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Country United States
State New York
County Albany County
Town Town of Coeymans
 (2000 Census)
 • Total 1.221 sq mi (3.16 km2)
 • Land 1.092 sq mi (2.83 km2)
 • Water 0.129 sq mi (0.33 km2)
59 ft (18 m)
 • Total 835
 • Density 683.9/sq mi (264.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code 518
FIPS code 36-16683
GNIS feature ID 947000

Coeymans is a hamlet in Albany County, New York, United States. It is located on Route 144 in the southeastern part of the Town of Coeymans. The population was 835 at the 2000 census, which listed the community as a census-designated place (CDP), but it was not included as a CDP in the 2010 census.


The Dr. Wesley Blaisdell House, Abraham Houghtaling House, Brigadier General David McCarty Stone Cottage, and Alexander Willis House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Coeymans is located at 42°28′26″N 073°47′32″W / 42.47389°N 73.79222°W / 42.47389; -73.79222 (42.4739705, -73.7923456) and its elevation is 59 feet (18 m).

According to the 2000 United States Census, the CDP had a total area of 1.221 square miles (3.16 km2), of which 1.092 square miles (2.83 km2) was land and 0.129 square miles (0.33 km2) was water.

Coeymans is on the west bank of the Hudson River.


As of the census of 2000, there are 835 people, 313 households, and 215 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 764.3 per square mile (295.8/km²). There are 354 housing units at an average density of 324.0/sq mi (125.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 91.50% White, 4.19% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 2.28% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. 6.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 313 households out of which 39.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% are married couples living together, 20.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% are non-families. 26.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.61 and the average family size is 3.15.

In the CDP, the population is spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP is $34,440, and the median income for a family is $44,554. Males have a median income of $41,250 versus $27,125 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $16,212. 9.0% of the population and 9.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.1% of those under the age of 18 and 17.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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