Poughkeepsie, New York

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Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 22.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.6%

Crime Rate

37.33% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 29
  • Violent Crimes: 929
  • Robbery: 325
  • Burglary: 614
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 86 offenders in Poughkeepsie
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $199,950
  • Median Sales Price: $170,000
  • Foreclosures: 535
  • Homes For Sale: 489
  • Homes For Rent: 76

Environmental Hazards

392 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 19
  • Superfunds: 26
  • Tanks & Spills: 346

Unemployment

Moderate 5.4%
  • New York unemployment average: 5.7%
  • National unemployment average: 5.8%

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20 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 20 K-12 public schools in Poughkeepsie, NY and 12 private schools. Homefacts rates Poughkeepsie's schools as Average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

86 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Poughkeepsie, NY

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$199,950 compared to October 2013
Median Sales Price
$170,000 compared to October 2013

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.5%
  • Rented
    53.7%
  • Owned
    33.8%

489 Homes For Sale View All

$225,000
37 Hudson Heights Dr
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$274,900
7 Ronnie Lane
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$159,900
6 Cypress Lane
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,300,000
863 Freedom Plains Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
3 Beds | 2 Baths

535 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$128,757  
$187,521
Monitor Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$124,356
Mack Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$250,494
Meyer Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
NR Beds | NR Baths
$56,108
Hurlihe St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
2 Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2013, the city of Poughkeepsie, NY issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Poughkeepsie, NY issued 11 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Building Permits By Year

76 Rental Properties View All

$1,100
11 W Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$795
45 Fulton Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,800
162 Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,000
42 College Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
2 Beds | 1 Baths

Fair Market Rents

  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $886
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,023
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,258
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,576
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,681

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Environmental Hazards

392 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (974/998)
    Poughkeepsie, NY has 97.6% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Poughkeepsie, NY is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.42 Average
    Poughkeepsie, NY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 26.62°
  • February 30°
  • March 40.27°
  • April 50.77°
  • May 61.4°
  • June 68.6°
  • July 74.65°
  • August 71.25°
  • September 64.35°
  • October 53.03°
  • November 42.03°
  • December 32.02°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Poughkeepsie, NY

Earthquakes
Poughkeepsie, NY has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Poughkeepsie, NY has a low risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Poughkeepsie, NY has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Poughkeepsie, NY has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Poughkeepsie, NY: $40,693

Median Cost Of Living

Cost of Living index National Average is 100. Values under are lower cost and values over are higher cost.

Unemployment

Unemployment in Poughkeepsie is 5.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.7% and 5.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 67.50%
White Collar - 32.50%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo
  • Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
  • Sen. Charles E. Schumer

City Representatives

  • Christopher P Gibson
  • Paul Tonko
  • Richard L Hanna

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

11 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all

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