ZIP Code 12601 - Poughkeepsie New York

ZIP Code 12601 is located in Poughkeepsie New York. Portions of 12601 are also in Fairview (Dutchess County) and Haviland and Crown Heights and Spackenkill and Poughkeepsie (town) and Hyde Park (town) and Pleasant Valley (town). 12601 is entirely within Dutchess County. Regionally, it is located in the Hudson Valley Region.

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ZIP Code 12601 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePoughkeepsie
Primary CountyDutchess County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)43,623
Area Code(s)845
Current Time

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12601 Demographics

12601 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in New York based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 12601 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 12601 is African American. The current unemployment level in 12601 is 5.3%.

Population Growth Rate2.31%
Population Density1,859 People per Square Mile
Total Households16,060
Percentage High Income Households2.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$53,105
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$54,340
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)5.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 53.46%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 32.62%

12601 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1110.26%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

12601 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American30.11%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander60.22%

12601 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,6637.64%
Bachelor Degree3,39215.58%
High School Diploma6,04227.75%
No High School Diploma5752.64%
GED or Alternate1,5407.07%
1 or More Years of College3,73717.17%
Associates Degree2,35510.82%
Masters Degree1,7928.23%
Professional Degree3691.69%
Doctorate Degree3051.4%

12601 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 12601
RegionHudson Valley Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaPoughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area23 Square Miles

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12601 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion59i - Hudson Valley

12601 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15172636475661605139312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)34374759707883817362503960
Avg Precip (In.)3.362.683.673.864.663.894.543.923.873.613.683.3545.1

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