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Overview
Population:31,593
Pop. Change:5%
State: New York
Metro Area: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown Metro Area
County: Dutchess County
City:Poughkeepsie
Zip Code:12601, 12603, ... 2 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Poughkeepsie's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown Metro Area

Profile: Small city complex  Location: Southern New York along the Hudson River, 50-100 miles north of New York City Elevation: 292 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Close to New York City Economic cycles
Attractive settingCost of living and housing
Low crime rates Long commutes

Interesting Facts about Poughkeepsie, New York

As of 2014, Poughkeepsie's population is 31,593 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.48 percent.

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The median home cost in Poughkeepsie is $178,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.30 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Poughkeepsie's cost of living is 11.50% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Poughkeepsie public schools spend $19,131 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Poughkeepsie.

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The unemployment rate in Poughkeepsie is 5.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Poughkeepsie jobs have Increased by 0.79 percent.


Ranked #3 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #37 Most Competitive Private Colleges
Ranked #78 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Ranked #83 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Ranked #97 The Most Single Cities
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Map Of Poughkeepsie

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Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Poughkeepsie's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes