Dutchess County NY Information


Dutchess County Subdivisions

Dutchess County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 301,774
Daytime Population: Workers 124,165
Daytime Population: Residents 151,160
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 275,325
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 282,228
Population in Familes 229,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 19,546
Population Density2 379
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $77,082
Average Household Income $98,991
Per Capita Income $37,261


Total Housing Units 120,894 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74,987 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 34,327 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,580 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $312,005
Average Home Value $363,739


Total Households 109,314
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 72,940
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 0.2% 0.24%
Households 0.17% 0.22%
Families 0.01% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.34%


Dutchess County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dutchess County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 15 77th
Population Density # 18 73rd
Diversity Index # 12 82nd
Median Household Income # 8 89th
Per Capita Income # 8 89th

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