse than average.Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.436. This is significantly better than average.Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average.Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 22.6. This is about average.Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.52. This is better than average.Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
Cos Cob-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the Cos Cob place center injured 40 peopleand causedbetween $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 7/19/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the place center causedbetween $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Cos Cob-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut 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 205.5 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 239.0 miles away from the city center On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.8 miles away from Cos Cob center On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 199.0 miles away from the city center On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.9 miles away from Cos Cob center On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from Cos Cob 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)
The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13 Emergencies Declared: 11
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers near Cos Cob:
GREENWICH HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; GREENWICH, CT)
G A R C: CROSS RIDGE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; OLD GREENWICH, CT)
STAMFORD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; STAMFORD, CT)
WITHERELL, NATHANIEL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GREENWICH, CT)
EDGEHILL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; STAMFORD, CT)
STAMFORD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; STAMFORD, CT)
TANDET, WM AND SALLY CTR FOR CONT CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; STAMFORD, CT)
Amtrak stations near Cos Cob:
4 miles: STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
13 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
18 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cos Cob:
SUNY at Purchase College (about 6 miles; Purchase, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
Manhattanville College (about 7 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 2,299)
Norwalk Community College (about 10 miles; Norwalk, CT; FT enrollment: 4,085)
SUNY Westchester Community College (about 11 miles; Valhalla, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
Iona College (about 13 miles; New Rochelle, NY; FT enrollment: 3,775)
The College of New Rochelle (about 14 miles; New Rochelle, NY; FT enrollment: 3,635)
Mercy College (about 15 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; FT enrollment: 8,602)
Public elementary/middle school in Cos Cob:
COS COB SCHOOL(Students: 472, Location: 300 EAST PUTNAM AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
Notable locations in Cos Cob: Mianus River Boat and Yacht Club (A), Cos Cob Station (B), Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich (C), Bush-Holley House (D), William E Finch Junior Archives (E), Greenwich Fire Department Station 2 Cos Cob (F). Display/hide their locations on the map
Tourist attractions: Historical Society Town of Greenwich (Museums; 29 Strickland Road), Bush-Holly House (Museums; 39 Strickland Road).
Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
Gay men: 0.4% of all households
People in group quarters in Cos Cob in 2010:
10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
10 people in group homes intended for adults
6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Banks with branches in Cos Cob (2011 data):
The First Bank of Greenwich: The First Bank Of Greenwich at 444 East Putnam Avenue, branch established on 2006/12/20. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $75.3 mil, Deposits: $62.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
People's United Bank: Cos Cob Branch at 119 East Putnam Avenue, branch established on 2005/10/10. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
First Niagara Bank, National Association: Cos Cob Branch at 211 East Putnam Avenue, branch established on 1995/09/19. 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: Cos Cob Branch at 162 Post Road, branch established on 1946/11/15. 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
Hudson City Savings Bank: East Putnam Avenue Branch at 100 East Putnam Avenue, branch established on 1999/09/15. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
Citibank, National Association: Cos Cob Branch at 453 E. Putnam Avenue, branch established on 1993/12/10. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Cos Cob Banking Center Branch at 371 East Putnam Avenue, branch established on 2012/02/10. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
Religion statistics for Cos Cob, CT (based on Fairfield County data)
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: 223
2.50 / 10,000 pop.
2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
0.06 / 10,000 pop.
0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
0.85 / 10,000 pop.
1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 151
1.70 / 10,000 pop.
2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 861
9.67 / 10,000 pop.
9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($133,139 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($6,479 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
5,646Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:
Boston Post Rd (Lat: 41.042861 Lon: -73.590694), Call Sign: KNAK564, Assigned Frequencies: 150.845 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/1996, Expiration Date: 03/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2001, Registrant: Als Auto Service Station Inc, Boston Post Rd, Cos Cob, CT 06807, Phone: (203) 869-1488