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People

Total Population 9,730
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,047
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.2%
Median Earnings25+ $41,465
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $42,986
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,069

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,267
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,430
Median House Value $255,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 24.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pleasant Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NW of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles N of New York, New York
County Dutchess
Standard Zip Codes 12569
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.744
Longitude -73.821

Pleasant Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POUGHKEEPSIE
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station MILLBROOK
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station STORMVILLE
Distance 15.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 3,888 $55,298
Highland 2,414 $54,813

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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