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Rhinebeck is a town in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Rhinebeck. For links to other places called Rhinebeck, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Rhinebeck is 41.927N. The longitude is -73.898W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 187 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,762.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rhinebeck 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 12580 ZIP code.
16% of Rhinebeck residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rhinebeck ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rhinebeck was $29,069, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Rhinebeck residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rhinebeck, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $697. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,434.
Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rhinebeck political report.
The average commute time for Rhinebeck workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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