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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. Poughkeepsie has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, 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%).
Poughkeepsie has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Poughkeepsie has quite a high level of public transit users. Poughkeepsie’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.
The population of Poughkeepsie overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Poughkeepsie, 23.00% have at least a bachelor's 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.
Poughkeepsie also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 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||$198,371|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$807|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $43,000||2.52%|
|$43,001 - $86,000||3.68%|
|$86,001 - $173,000||31.12%|
|$173,001 - $259,000||38.46%|
|$259,001 - $346,000||17.34%|
|$346,001 - $432,000||4.29%|
|$432,001 - $648,000||1.79%|
|$648,001 - $864,000||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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