Cohoes, New York

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Population in 2019: 16,687 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 7,481  (44.8%)
Females: 9,206  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 12047.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,129 (it was $32,856 in 2000)
Cohoes:

$58,129
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,439 (it was $18,416 in 2000)

Cohoes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $164,764 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Cohoes:

$164,764
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $184,235; detached houses: $182,066; townhouses or other attached units: $216,292; in 2-unit structures: $179,084; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,141; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $223,840

Median gross rent in 2019: $957.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cohoes: 106.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.7%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 31.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.1% for American Indian residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 40.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cohoes, NY (2019)
    • 13,17479.3%White alone
    • 1,70610.3%Two or more races
    • 1,0006.0%Hispanic
    • 9235.6%Black alone
    • 1180.7%Asian alone
    • 250.2%American Indian alone
    • 180.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Cohoes, New York as of October 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cohoes is 568 to 1.


Crime rates in Cohoes by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
2
(12.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(13.2)
1
(6.7)
3
(20.0)
4
(26.7)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.2)
4
(24.7)
1
(6.2)
4
(24.7)
8
(49.3)
3
(18.1)
6
(35.3)
5
(29.4)
5
(29.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(33.1)
4
(26.8)
6
(39.9)
12
(80.1)
11
(73.9)
11
(67.7)
8
(49.3)
11
(68.0)
12
(74.1)
10
(61.6)
6
(36.1)
12
(70.6)
9
(53.0)
3
(17.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
43
(284.3)
63
(421.6)
52
(345.9)
35
(233.8)
28
(188.1)
23
(141.6)
31
(191.1)
14
(86.5)
26
(160.5)
20
(123.3)
17
(102.3)
23
(135.2)
31
(182.6)
27
(161.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(363.6)
44
(294.4)
42
(279.4)
93
(621.1)
92
(618.1)
109
(671.1)
91
(561.0)
65
(401.8)
51
(314.8)
47
(289.7)
39
(234.7)
37
(217.6)
25
(147.2)
14
(83.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
115
(760.3)
114
(762.8)
127
(844.9)
226
(1,509)
195
(1,310)
172
(1,059)
196
(1,208)
163
(1,007)
153
(944.3)
166
(1,023)
167
(1,005)
147
(864.3)
157
(924.7)
127
(759.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(112.4)
13
(87.0)
20
(133.0)
18
(120.2)
15
(100.8)
14
(86.2)
10
(61.7)
15
(92.7)
21
(129.6)
17
(104.8)
18
(108.3)
16
(94.1)
13
(76.6)
12
(71.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.2)
N/AN/A7
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
4
(23.5)
1
(5.9)
1
(6.0)
City-Data.com crime index142.2155.8161.1205.6168.9149.8165.3118.5144.2152.2111.0133.8141.2127.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cohoes, NY

Crime rate in Cohoes detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 35 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
New York average:

2.92
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Ancestries: Irish (16.1%), Italian (11.9%), Polish (7.7%), French (6.1%), American (5.3%), German (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1848

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 4,457 people per square mile   (average).

Cohoes, New York map

912 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.0% Africa, 0.7% Latin America).

This city:

5.5%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,049 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,321 (2.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.77 N, Longitude: 73.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,235 (-31.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 824 (9.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in Cohoes, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cohoes, NY in 2019
Cohoes satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $232,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cohoes, NY residents
Average permit cost in Cohoes, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Cohoes, NY
Historical housing units in Cohoes, NY
Most common industries in Cohoes, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Cohoes, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)

Average climate in Cohoes, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cohoes, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.215. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0698
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.64
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above New York state average. It is 68% 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 Cohoes center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 120.3 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) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from the city 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 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 163.9 miles away from Cohoes 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
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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cohoes topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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) - Football player.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Cohoes:

Marital status in Cohoes, NY
  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cohoes:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
New York average:

13.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cohoes
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cohoes, NY (based on Albany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Albany County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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
Here:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Albany County:

14.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.6%
New York:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cohoes:

48.9%
New York:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cohoes:

9.8%
New York:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cohoes:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Cohoes:

57.6%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Cohoes:

78.5%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cohoes, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 32$217,425$81,5340$0
Firefighters 32$190,247$71,3430$0
Other and Unallocable 28$146,507$62,7890$0
Solid Waste Management 13$53,082$48,9996$6,115
Streets and Highways 10$34,431$41,3173$5,096
Financial Administration 6$29,726$59,4520$0
Water Supply 6$24,970$49,9400$0
Other Government Administration 5$11,063$26,5510$0
Sewerage 3$11,890$47,5600$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$15,288$91,7280$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,003$54,0180$0
Local Libraries 1$3,992$47,9044$6,115
Fire - Other 1$7,134$85,6080$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 28$24,630
Police - Other 0$0 10$16,986
Totals for Government 141$754,757$64,23551$58,942

Cohoes government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $981,000 ($58.79)
    General - Other: $307,000 ($18.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $200,000 ($11.99)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($1.92)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,632,000 ($397.44)
    Police Protection: $3,114,000 ($186.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,980,000 ($178.58)
    Sewerage: $1,600,000 ($95.88)
    Water Utilities: $1,103,000 ($66.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,025,000 ($61.43)
    Regular Highways: $903,000 ($54.11)
    Financial Administration: $623,000 ($37.33)
    Central Staff Services: $413,000 ($24.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $350,000 ($20.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000 ($15.58)
    General Public Buildings: $246,000 ($14.74)
    Libraries: $195,000 ($11.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000 ($11.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000 ($8.39)
    Health - Other: $60,000 ($3.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $759,000 ($45.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $515,000 ($30.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($3.78)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($2.88)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($1.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.12)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.12)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,363,000 ($561.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.24)

Cohoes government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,956,000 ($117.22)
    Other: $232,000 ($13.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $137,000 ($8.21)
    Parking Facilities: $35,000 ($2.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000 ($1.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,477,000 ($328.22)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($1.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,377,000 ($82.52)
    Interest Earnings: $172,000 ($10.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000 ($8.87)
    Rents: $10,000 ($0.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,952,000 ($116.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,743,000 ($164.38)
    Other: $788,000 ($47.22)
    Highways: $510,000 ($30.56)
  • Tax - Property: $7,171,000 ($429.74)
    Other License: $544,000 ($32.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $477,000 ($28.59)
    Amusements License: $4,000 ($0.24)

Cohoes government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,871,000 ($711.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,511,000 ($629.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,380,000 ($262.48)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,220,000 ($252.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,360,000 ($81.50)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000 ($9.59)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,000,000 ($59.93)
    End of Fiscal Year: $980,000 ($58.73)

Cohoes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,856,000 ($111.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,559,000 ($153.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,220,000 ($252.89)

6.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rensselaer County, NY  1.20% ($44,282 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.79% ($49,068)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.73% ($61,303)


6.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rensselaer County, NY  1.30% ($42,780 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.85% ($47,980)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.85% ($60,478)
Businesses in Cohoes, NY
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts2U-Haul2
FedEx3UPS3
GNC1

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cohoes: Joseph Leonard.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cohoes fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 794ft / 242mTotal length
  • $206,587,000Total costs
  • 926,814Total average daily traffic
  • 31,325Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Cohoes, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 81950-1959
  • 181980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cohoes, NY

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 06/01/2022, 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: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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, N1015K, N-1015K, Serial Number: 3742, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 06/16/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony Russo, 89 Island View Rd, 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, N570SP, N-570SP, Serial Number: 172S8495, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2006
    Registrant (LLC): Dutch Meadows Leasing LLC, 8 Wallbrook Ct, 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, N22311, N-22311, Serial Number: F3139, Year manufactured: 1939, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Charles C Caswell, 596 Saratoga St, Cohoes, NY 12047
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/27/2019

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 in Cohoes, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cohoes, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 80. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 127 took place in 2004, and the least - 9 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cohoes, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.2%), and Outside Fires (38.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cohoes, NY
    • 63847.2%Structure Fires
    • 51938.4%Outside Fires
    • 1198.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 765.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cohoes, NY
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Electricity
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cohoes, NY
  • 72.5%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Cohoes compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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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