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Red Oaks Mill, New York - Basic Facts

The Red Oaks Mill Census Designated Place had a population of 3,609 as of July 1, 2020. Red Oaks Mill ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Red Oaks Mill is located at latitude 41.6557 and longitude -73.8749 in Dutchess County. The formal boundaries for the Red Oaks Mill Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dutchess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Red Oaks Mill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389733) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Red Oaks Mill Census Designated Place is located within Town of Poughkeepsie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dutchess County.


Red Oaks Mill, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,609 (100%)
Population in Households 3,600 (99.8%)
Population in Families 3,204 (88.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 9 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 1,585
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $101,589
Average Household Income $121,118
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $44,175
Wealth Index5 172


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,224 (87.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $282,407
Average Home Value $330,699
Housing Affordability Index3 165


Total Households 1,320
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,022
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.01% -0.3%
Households 0.09% -0.24%
Families -0.01% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.23%


Red Oaks Mill, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Oaks Mill to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 430 64th
Population Density # 517 57th
Median Household Income # 288 76th
Housing Affordability Index # 607 51st
Per Capita Income # 341 72nd
Diversity Index # 290 76th

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