Cos Cob

Cos Cob is a neighborhood located in the town of Greenwich, Connecticut, United States.

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Welcome to Cos Cob

 
Cos Cob is a neighborhood located in the town of Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. It is situated on the Mianus River and is home to many historic sites, including the Bush-Holley House, which is now a museum of art and history. Cos Cob is known for its charming downtown area, which is home to many shops, restaurants, and cafes. The neighborhood is also home to several parks and outdoor recreation areas, including the Mianus River State Park and the Cos Cob Park. Cos Cob is easily accessible by car or train and is located about 35 miles northeast of New York City. It is a popular destination for those looking to enjoy the scenic beauty of Connecticut and escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
 

What to Love

  • A casual and welcoming atmosphere.
  • Diverse restaurants and specialty shops.
  • Numerous public parks.

Local Lifestyle

Cos Cob is a close-knit community with an abundance of parks and scenic outdoor recreation space. Landmarks in the area include the 1730s Bush-Holley House, which hosted a famed colony of American Impressionist painters between the 1890s and 1920s. With idyllic natural scenery including hundreds of acres of parkland, it’s easy to see why this laidback Greenwich neighborhood would appeal to artistic sensibilities. It’s the perfect pastoral escape from city life.
 

Dining, Entertainment and Shopping

East Putnam Avenue is Cos Cob’s main street, featuring privately-owned restaurants and independent specialty retailers. Louie’s is a popular upscale Italian restaurant serving delicious pasta, meat, and seafood dishes in a trendy space with a roaring fireplace. For more casual but no less authentic Italian eats, Villa Nuova makes delicious paninis, sandwiches, salads, and appetizers. The rustic tavern Little Pub offers a cheerful atmosphere for enjoying a craft beer and elevated pub grub. It’s a go-to spot during early dinner hours for families with young children.
 
Cos Cob’s affinity with the water is on full display at Coast Seafood. Here diners enjoy exquisitely crafted meals prepared with ultra-fresh seafood and seasonal organic ingredients. The family-run Mumbai Times serves traditional Indian cuisine for those who love spice. It’s small in size but also does a brisk take-out business.
 
Shops in Cos Cob feel like a quintessential part of the community. Ann’s Hobby Center has been a local delight for decades, with children and adults alike choosing from its selection of hundreds of specialist craft and hobby items. Design boutique habitatgreenwich is packed with unique artwork, furniture, home décor items, and gifts. Greenwich Cheese Company stocks an expertly-curated selection of artisan and farmhouse cheeses sourced directly from small farms, cheesemakers, and importers. The store also offers premium charcuterie, high-quality pantry items, and prepared gourmet platters.
 

Things to Do

Cos Cob is home to many parks with a host of recreational amenities. On the Cos Cob Harbor waterfront, Cos Cob Park features athletic fields, picnic tables, a playground, a 9/11 memorial, and a theater overlooking Long Island Sound. Loughlin Avenue Park is an inland green space also featuring a playground and athletics field, as well as courts for basketball, tennis, and paddle tennis. Bible Street Park has athletic fields and a playground alongside bocce and basketball courts. Cos Cob’s largest park is the enchanting Montgomery Pinetum. Trails here run through a 102-acre expanse of dense forest with soaring pine trees and dramatic rocky outcroppings. Montgomery Pinetum’s captivating landscape also includes giant marble monoliths, scenic ponds, beautiful blooming wildflowers, and botanical gardens featuring collections of unique plants.
 

Schools

Cos Cob is served by the Greenwich School District. 
 
  • Cos Cob Elementary School, Public, PK-5.

Overview for Cos Cob, CT

7,504 people live in Cos Cob, where the median age is 41.3 and the average individual income is $93,893. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,504

Total Population

41.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$93,893

Average individual Income

Around Cos Cob, CT

There's plenty to do around Cos Cob, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

14
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
4
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Coffee For Good, Penny Cha, and Thunyatorn.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.34 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.78 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.71 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.22 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.72 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.59 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cos Cob, CT

Cos Cob has 2,713 households, with an average household size of 2.75. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cos Cob do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,504 people call Cos Cob home. The population density is 2,291.47 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,504

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.3

Median Age

49.88 / 50.12%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,713

Total Households

2.75

Average Household Size

$93,893

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cos Cob, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Cos Cob. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5

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