Cohoes is a small city located along the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk rivers. This community is also known as the Spindle City for its thriving textiles industry that helped to launch the community into the 20th century. The elegant architecture of Cohoes is an appealing departure from modern city life. The beautiful natural surroundings also make this area a popular destination for prospective homeowners. Start shopping for Cohoes, NY homes for sale.
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As of 2019, the population of Cohoes was 16,684. Around 19% of residents are at least 65 years old while another 18.8% are 18 or younger. An estimated 83.7% of locals are white and 6.4% are of African American descent. Another 5.8% of residents identify as Latino or Hispanic. The average household income in this community is $52,042—an increase of nearly 4% over the previous year. Browse the newest real estate listings in Cohoes, NY.
In Cohoes, 89% of the population possess at least a high school diploma while another 26% have achieved a bachelor’s degree or higher. Some 62.9% of Bachelor’s degrees held by those living here are in science, engineering, arts or humanities. Watervliet Elementary and Lansingburgh Senior High School have the highest enrollment rates in Cohoes. Latham Ridge School and Boght Hills School both have an estimated 15 teachers for every student. Find homes in Cohoes by school district.
Hourly workers in Cohoes earn an average of $24.87 per hour and the highest earners are between the age of 45 and 64. Just over 76% of all income earned here comes from wages while another 10.7% of residents rely on investment and retirement income. Those with the greatest annual earnings work science, computers or engineering with healthcare practitioners following close behind.
Popular outdoor attractions like Cohoes Falls or the Friends of Peebles Island offer some stunning scenery, walking trails and gorgeous photo opportunities. Visitors can learn more about the rich cultural history of the area at the Cohoes Visitor Center. Here, patrons can appreciate several exhibits highlighting the fascinating past of this city in New York. There are also a variety of highly-rated restaurants in the area. The Cohoes Music Hall hosts concerts, performances and events regularly.
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