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East Fishkill is a town in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.
The community was named for a nearby creek.
The latitude of East Fishkill is 41.556N. The longitude is -73.78W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 289 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25,589.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Fishkill 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 12582 ZIP code.
15% of East Fishkill residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Fishkill ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Fishkill was $28,553, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of East Fishkill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in East Fishkill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $639. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,599.
Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Fishkill political report.
The average commute time for East Fishkill workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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