Cohocton, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cohocton, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Cohocton had a population of 863 as of July 1, 2015. Cohocton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cohocton is located at latitude 42.4999 and longitude -77.5 in Steuben County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cohocton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Steuben County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

The Village of Cohocton (GNIS ID: 2391617) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cohocton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cohocton: Conhocton, Liberty.

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Cohocton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 863
Population in Households 856
Population in Familes 705
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 575
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $91,880
Average Home Value $105,153


Median Household Income $50,759
Average Household Income $57,781
Per Capita Income $22,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.44%
Households 0.84% 0.55%
Families 0.93% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

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Cohocton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cohocton to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 865 27th
Population Density1 # 897 25th
Diversity Index2 # 1082 9th
Median Household Income # 815 32nd
Per Capita Income # 941 21st

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