Poughkeepsie (zip 12601), New York 

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Population

41,944

-3.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.5%

Median Income

$41,331

Median Home Price

$286,000

Median Age

35.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 4.9

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Poughkeepsie (zip 12601), 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 the 12601 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Poughkeepsie (zip 12601)
Cost of Living: 6.9% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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Poughkeepsie, Ny Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Poughkeepsie (zip 12601) is 8.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Poughkeepsie (zip 12601) jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Poughkeepsie (zip 12601)'s cost of living is 6.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Poughkeepsie (zip 12601)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 12601 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Poughkeepsie (zip 12601)'s population is 41,944 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.7%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Poughkeepsie (zip 12601) is Real Estate: $286,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.3%.

SCHOOLS
Poughkeepsie (zip 12601) 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 (zip 12601). More Education



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Housing Market in Poughkeepsie

It's a good time to buy in Poughkeepsie. Home Appreciation is up 18.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Poughkeepsie is $286,000.
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Reviews for Poughkeepsie   1 Reviews
Poughkeepsie, NY: Great Transportation - 3/6/2009
I love the public transportation up here. We have a MetroNorth/Amtrack station, to get into NYC, but we also have 2 bus lines to get around the Hudson Valley. It's a... Read More

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