Latitude: 42.1472

Longitude: -73.5975

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Copake Lake, New York

The selectable maps and pictures on this page present facts related to Copake Lake, New York. Copake Lake is a community (and census-designated place) in Southern Columbia County, New York, United States. The population was 823 at the 2010 census.

Copake Lake census region is named after Copake Lake, a lake by the west town line of the Town of Copake. Copake means "snake pond" in the native language.

Located about 95 miles north of New York City, Copake Lake has become one of the top second-home-buying markets in the New York City region as other expensive, overcrowded, New York second-home communities such as the Hamptons are slowly falling out of favor.


Copake Lake is located at (42.147128, -73.597614)..

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (7.07%) is water.

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As of the census of 2000, there were 762 people, 302 households, and 205 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 79.4 per square mile (30.7/km²). There were 811 housing units at an average density of 84.6/sq mi (32.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.19% White, 0.39% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.79% from other races, and 2.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.57% of the population.

There were 302 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

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Copake is a town in Columbia County, United States. New York, United States. The population was 3,615 at the 2010 census. The town derives its name from a lake, which was known to the natives as Cook-pake, or Ack-kook-peek, meaning "Snake Pond." The town borders Taconic State Park. The Town of Copake is on the south eastern border of the county. History Copake is part of the 1686 Taconic Grant to Robert Livingston for about of good land and of woodland. After it was purchased from the Indians it turned out to be and he established the English style Livingston Manor.

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