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Wappinger is a town in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.
The latitude of Wappinger is 41.590N. The longitude is -73.892W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 197 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 26,274.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wappinger 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 12524 ZIP code.
13% of Wappinger residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wappinger ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wappinger was $25,817, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Wappinger residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wappinger, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $724. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,411.
Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wappinger political report.
The average commute time for Wappinger workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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