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Hoosick is a town in Rensselaer County, in the Albany metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "stony place."
The latitude of Hoosick is 42.862N. The longitude is -73.328W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 407 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,759.
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14% of Hoosick residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hoosick ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hoosick was $20,614, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Hoosick residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Hoosick include Hoosick Falls Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hoosick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $399. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $940.
Libraries in Hoosick include Cheney Library ... View libraries
Rensselaer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hoosick political report.
The average commute time for Hoosick workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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