NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Canaan, NY

Canaan, NY is located in Columbia County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Canaan is about 1,113 with about 18 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,793.

The Average Home Value is $286,000.00, which is roughly 6% higher than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 34% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $92,500.00, which is roughly 25% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 38% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Canaan is about 4.5%.

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

Columbia County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 29.05% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 56.97%
Republican: 40.42%
Other: 1.09%
Libertarian: 1%
Green: 0.52%


Nearby Locations

East Chatham, NY (5.10 mi.)
Austerlitz, NY (5.95 mi.)
New Lebanon, NY (6.49 mi.)
Lebanon Spg, NY (6.49 mi.)
Spencertown, NY (9.00 mi.)
Brainard, NY (9.32 mi.)
Old Chatham, NY (9.62 mi.)
Chatham, NY (9.88 mi.)
Malden Bridge, NY (10.72 mi.)
East Nassau, NY (11.00 mi.)
Stephentown, NY (12.00 mi.)
Niverville, NY (13.57 mi.)
Nassau, NY (14.55 mi.)
Valatie, NY (14.64 mi.)
Kinderhook, NY (15.87 mi.)
Hillsdale, NY (15.99 mi.)
Philmont, NY (16.08 mi.)
East Schodack, NY (16.46 mi.)
Ghent, NY (16.83 mi.)
Sand Lake, NY (17.61 mi.)
Schodack Lndg, NY (17.64 mi.)
Copake Falls, NY (18.08 mi.)
Stuyvesant, NY (18.44 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 12029
Latitude : 42.408068
Longitude : -73.429288
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 1085 ft.
Area Code(s) : 518

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.29
Male Population Estimate : 54.63%
Female Population Estimate : 45.37%
Median Age : 45.7
Male Median Age : 39.5
Female Median Age : 50.2

White Population Estimate : 92.81%
Black Population Estimate : 6.92%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.16%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.72%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.18%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.36%
Other Population Estimate : 0.90%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Canaan specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Columbia County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2015)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Columbia County: About 146 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Columbia County is about 34% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 49% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.