Poughkeepsie is located in southeast New York. Poughkeepsie is part of Dutchess County. Poughkeepsie has 5.14 square miles of land area and 0.57 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Poughkeepsie population is 30,716, which has grown 2.83% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Poughkeepsie median household income is $38,973 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.61% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 35.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Poughkeepsie median house value is $211,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 83.03% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 90.79% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Poughkeepsie is worse than the state average in quality. The Poughkeepsie area codes are 845, 914.