Peekskill Information

Peekskill Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Peekskill, NY

General Peekskill Information

State: New York

County: Westchester County

Close cities: Congers, NY, Fort Montgomery, NY, Crugers, NY, Haverstraw, NY, Briarcliff Manor, NY, Garrison, NY, Nelsonville, NY, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Buchanan, NY, Montrose, NY, Lake Mohegan, NY, Thiells, NY, Pomona, NY, Jefferson-Valley, NY, Shrub Oak, NY, New City, NY, Putnam Valley, NY, Tomkins Cove, NY, Firthcliffe, NY, Lake Peekskill, NY, West Point, NY, Ossining, NY, Garnerville, NY, Yorktown Heights, NY, Verplanck, NY, Mohegan Lake, NY, Mount Ivy, NY, Millwood, NY, Highland Falls, NY, Crompond, NY, West Haverstraw, NY, Cortlandt Manor, NY

Peekskill Population (census data)
Total 24,556 (+9.2% since 2000)
Male 11,913 (48.5%)
Female 12,643 (51.5%)

Population Density: 5,679 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 143.2 (US Avg is 100)

Peekskill Elevation: 70 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.32 square miles

Median Household Income: $57,296

Zip Codes: 10566.

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Peekskill Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (48.0%)
  • Black (25.5%)
  • Hispanic (21.9%)
  • Other race (9.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (16.3%)
  • Irish (13.4%)
  • German (7.1%)
  • United States (4.1%)
  • West Indian (3.8%)
  • English (3.2%)
Foriegn Born: 4,515 people (18.4%)
  • Latin America (80.2%)
  • Europe (19.8%)

Local Peekskill Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Mets, New York Yankees
NFL Football: New York Jets, New York Giants
NBA Basketball: , New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, New York Islanders

Peekskill School Information

High Schools
Peekskill High School (1072 Elm Street, Peekskill, NY, 10566 - Peekskill City School District District)
Middle Schools
Peekskill Middle School (212 Ringgold Street, Peekskill, NY, 10566 - Peekskill City School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Hillcrest School (99 Horton Drive, Peekskill, NY, 10566 - Peekskill City School District District)
Oakside School (200 Decatur Avenue, Peekskill, NY, 10566 - Peekskill City School District District)
Uriah Hill School- Early Childhood Center (980 Pemart Avenue, Peekskill, NY, 10566 - Peekskill City School District District)
Woodside School (980 Depew Street, Peekskill, NY, 10566 - Peekskill City School District District)

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