Cohoes, Albany County, New York

Cohoes: City in New York, USA

About

Cohoes is a city located in the county of Albany in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,168 and a population density of 3,813 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,583 inhabitants.

The city was created 109 years ago in 1912.

Quick Facts about Cohoes

Population : 16,583 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Albany County
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 4.24 km2
Altitude : 36 feet / 11 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1913 (109 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:25:35 (11th August 2022)
Postal code : 12047
Density : 3,911 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.5% (2010-2020)
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Location of Cohoes on New York map.
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Geography

Cohoes is located at 42°46'27"N 73°42'0"W (42.7742400, -73.7001200).

Cohoes map

Demographics

The population of Cohoes increased by 2.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,168 - census
2011 16,191 0.14% estimation process
2012 16,208 0.1% estimation process
2013 16,214 0.04% estimation process
2014 16,207 -0.04% estimation process
2015 16,480 1.66% estimation process
2016 16,842 2.15% estimation process
2017 16,773 -0.41% estimation process
2018 16,651 -0.73% estimation process
2019 16,687 0.22% estimation process
2020 16,583 -0.63% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 103,967
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 101,468
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 104,682
April 1, 2010 Population : 101,492
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.7%
People over 65 (%) : 18.0%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 96.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 7,374
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 45,888

Cohoes zip code is 12047. County name: Albany, County fips: 36001

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 45,888
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $165,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,228
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $431
2015-2019 median gross rent : $746
Permits for construction, 2020 : 434
2015-2019 Households : 40,943
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 126,424
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 322,440
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,617,306
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,396,401
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,770
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,214
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,278
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 2,627
2019 total employment : 36,834
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 1,537,373
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 6,785
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 8,403
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,033
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,743
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 357
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,777
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 712
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,113
2010 population per square mile : 110.0
2010 land area in square miles : 922.68

People born in Cohoes (15)

People born in Cohoes, including playwright James A. Herne, actor Al Fremont, baseball player and coach George Davis, .

List

  • Paul Barselou (American actor) he was born in 31/05/1922
  • Harry S. Longley (Fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa.) he was born in 10/09/1868
  • Joseph Leonard (United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 28/08/1876
  • Paul S. Frament (recipient of the Silver Star) he was born in 04/02/1919
  • Ronald Canestrari (American politician) he was born in 22/05/1943
  • Tom Myers (Player of American football) he was born in 24/10/1950
  • Jeff Hoffman (American baseball player for the Colorado Rockies) he was born in 08/01/1993
  • Charles Tyler Olmstead (bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York from 1904 to 1924) he was born in 28/04/1842
  • John T. McDonald III (American politician) he was born in 05/04/1962
  • Harold E. Rosecrans he was born in 01/03/1897
  • Ben Beaury (soccer player) he was born in 13/05/1996
  • Kenneth B. Slater (conductor and cornetist) he was born in 18/06/1917

Schools in Cohoes

College & universities near Cohoes, NY

Code Name City ZIP
195289 Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing Troy (NY) 12065

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cohoes, NY

Code Name Address Type
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL
AMS Amsterdam station Railroad St. & West Main Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Cohoes

Post Office Name City ZIP
Coh Post Office Cohoes (NY) 12047

Other cities in Albany County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Albany County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Albany 95,429 Capital of New York, United States and seat of Albany County
West Albany 93,794 City in New York, United States of America
Guilderland 34,083 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
Tarrytown 11,285 Village in town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York, United States
Watervliet 9,807 City in New York, USA
New Scotland 8,588 Town in New York
Delmar 8,195 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Colonie 7,564 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
Westmere 7,284 Human settlement in New York, United States of America
Coeymans 7,227 Town in New York, USA
Menands 3,832 Village in Albany County, New York, United States
Westerlo 3,257 Town in New York state, United States
Ravena 3,154 City in Albany County, New York, United States of America
Green Island 2,879 Coterminous town-village in New York, United States of America
Voorheesville 2,750 City in Albany County, New York, United States of America
Berne 2,748 Town in Albany County, New York, US

Distance to Other Cities

Cohoes distances to largest New York cities