Poughkeepsie offers a diverse range of housing options from modest to luxury in both rental and resale. Within the City of Poughkeepsie, there are neighborhoods reminiscent of towns like Larchmont, New York in Westchester County with their street lamp lined sidewalks and historic homes.
The Heartbeat of Dutchess
Poughkeepsie is made up of the city and the town which surrounds it. With close proximity to the Poughkeepsie Metro-North station accessibility to a NYC and other Hudson river communities is a breeze. The city has about 30,515 residents and the town has approximately 43,341 residents.
Things to do
Poughkeepsie Galleria which boasts all the major brand name retailers also includes a Target, Best Buy and a 16 screen Regal Cinema. Walkway on the Hudson provides beautiful scenic views of the Hudson and beyond on this beautifully restored bridge for trains transformed into a stunning elevated hiking trail and park.
The Poughkeepsie City School District is the public K-12 school system, serving approximately 5,000 students. While the town of Poughkeepsie is divided amongst many bordering school districts it is served by Arlington‘s, Spackenkill‘s, and parts of Wappinger‘s and Hyde Park‘s districts.
Both Vassar College and Marist College have beautiful historic campuses in the town.