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Popular real estate near Poughkeepsie, NY
Poughkeepsie is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 32,967 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Poughkeepsie is the 36th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Poughkeepsie was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Poughkeepsie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Poughkeepsie is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Poughkeepsie who work in office and administrative support (11.47%), food service (9.14%) and sales jobs (8.50%).
Many people in Poughkeepsie take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among Poughkeepsie citizens for affordable transportation.
The citizens of Poughkeepsie are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.00% of adults in Poughkeepsie having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Poughkeepsie in 2010 was $23,526, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,104 for a family of four. However, Poughkeepsie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Poughkeepsie is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Poughkeepsie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Poughkeepsie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Poughkeepsie also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Poughkeepsie include Italian, Jamaican, Irish, German and English.
In addition, Poughkeepsie has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.23%).
The most common language spoken in Poughkeepsie is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||12,400|
|POUGHKEEPSIE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||38.52%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||61.48%|
|TYPE OF POUGHKEEPSIE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||26.41%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.22%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||38.16%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||30.66%|
|SIZE OF POUGHKEEPSIE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.96%|
|AGE OF POUGHKEEPSIE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.69%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||20.61%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||32.71%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||41.99%|
|POUGHKEEPSIE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$197,876|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$804|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $43,000||2.52%|
|$43,001 - $86,000||3.68%|
|$86,001 - $172,000||31.12%|
|$172,001 - $259,000||38.46%|
|$259,001 - $345,000||17.34%|
|$345,001 - $431,000||4.29%|
|$431,001 - $646,000||1.79%|
|$646,001 - $862,000||0.61%|
|PEOPLE OF POUGHKEEPSIE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.17%|
|5 TO 17||15.03%|
|18 TO 24||15.82%|
|25 TO 34||15.35%|
|35 TO 54||23.63%|
|55 TO 64||9.98%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.00%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||77.42%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$39,528|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$23,526|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||25.94%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (21.42%)
Public Service (5.09%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.23%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||33.50%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.91%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.06%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||8.55%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.51%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||19.50%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (10.05%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (78.95%)
African languages (1.19%)
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