NY

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

About Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie, NY is located in Dutchess County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Poughkeepsie is about 86,794 with about 2,290 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 394,760.

The Average Home Value is $153,600.00, which is roughly 43% lower than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 19% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,179.67, which is roughly 37% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 25% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Poughkeepsie is about 10.6%.

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

Dutchess County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 17.89% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 53.62%
Republican: 44.03%
Other: 1.15%
Libertarian: 0.82%
Green: 0.38%


Nearby Locations

Arlington, NY (2.82 mi.)
Milton, NY (4.45 mi.)
Highland, NY (4.71 mi.)
Hyde Park, NY (5.75 mi.)
Pleasant Vly, NY (5.99 mi.)
New Hamburg, NY (7.46 mi.)
Marlboro, NY (7.50 mi.)
Clintondale, NY (7.64 mi.)
Salt Point, NY (9.11 mi.)
New Paltz, NY (9.56 mi.)
Staatsburg, NY (9.97 mi.)
Modena, NY (10.59 mi.)
Hopewell, NY (10.82 mi.)
East Fishkill, NY (10.82 mi.)
Hopewell Jct, NY (10.82 mi.)
Wiccopee, NY (10.82 mi.)
Fishkill, NY (11.07 mi.)
Verbank, NY (11.20 mi.)
Tillson, NY (11.99 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 12601, 12603, 12604
Latitude : 41.675514
Longitude : -73.860106
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 189 ft.
Area Code(s) : 845, 914

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.35
Male Population Estimate : 48.14%
Female Population Estimate : 51.86%
Median Age : 30.9
Male Median Age : 30.0
Female Median Age : 31.6

White Population Estimate : 71.24%
Black Population Estimate : 20.61%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 13.01%
Asian Population Estimate : 4.97%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.30%
Other Population Estimate : 5.71%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Poughkeepsie specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Dutchess County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Dutchess County: About 204 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Dutchess County is about 44% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 29% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.