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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 32,790 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Poughkeepsie is the 36th largest community in New York. Poughkeepsie has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities, Poughkeepsie isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Poughkeepsie are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Poughkeepsie is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Poughkeepsie who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), sales jobs (9.47%) and management occupations (8.71%).
Also of interest is that Poughkeepsie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, 21.92% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Poughkeepsie in 2010 was $23,192, 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 $92,768 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, West Indian and English.
In addition, Poughkeepsie has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.13%).
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||25.80%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.85%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||37.18%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||31.58%|
|SIZE OF POUGHKEEPSIE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.50%|
|AGE OF POUGHKEEPSIE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.27%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||21.78%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||27.70%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||46.25%|
|POUGHKEEPSIE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$211,486|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$734|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $43,000||2.33%|
|$43,001 - $86,000||2.25%|
|$86,001 - $173,000||25.25%|
|$173,001 - $259,000||39.24%|
|$259,001 - $346,000||22.03%|
|$346,001 - $432,000||6.52%|
|$432,001 - $649,000||1.55%|
|$649,001 - $865,000||0.64%|
|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||77.51%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$38,406|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$23,192|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||23.92%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (23.39%)
Public Service (5.32%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.86%)
Real estate (2.09%)
|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 (9.49%)
West Indian (4.71%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (79.52%)
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