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Hoosick Falls is a village in Rensselaer County, in the Albany metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "stony place."
The latitude of Hoosick Falls is 42.901N. The longitude is -73.351W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 443 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,383.
A collection of Grandma Moses paintings was discovered in the Thomas Drug Store here in 1938.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hoosick Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rensselaer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12090 ZIP code.
13% of Hoosick Falls residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hoosick Falls ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hoosick Falls was $18,062, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Hoosick Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Hoosick Falls include Hoosick Falls Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hoosick Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $937.
Libraries in Hoosick Falls include Cheney Library ... View libraries
Rensselaer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hoosick Falls political report.
The average commute time for Hoosick Falls workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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