Poughkeepsie, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Poughkeepsie, New York Info Snack

Population
30,381
Unemployment
9.4%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$196,800
Median Income
$43,794
Median Rent
$1,113

Poughkeepsie SnackAbility

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

Poughkeepsie, NY Crime Report

748
Total Crimes
2,458.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-0.72%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Poughkeepsie
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 748 2,458.7 1,731.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 235 772.5 358.6 366.7
Murder 3 9.9 2.9 5.0
Robbery 63 207.1 92.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 143 470.1 229.0 250.2
Property Crime 513 1,686.3 1,373.3 2,109.9
Burglary 73 240.0 141.9 340.5
Larceny 402 1,321.4 1,166.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 38 124.9 65.3 219.9

Poughkeepsie, NY Cost Of Living

116
Poughkeepsie's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Poughkeepsie New York National Average
Overall 116 117 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 110 108 100
Health 117 101 100
Housing 106 145 100
Transportation 124 102 100
Utilities 123 97 100

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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
2019 30,381 0.1%
2018 30,356 -0.5%
2017 30,505 -0.0%
2016 30,511 -0.4%
2015 30,635 -0.3%
2014 30,716 -1.5%
2013 31,172 -1.3%
2012 31,593 -3.0%
2011 32,564 0.4%
2010 32,441 -

Race / Ethnicity in Poughkeepsie

White
40.8% (12,386)
African American
35.4% (10,765)
American Indian
0.2% (70)
Asian
1.0% (290)
Hawaiian
0.0% (15)
Other
0.3% (93)
Two Or More
5.9% (1,786)
Hispanic
16.4% (4,976)
Race Poughkeepsie NY USA
White 40.8% 55.6% 60.7%
African American 35.4% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 8.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.9% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.4% 19.0% 18.0%

Gender in Poughkeepsie

Female
50.8% (15,430)
Male
49.2% (14,951)
Gender Poughkeepsie NY USA
Female 50.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Poughkeepsie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,822)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (3,341)
High School / GED
28.0% (8,506)
Some College
23.0% (6,987)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,734)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (4,253)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,126)
Professional Degree
1.0% (303)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (303)
Education Poughkeepsie NY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Poughkeepsie, New York

Less than $10,000
8.1% (246,752)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.9% (271,498)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (341,730)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (364,355)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (485,256)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (501,047)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (300,722)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (300,722)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (127,736)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (98,276)
Income Poughkeepsie NY USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.9% 4.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 7.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 12.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 15.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 8.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 10.7% 7.7%

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