City of Poughkeepsie

City of Poughkeepsie NY

The City of Poughkeepsie was formed in 1854, and is only 5.7 square miles.  Today it is the seat of Dutchess County government.   Here you will  find the last stop on the Metro-North Hudson Train line.  The City is also connected to Ulster on the Westside of the Hudson River by the Mid Hudson Bridge.

One major attraction to the city is the old rail road bridge that was transformed into the Walkway over the Hudson River, this is actually the highest Pedestrian walkway in the world.

In the City of Poughkeepsie you will  also find the Vassar Brothers Hospital and the well known Vassar College, one of the 3- four year colleges in the County.

Poughkeepsie Real Estate

In the city you will find many older buildings, and quite a  variety of architecture.  There is also a larger  percentage of rental properties.   Lucky Platt, a former department store was converted in the last few years into 143 rental apartments.  There is also development on the Waterfront.  Just down from the Metro North Station is Hudson Pointe, a Townhouse Complex with great views of the Hudson River.  If you are looking for real estate in the City of Poughkeepsie you will find a variety.  Use the search tool below to help you locate the perfect property.

 City of Poughkeepsie homes for sale

City of Poughkeepsie homes

 Market Trend

In 2016 in the City of Poughkeepsie  there were 135  single family homes sold, according to data from the Mid Hudson MLS.

Average Sale Price  $165,150.00

Median Sale Price   $159,900.00

Total $ Volume    $22,295,250.00

 City of Poughkeepsie School

Poughkeepsie City School District

 City of Poughkeepsie Area Information

In the city you can find all types of entertainment.  The Bardavon Opera House has been around since 1869 and a  venue where you can still catch a variety of performances.  Many events  are also  held at the Mid Hudson Civic Center.  The point is, there are many places to be entertained at in the city.

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