Poughkeepsie, New York - Dental Demographics - Population

Poughkeepsie, New York - Dental Demographics - Population

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Poughkeepsie's current population is 47,797 people with 17,437 households within this smaller 2 mile radius. This area experienced positive population growth of 0.7% from 2010-2020. This area is projected to shrink -1.1% over the next five years. This is lower than the national average.

The median age of the population in this area is 33.1 which is below the state average of 39.6 years old. This area has an average household size of 2.38 persons. This area is not very family centric with 53.1% of the households being family households and with 29.7% having children in the home and 16.6% of the population being under 15 and an additional 22.1% being under 24. Another 25.6% of this area’s population is between 25 and 44 years of age and 20.5% between 45-64 years old leaving 15.2% of the population over 65 years old. These last two age groups are target age groups for dentures, partials, crowns, and other restorative work. This area does have a higher percentage of the population between 15-24 years old which could indicate a college population in this area. Many college students are included in the count, but do not typically make the best patient base for the area.
Poughkeepsie has a daytime employee population of 26,379 versus a permanent population of 47,797 meaning the daytime employee population is 55.2% of the permanent population living in the area and 51.0% of the total daytime population. This is a significant daytime employee population that has a positive impact on the overall numbers.

In this area, 27.4% of the population either holds a bachelor's degree or higher educational degree. Poughkeepsie is lower than the state and US average.

The dominant racial and ethnic groups of the population in the Poughkeepsie area are White 51.8%, Black 30.9%, Asian 2.9%, 8.3% other races and 19.8% Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Table #2 Significant Demographic Characteristics

Demographic Analysis for Poughkeepsie, New York
Poughkeepsie, New YorkNew YorkUnited States
Demographic CharacteristicPoughkeepsie
New York
Latitude / Longitude:41.700371, -73.92097
Radius2 miles3 miles
Population 202147,79762,82119,625,500333,934,112
2010 Total Population47,32261,65019,390,537309,121,785
2020 Total Population47,67262,49719,724,766332,502,844
Projected Total Population 202647,27262,93819,678,859345,887,495
     Population Change, 2010 - 20200.7%1.4%1.7%7.6%
     Annual Population Change Rate, 2021 - 2026-0.2%0.0%0.1%0.7%
Median Age33.134.839.638.8
Under 4 years old5.7%5.5%5.3%5.9%
5 - 9 years old5.5%5.4%5.5%6.1%
10 - 14 years old5.4%5.5%5.9%6.2%
15 - 24 years old22.1%20.2%12.8%12.8%
25 - 44 years old25.6%25.6%27.2%26.8%
     Number of Adults 25-4412,24416,0815,347,20589,400,051
45 - 64 years old20.5%21.7%25.5%25.0%
     Number of Adults 45-649,81913,6415,012,72583,512,738
65 years and over15.2%16.1%17.7%17.3%
     Number of Adults 65 years and older7,24710,0883,483,29457,652,490
     0 - 14 years old16.6%16.4%16.7%18.2%
     Number of Children 0-14 years old7,91610,2953,276,70560,698,912
NOTE: All percentages are rounded. ESRI data pulled as of September 25, 2021. Data showing future dates are projections.
Highlighted fields signify favorable characteristics on a comparison basis with the other locations listed and/or national averages

Percentage of the Population with a Bachelor's Degree

Poughkeepsie, New York - Percentage of the Population with a Bachelor
Education: Bach Deg by Census Tract

 42.10% to 59.90%
 35.78% to 42.10%
 27.28% to 35.78%
 18.57% to 27.28%
 11.17% to 18.57%

Projected Population Growth Rate

Poughkeepsie, New York - Projected Population Growth Rate
Projected Population Growth Per Year

 0.20% to 2.25%
 -0.11% to 0.20%
 -0.33% to -0.11%
 -0.73% to -0.33%