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Red Hook, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Red Hook had a population of 1,959 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Red Hook is located at latitude 41.9959 and longitude -73.8769 in Dutchess County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Red Hook (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Dutchess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Village of Red Hook (GNIS ID: 2391089) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Red Hook is located within Town of Red Hook, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dutchess County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Hook population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Red Hook: Lower Red Hook, Redhook.

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Red Hook, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,959
Population in Households 1,959
Population in Familes 1,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,777
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 895
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 476
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 464 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $250,490
Average Home Value $276,239


Median Household Income $51,091
Average Household Income $65,230
Per Capita Income $29,801
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.08%
Households 0.07% 0.11%
Families -0.17% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Red Hook, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Hook to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 618 48th
Population Density1 # 466 61st
Diversity Index2 # 443 63rd
Median Household Income # 794 34th
Per Capita Income # 609 49th

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