Hoosick Falls, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 3,436. Estimated population in July 2005: 3,350 (-2.5% change)
Males: 1,625 (47.3%), Females: 1,811 (52.7%)

Rensselaer County

Zip code: 12090

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $36,731 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,900 (year 2000)

Races in Hoosick Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.6%), German (13.7%), French (9.5%), Italian (9.4%), English (9.4%), United States (8.7%).

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hoosick Falls

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hoosick Falls village

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

3.5% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -259 (-7.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hoosick Falls:

  • MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; CAMBRIDGE, NY)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • NORTH ADAMS REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; NORTH ADAMS, MA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hoosick Falls:

  • ALBANY INTL (about 34 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 35 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 52 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hoosick Falls:

  • WILLIAM H. MORSE STATE (about 9 miles; BENNINGTON, VT; ID: DDH)
  • CHAPIN FLD (about 11 miles; CAMBRIDGE, NY; ID: 1B8)
  • GARNSEYS (about 19 miles; SCHUYLERVILLE, NY; ID: B04)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hoosick Falls:

  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 25 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 32 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; FT enrollment: 4,499)
  • SKIDMORE COLLEGE (about 32 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; FT enrollment: 2,317)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 32 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 37 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)

Schools

Public high school in Hoosick Falls:

  • HOOSICK FALLS HS (Students: 592; Location: 21187 NY RT 22; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Hoosick Falls:

  • HOOSICK FALLS ES (Students: 657; Location: 21187 NY RT 22; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Hoosick Falls:

  • ST MARYS ACADEMY ELEMENTARY (Students: 180; Location: 4 PARSONS AVE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Hoosick Falls:

  • CHENEY LIBRARY (Operating income: $107,054; Location: 77 CLASSIC STREET; 17,413 books; 130 audio materials; 260 video materials; 59 serial subscriptions)