Poughkeepsie is a city located in Dutchess County New York. Poughkeepsie has a 2020 population of 30,746. Poughkeepsie is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually but its population has decreased by -0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,832 in 2010.
The average household income in Poughkeepsie is $63,046 with a poverty rate of 19.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,113 per month, and the median house value is $196,800. The median age in Poughkeepsie is 37.8 years, 37.2 years for males, and 39 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Poughkeepsiewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.67%.
81.42% of Poughkeepsie residents speak only English, while 18.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.11% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Poughkeepsie is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Poughkeepsie is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.95%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Poughkeepsie
82.55% of Poughkeepsie residents were born in the United States, with 67.32% having been born in New York. 8.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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