Dutchess County NY Information


Dutchess County Subdivisions

Dutchess County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 301,600
Population in Households 281,944
Population in Familes 230,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 19,656
Population Density2 379
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $79,732
Average Household Income $103,269
Per Capita Income $38,789


Total Housing Units 121,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72,753 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 36,409 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,856 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $320,513
Average Home Value $392,459


Total Households 109,162
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 72,774
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 0.17% 0.23%
Households 0.13% 0.21%
Families -0.02% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.82%


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, 2018 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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