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Beekman is a town in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.
The latitude of Beekman is 44.771N. The longitude is -73.5W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 430 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,452.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Beekman demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dutchess County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12570 ZIP code.
11% of Beekman residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beekman ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beekman was $26,437, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Beekman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Beekman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $733. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,561.
Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beekman political report.
The average commute time for Beekman workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Beekman, NYPros: Open area, large wildlife population...
Cons: Proposed expanding housing ...
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