Poughkeepsie, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 13,153 housing units in Poughkeepsie. This represents a 0.3% growth from 13,112 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 13,153 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Poughkeepsie is about 36.8%. Poughkeepsie's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.7%. Average household size is 2.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Poughkeepsie were built after 1946.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom24.60%
Two Bedrooms33%
Three Bedrooms27.90%
Four Bedrooms7.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$115,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1950
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$535

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.80%
Second Mortgage6.70%
Home Equity Loan6.80%
Simple Mortgage50.90%
Debt Free34.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20%