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Cochecton is a town in Sullivan County.
The community name derives from an Indian term variously translated as "rock cliff washed by water" or "place of red stone hills."
The latitude of Cochecton is 41.678N. The longitude is -74.994W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,250 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,328.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cochecton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sullivan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12752 ZIP code.
30% of Cochecton residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cochecton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cochecton was $19,841, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Cochecton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cochecton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,014.
Sullivan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cochecton political report.
The average commute time for Cochecton workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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