Cold Spring, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cold Spring, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Cold Spring had a population of 2,105 as of July 1, 2016. Cold Spring ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cold Spring is located at latitude 41.4192 and longitude -73.9547 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cold Spring (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Village of Cold Spring (GNIS ID: 2391619) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Cold Spring is located within Town of Philipstown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cold Spring population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cold Spring: Cold Spring-on-Hudson, Coldspring.

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Cold Spring, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,105
Population in Households 2,105
Population in Familes 1,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,546
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 946
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 550
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 369 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $412,651
Average Home Value $488,215


Median Household Income $65,493
Average Household Income $100,417
Per Capita Income $45,128
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.62%
Households 0.62% 0.5%
Families 0.47% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cold Spring, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cold Spring to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 599 50th
Population Density1 # 222 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 505 58th
Median Household Income # 487 59th
Per Capita Income # 232 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.