Poughkeepsie, New York 

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NEW YORK TOTAL CASES REPORTED

393,454

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

2,613,993

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Population

30,505

-6.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$38,973

Median Home Price

$229,300

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.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

 $399,000 
16 Alda Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1980 SqFt
 $115,000 
153 N Clinton St
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 750 SqFt
 $269,900 
93 N Hamilton St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1628 SqFt

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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 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Poughkeepsie, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Dutchess county voted Democratic in the three most recent Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. 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 $229,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%. 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. 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. Browse Poughkeepsie Real Estate

The median home price in Poughkeepsie is $229,300. 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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ZIP CODES IN POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK
12601

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NEW LISTINGS IN POUGHKEEPSIE
$399,000
16 Alda Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$115,000
153 N Clinton St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$269,900
93 N Hamilton St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$229,900
38 Titus Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$349,900
30 Sutton Park Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$189,900
25 Henmond Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$319,900
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