Fishkill, NY


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Fishkill is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,133 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fishkill is the 547th largest community in New York.

Fishkill is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fishkill is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fishkill who work in office and administrative support (21.88%), architecture and engineering (12.38%), and sales jobs (10.94%).

Of important note, Fishkill is also a village of artists. Fishkill has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fishkill’s character.

The population of Fishkill is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.73% of adults in Fishkill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fishkill in 2010 was $31,443, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,772 for a family of four. However, Fishkill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fishkill is a somewhat 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 Asian. Fishkill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.69% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fishkill include Irish, German, English, and French .

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