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Quick Facts About Poughkeepsie

    The unemployment rate in Poughkeepsie is 5.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Poughkeepsie jobs have Increased by 1.38 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Poughkeepsie's cost of living is 12.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Poughkeepsie's population is 30,371 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.29 percent.
    Average Commute time is 38 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Poughkeepsie is $197,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -25.00%.
    Poughkeepsie public schools spend $22,831 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Poughkeepsie.

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Prices are high here. housing is easily 25-30percent of our monthly... (Read More)



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It'd be great if jobs were available. This city is OK but COL is so much higher in NY than where I was raised in South Maybe I should head... (Read More)




There is a TOWN and CITY of Poughkeepsie. The village of Wappingers Falls is half in the Town of Poughkeepsie. I have realtives in Poughkeepsie who say it is a... (Read More)



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