Poughkeepsie, New York - Dental Demographics - Housing

Poughkeepsie, New York - Dental Demographics - Housing

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This 2 mile radius contains 20,032 housing units and a high vacancy rate of 13.0%. This area has a 33.1% home ownership rate and 53.9% of the population are renters. The ownership occupancy levels are well below New York and US.

Home values have two implications—they can signal the relative affluence of an area and thus the ability of its population to spend more on dental care, but they can also show the relative unaffordability of an area and its possibility not to grow as fast as other more affordable locations. The median home ownership value in this area is $212,316 which is well below New York. The median home ownership value for the United States is $204,900. This area averages spending 32.7% of their income on total housing which is considerably higher than the 30% figure that is considered a healthy housing spending percentage. Total housing expenditure includes the cost of shelter as well as utilities, fuel, and public services like water and sewer. This means that housing expenditures use a greater amount of the household budget on a national basis than it should by large amount. Disposable income in this area averages 67.3%. The average housing cost of just shelter as a percent of income in this area at 22.8%. The area is affordable for those living here. In general, all these housing factors are below average indicators of desirability of an area and its economic growth potential.

Table #2 Significant Demographic Characteristics - Page 2

Demographic Analysis for Poughkeepsie, New York
Poughkeepsie, New YorkNew YorkUnited States
Demographic CharacteristicPoughkeepsie
New York
Latitude / Longitude:41.700371, -73.92097
Radius2 miles3 miles
Housing units20,03226,4638,433,903142,853,336
Median home value$212,316$230,612$380,078$264,021
Home ownership rate33.1%38.3%47.2%57.3%
Renter-occupied housing53.9%49.6%41.5%31.2%
Vacant housing units13.0%12.1%11.3%11.5%
Average Cost of Housing$15,709$17,562$24,163$20,090
Average Housing Cost as a Percent of Income22.8%22.7%22.8%21.7%
     Average household size2.382.392.552.58
Family households53.1%55.3%62.3%65.5%
Household with children29.7%30.3%31.7%33.4%
High school graduate or higher86.4%87.7%88.0%88.9%
Bachelor degree or higher27.4%29.6%38.4%33.6%
Native American0.8%0.6%0.6%1.0%
Pacific Islanders0.1%0.1%0.1%0.2%
Other Race8.3%7.1%8.2%7.1%
Hispanic or Latino of any race19.8%17.7%19.7%18.9%

Home Ownership Rates

Poughkeepsie, New York - Home Ownership Rates
Owner Occupied Households by Census Tract

 73.68% to 91.35%
 58.62% to 73.68%
 37.50% to 58.62%
 10.05% to 37.50%
 8.50% to 10.05%