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Overview

Introduction to Hyde Park, New York

Hyde Park benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Dutchess County metropolitan area with.

Hyde Park History

The area now known as Hyde Park was settled in by Europeans in the first half of the 1700s. At that time it was known as Stoutenburgh. The town was a part of the Fauconnier Patent. The community was given its present name in 1812. Until 1821, it was a part of the Town of Clinton. Hyde Park is the hometown and burial place of the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Hyde Park and nearby Attractions

  • Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site
  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
  • Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
  • Hyde Park Historical Society Museum
  • Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park
  • Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

Things To Do In Hyde Park

The town of Hyde Park offers opportunities to indulge in a variety of recreational activities. You can visit the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, the Spaceship Discovery Science and Technology Center, Hyde Park Historical Society Museum and the Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site. The Historic Hyde Park Trail offers facilities for hiking. You can also visit the Mills Memorial State Park and the Norrie State Park.

Hyde Park Transportation

Air transportation is available from Dutchess County Airport.

Hyde Park Higher Education

The Culinary Institute of America and the Beauty School of Middletown lie within the town.

Demographics

People

Total Population21,273
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+10,320
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.8%
Median Earnings25+$43,206
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,451

Wealth

Median Family Income$91,479
% Above Poverty Level90.2%
% Below Poverty Level9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation4%

Housing

People Living Alone26.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,044
Median House Value$222,400

Ancestry

Irish23.2%
Italian21.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.7%
English8.9%
Polish6.7%
French Except Basque4.3%
Dutch3.7%
Scottish2.1%
Canadian1.7%
Hungarian1.4%
Russian1.3%
Czech1%
Arab1%
Greek0.8%
West Indian0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Austrian0.6%
African0.5%
Jamaican0.5%
Jordanian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
German0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Hyde Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dutchess County
Standard Zip Codes12538
Phone Area Codes845
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.78
Approximate Longitude-73.93

Hyde Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPOUGHKEEPSIE
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches
StationMOHONK LAKE
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 81 F
Oct Temp44 to 60 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationMILLBROOK
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 34 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 61 F
Annual Precip42.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington3,899$78,157
Highland2,355$62,727
Pleasant Valley9,734$85,113
Poughkeepsie30,511$49,006
Staatsburg268$126,786
Tillson1,818$92,703

Hyde Park Public Libraries

Hyde Park Library District
2 MAIN STREET
Hyde Park, New York
(845) 229-7791

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Hyde Park Public Schools

Franklin D Roosevelt Senior High School
156 S Cross Rd
ZIP: 12538
(845) 229-4020
High
Total Enrollment 1293
Haviland Middle School
23 Haviland Rd
ZIP: 12538
(845) 229-4030
Middle
Total Enrollment 853
Netherwood School
648 Netherwood Rd
ZIP: 12538
(845) 229-4055
Primary
Total Enrollment 336
North Park Elementary School
1593 Rt 9g
ZIP: 12538
(845) 229-4040
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Ralph R Smith School
16 Smith Ct
ZIP: 12538
(845) 229-4060
Primary
Total Enrollment 340

Hyde Park Private Schools

Kinderhaus Montessori Of Hyde Park
17 Crum Elbow Rd
ZIP: 12538
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Millennial Kingdom Family School
30 Mansion Dr
ZIP: 12538
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
Regina Coeli School
4337 Albany Post Rd
ZIP: 12538
Elementary
Total Enrollment 114
Ridge School
1 Church St
ZIP: 12538
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 18
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