Poughkeepsie, New York 

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Population

30,371

5% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$38,973

Avg. Home Price

$218,200

Best Places to Live in Poughkeepsie, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

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QUICK FACTS

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 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Poughkeepsie jobs have increased by 1.38%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Poughkeepsie's cost of living is 12.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Poughkeepsie's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Poughkeepsie's population is 30,371 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.29%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 38 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Poughkeepsie is $218,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.34%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Poughkeepsie

It's a good time to buy in Poughkeepsie. Home Appreciation is up 5.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Poughkeepsie Real Estate.

The median home price in Poughkeepsie is $218,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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