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Poughkeepsie Town

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

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    Poughkeepsie Town is located in New York with a population of 44,177. Poughkeepsie Town is in Dutchess County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Poughkeepsie Town offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Poughkeepsie Town there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Poughkeepsie Town and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Poughkeepsie Town are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $248,200
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $1,229
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      31%
    • Own
      69%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade C+
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      92.6
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      5.1
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      30.9
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      51.4
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      167.1
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      2,296.3
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      84.9
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      9%
    • 10-17 years
      9%
    • 18-24 years
      18%
    • 25-34 years
      11%
    • 35-44 years
      11%
    • 45-54 years
      13%
    • 55-64 years
      13%
    • 65+ years
      16%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      19%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      20%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      30%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      24%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      8%
      national  12%

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