Poughkeepsie Information

Poughkeepsie Information

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

General Poughkeepsie Information

State: New York

County: Dutchess County

Close cities: Chelsea, NY, Staatsburg, NY, Spackenkill, NY, Highland, NY, Haviland, NY, West Park, NY, Crown Heights, NY, Marlboro, NY, Wappingers Falls, NY, Tillson, NY, Red Oaks Mill, NY, Fairview, NY, Salt Point, NY, Hughsonville, NY, Arlington, NY, Rifton, NY, Myers Corner, NY, Clintondale, NY, Milton, NY, Hopewell Junction, NY, Esopus, NY, Hyde Park, NY

Poughkeepsie Population (census data)
Total 29,633 (-0.3% since 2000)
Male 14,178 (47.8%)
Female 15,455 (52.2%)

Population Density: 5,760 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 147.3 (US Avg is 100)

Poughkeepsie Elevation: 209 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.14 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,613

Zip Codes: 12603, 12604, 12602, and 12601.

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Poughkeepsie Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (49.2%)
  • Black (35.7%)
  • Hispanic (10.6%)
  • Other race (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (12.4%)
  • Irish (12.0%)
  • German (8.6%)
  • West Indian (6.0%)
  • English (4.6%)
  • Polish (3.7%)
Foriegn Born: 4,138 people (14.0%)
  • Latin America (80.0%)
  • Europe (20.0%)

Local Poughkeepsie Sports Teams

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

Poughkeepsie School Information

High Schools
Poughkeepsie High School (70 Forbus Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)
Spackenkill High School (112 Spackenkill Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Spackenkill Union Free School District District)
Middle Schools
Arlington Middle School (601 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Arlington Central School District District)
Orville A. Todd Middle School (11 Croft Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Spackenkill Union Free School District District)
Poughkeepsie Middle School (55 College Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)
Elementary Schools
Kinry Road Elementary School (58 Kinry Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Wappingers Central School District District)
Noxon Road Elementary School (4 Old Noxon Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Arlington Central School District District)
Oak Grove Elementary School (40 Kerr Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Wappingers Central School District District)
Vassar Road Elementary School (174 Vassar Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Wappingers Central School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Arthur S. May School (25 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Arlington Central School District District)
Circle Of Courage Learning Center (160 Union Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)
Columbus School (12 South Perry Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)
Dutchess BOCES (5 Boces Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Dutchess Boces District)
G. W. Krieger School (265 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)
Governor George Clinton School (100 Montgomery Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)
Hagan School (42 Hagan Drive, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Spackenkill Union Free School District District)
Morse Young Child Magnet School (101 Mansion Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)
Nassau School (Nassau Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Spackenkill Union Free School District District)
Overlook Primary School (11 Mapleview Road Extension, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Arlington Central School District District)
Titusville Intermediate (128 Grn Meadow Park, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 - Arlington Central School District District)
Violet Avenue School (221 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Hyde Park Central School District District)
W. W. Smith School (400 Church Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)
Warring Magnet Academy Of Science & Technology (283 Mansion Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 - Poughkeepsie City School District District)

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