In 2020, Dutchess County, NY had a population of 294k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $81,842. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Dutchess County, NY declined from 293,754 to 293,524, a −0.0783% decrease and its median household income grew from $81,219 to $81,842, a 0.767% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dutchess County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.93%), White (Hispanic) (6.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.39%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.16%).
None of the households in Dutchess County, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.1% of the residents in Dutchess County, NY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Dutchess County, NY are Marist College (1,782 degrees awarded in 2020), Dutchess Community College (1,011 degrees), and Culinary Institute of America (768 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Dutchess County, NY was $290,700, and the homeownership rate was 68.2%.
Most people in Dutchess County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Dutchess County, NY was 2 cars per household.
Dutchess County, NY borders Fairfield County, CT, Litchfield County, CT, Berkshire County, MA, Columbia County, NY, Orange County, NY, Putnam County, NY, and Ulster County, NY.