Hoosick Falls, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hoosick Falls, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Hoosick Falls had a population of 3,385 as of July 1, 2017. Hoosick Falls ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Hoosick Falls is located at latitude 42.9009 and longitude -73.35 in Rensselaer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hoosick Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rensselaer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 446 feet.

The Village of Hoosick Falls (GNIS ID: 2390904) 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 Hoosick Falls is located within Town of Hoosick, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rensselaer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hoosick Falls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hoosick Falls, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,385
Daytime Population: Workers 992
Daytime Population: Residents 1,826
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,818
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 3,306
Population in Familes 2,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 2,118
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $65,146
Per Capita Income $27,414


Total Housing Units 1,625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 818 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 568 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $132,464
Average Home Value $139,211


Total Households 1,386
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 825
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.46% -0.23%
Households -0.47% -0.2%
Families -0.64% -0.32%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Hoosick Falls, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hoosick Falls to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 455 62nd
Population Density # 406 66th
Diversity Index # 992 18th
Median Household Income # 881 27th
Per Capita Income # 765 36th

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