Poughkeepsie, New York 

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Population

30,505

-6.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.5%

Median Income

$38,973

Median Home Price

$229,300

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Best Places to Live in Poughkeepsie, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Poughkeepsie, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Poughkeepsie, NY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth


What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New York
County: Dutchess County
Metro Area: New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Poughkeepsie
Zip Codes: 12601
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Poughkeepsie is 8.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Poughkeepsie jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Poughkeepsie's cost of living is 5.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Poughkeepsie's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Dutchess county remained moderately Democratic, 53.9% to 44.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Poughkeepsie's population is 30,505 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 6.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Poughkeepsie is Real Estate: $229,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Poughkeepsie

It's a good time to buy in Poughkeepsie. Home Appreciation is up 6.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Poughkeepsie is $229,300.

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Reviews for Poughkeepsie   10 Reviews
Mixed Feelings - 4/14/2018
I have mixed feelings about Poughkeepsie because there are equally as many things I love about that town as there are things I hate about it so I'm just going to write a... Read More

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Housing - 1/9/2013
Prices are high here. housing is easily 25-30percent of our monthly... Read More

cost of living - 12/9/2012
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


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ZIP CODES IN POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK
12601

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