Poughkeepsie, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Poughkeepsie, New York Info Snack

Population
30,341
Unemployment
8.3%
Poverty
20.2%
Median Home
$204,000
Median Income
$47,008
Median Rent
$1,127

Poughkeepsie SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
7

Poughkeepsie, NY Crime Report

772
Total Crimes
2,532.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
7.96%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Poughkeepsie
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 772 2,532.8 1,774.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 243 797.2 363.8 387.8
Murder 6 19.7 4.2 6.5
Robbery 46 150.9 90.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 170 557.7 240.7 279.7
Property Crime 529 1,735.6 1,410.7 1,958.2
Burglary 57 187.0 165.5 314.2
Larceny 440 1,443.6 1,143.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 32 105.0 101.7 246.0

Poughkeepsie, NY Cost Of Living

113
Poughkeepsie's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Poughkeepsie New York National Average
Overall 113 119 100
Services 123 112 100
Groceries 104 110 100
Health 117 102 100
Housing 105 144 100
Transportation 115 105 100
Utilities 133 99 100

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Rankings for Poughkeepsie in New York

Map Of Poughkeepsie, NY

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Population over time in Poughkeepsie

Year Population % Change
2020 30,341 -0.0%
2019 30,356 -0.5%
2018 30,505 -0.0%
2017 30,511 -0.4%
2016 30,635 -0.3%
2015 30,716 -1.5%
2014 31,172 -1.3%
2013 31,593 -3.0%
2012 32,564 0.4%
2011 32,441 -

Race / Ethnicity in Poughkeepsie

White
40.9% (12,415)
African American
32.8% (9,939)
American Indian
0.2% (74)
Asian
1.0% (296)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.2% (53)
Two Or More
5.5% (1,665)
Hispanic
19.4% (5,894)
Race Poughkeepsie NY USA
White 40.9% 55.2% 60.1%
African American 32.8% 14.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 1.0% 8.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.6% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.5% 2.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 19.4% 19.1% 18.2%

Gender in Poughkeepsie

Female
52.7% (15,999)
Male
47.3% (14,342)
Gender Poughkeepsie NY USA
Female 52.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Poughkeepsie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,820)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (3,034)
High School / GED
28.0% (8,495)
Some College
20.0% (6,068)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,730)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (4,551)
Master's Degree
9.0% (2,730)
Professional Degree
2.0% (606)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (303)
Education Poughkeepsie NY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Poughkeepsie, New York

Less than $10,000
9.6% (290,199)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (214,577)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.0% (304,851)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (328,483)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.5% (470,747)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.9% (452,787)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (302,015)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.3% (343,371)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (163,769)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (163,296)
Income Poughkeepsie NY USA
Less than $10,000 9.6% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 4.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.0% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 7.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.5% 10.4% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.9% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.3% 16.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 8.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 11.5% 8.3%

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