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Poughkeepsie, NY

Town
Population 2000: 42,777
Square miles: 28.76
Metro area: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh


NOTE - Other NY communities named Poughkeepsie:
  �Dutchess County city


2000 CENSUS DATA
POUGHKEEPSIE NY US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 42,777
Square miles (land) 28.76
Population per square mile 1,487.49 401.93 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 20,479 47.9 48.2 49.1
Female 22,298 52.1 51.8 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 8,026 18.8 20.7 21.4
16-24 8,865 20.7 13.3 13.9
25-44 11,278 26.4 30.7 30.2
45-64 9,107 21.3 22.3 22.0
65+ 5,501 12.9 12.9 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 36.20 36.80 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 35,511 83.0 67.9 75.1
Black or African American 3,453 8.1 15.9 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 59 0.1 0.4 0.9
Asian 2,194 5.1 5.5 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 10 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 695 1.6 7.1 5.5
Two or more races 855 2.0 3.1 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 2,254 5.3 15.1 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

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