Fishkill, NY

Fishkill profile

Living in Fishkill

Fishkill is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,166 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fishkill is the 568th largest community in New York.

Fishkill is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fishkill is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fishkill who work in office and administrative support (16.19%), management occupations (11.75%), and teaching (7.96%).

Also of interest is that Fishkill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Fishkill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.35 minutes every day commuting to work.

Fishkill is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.27% of adults in Fishkill have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Fishkill in 2018 was $44,733, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $178,932 for a family of four. However, Fishkill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fishkill is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Fishkill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fishkill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fishkill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.52% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fishkill include Italian, Irish, German, English, and European.

The most common language spoken in Fishkill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.