Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Acceptable Alternative
Arlington, NY 12603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,152
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,199
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 810
  • County: Dutchess County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.697, Longitude -73.862
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,013
Daytime Population: Workers 16,573
Daytime Population: Residents 20,974
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,547
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 40,165
Population in Familes 33,213
Population in Group Qrtrs 848
Population Density2 1,318
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $83,529
Average Household Income $102,320
Per Capita Income $39,078


Total Housing Units 16,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,431 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,013 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 971 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $283,880
Average Home Value $317,682


Total Households 15,444
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 10,566
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.17%
Households 0.0% 0.12%
Families -0.15% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12603 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 136 92nd
Population Density # 514 71st
Diversity Index # 326 81st
Median Household Income # 346 80th
Per Capita Income # 409 77th

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