The Poughkeepsie–Newburgh–Middletown Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in New York's Hudson Valley, with the cities of Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, and Middletown, and the Arlington census-designated place as its principal cities. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 670,301 The area was centered on the urban area of Poughkeepsie-Newburgh.
The Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown MSA is a component of the New York–Newark–Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 22,232,494 as of July 1, 2009.
In February 2013, the MSA was deleted, and the constituent counties became part of the New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Areas. During this time, the counties were split into two metropolitan divisions: Orange County was a part of the New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, while Dutchess County was in the Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division.. The MSA was restored as a separate entity in September 2018.
- Middletown (Principal city)
- Newburgh (Principal city)
- Port Jervis
- Poughkeepsie (Principal city)
As of the census of 2010, there were 670,301 people, 233,890 households, and 164,352 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 78.50% White, 10.10% African American, 0.40% Native American, 2.90% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 5.20% from other races, and 2.90%% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.7% of the population.
As of the census of 2000, there were 621,517 people, 214,324 households, and 153,660 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 83.68% White, 8.64% African American, 0.29% Native American, 1.96% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 3.31% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.30% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $52,572, and the median income for a family was $61,805. Males had a median income of $43,970 versus $30,764 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $22,769.
Colleges and universities
- Dutchess County
- Adelphi University's Hudson Valley Center in the City of Poughkeepsie
- Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson
- Culinary Institute of America's main campus in Hyde Park
- Dutchess Community College in the Town of Poughkeepsie
- Marist College in the Town of Poughkeepsie
- Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute in the City of Poughkeepsie
- Vassar College in the Town of Poughkeepsie
- Orange County
Major infrastructure includes:
- Stewart International Airport, which has scheduled flights on Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Delta Connection, JetBlue Airways and Norwegian Air Shuttle.
- Amtrak, with a station at Poughkeepsie.
- Metro North's Hudson Line, a commuter rail line serving the eastern Hudson communities
- Metro North's Port Jervis Line, a commuter rail line serving Orange County and part of Rockland County
- Interstate 87, the eastern section of the New York State Thruway.
- Interstate 84, going from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts.
- Taconic State Parkway, going from Columbia County to Westchester County.
- Commercial bus companies serving Newburgh, and other cities along the Hudson River, ultimately having a destination in Albany or in New York City.
- List of principal cities of Metropolitan Statistical Areas as of 2008
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