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Dutchess County
  • County in New York

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade C
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Dutchess County is located in New York with a population of 293,524. Dutchess County is one of the best places to live in New York. In Dutchess County, most residents own their homes. In Dutchess County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Dutchess County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Dutchess County are highly rated.

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Population
293,524

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$290,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,237
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Dutchess County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    154.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    55.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    164.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    839.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    31.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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