Fishkill, New York

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Fishkill, New York

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High Points

Fishkill strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Fishkill Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Fishkill Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Fishkill Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fishkill Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Fishkill College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Fishkill Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Fishkill, New York

Comparing Fishkill to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Racial Diversity 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 6
College Educated Adults 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 9 6
People Above Poverty 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Working at Home 7 6
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Rents 1 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 5

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Fishkill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles W of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles N of New York, New York
County Dutchess
Standard Zip Codes 12524
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.535
Longitude -73.899

Fishkill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
Station WALDEN 1 ESE
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
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Fishkill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,735 100%
Male 741 42.7%
Female 994 57.3%
Under 18 245 14.1%
18+ 1,490 85.9%
65+ 530 30.5%
Median Age 47.7
Average Family Size 2.74
White 1,626 93.7%
African-American 48 2.8%
Asian 20 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 22 1.3%
Mixed Race 15 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 105 6.1%

Estimated Fishkill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,749
Growth 14
Growth % 0.8%

Fishkill Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 22.9%
Irish 20.2%
German 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 7.3%
English 5.4%
Polish 2.9%
Russian 2.2%
Scottish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2%
Dutch 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Hungarian 1.5%
Slovak 0.9%
Greek 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Australian 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Syrian 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
European 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
British 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fishkill 1,735 $59,737
Balmville 3,339 $72,925
Beacon 13,808 $53,811
Hopewell Junction 2,610 $67,250
Marlboro 2,339 $52,688
Newburgh 28,259 $32,519
Wappingers Falls 4,929 $50,000

Fishkill Public Libraries

Blodgett Memorial Library Dist Of Fishkill
Fishkill, New York
(845) 896-9215
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Wal-mart in Fishkill

(As of 2006)
2400 Route #9
(845) 896-8192
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Historic Fishkill


Trinity Church 1907 (est.)

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Trinity Church 1907 (est.)

Holland Hotel (Fishkill-on-Hudson) 1907 (est.)

Old Dutch Church c1907.

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