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Coxsackie is a village in Greene County.
The community name derives from an Indian term, variously translated as "hoot of an owl," "cut banks," "stream outlet" or "place where geese gather."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Coxsackie. For links to other places called Coxsackie, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Coxsackie is 42.350N. The longitude is -73.803W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 141 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,876.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Coxsackie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greene 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 12051 ZIP code.
17% of Coxsackie residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coxsackie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coxsackie was $17,914, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Coxsackie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Coxsackie include Reed Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Coxsackie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $403. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,048.
Libraries in Coxsackie include Heermance Memorial Library ... View libraries
Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coxsackie political report.
The average commute time for Coxsackie workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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