Canaan Information

Canaan Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Canaan, NY

General Canaan Information

State: New York

County: Columbia County

Close cities: Stephentown, NY, Austerlitz, NY, West Lebanon, NY, Malden Bridge, NY, Spencertown, NY, Brainard, NY, East Nassau, NY, East Chatham, NY, Chatham, NY, Old Chatham, NY, New Lebanon, NY, Columbiaville, NY

Canaan Population (census data)
Total 1,855 (+3.0% since 2000)
Male 1,073 (57.8%)
Female 782 (42.2%)

Population Density: 51 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 92.0 (US Avg is 100)

Canaan Elevation: 847 feet above sea level

Land Area: 36.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $64,203

Zip Codes: 12029.

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Canaan Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Black (8.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.6%)
  • English (15.5%)
  • Irish (13.0%)
  • Italian (10.1%)
  • Polish (5.4%)
  • United States (5.3%)
Foriegn Born: 42 people (2.3%)
  • Europe (61.9%)
  • Latin America (23.8%)
  • Asia (14.3%)

Local Canaan Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks,
NHL Hockey: Buffalo Sabres, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders

Canaan School Information

High Schools
Berkshire Junior-Senior High School (13640 Route 22, Canaan, NY, 12029 - Berkshire Union Free School District District)

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