Demographics

A Closer Look at Fishkill

Located just 60 miles from New York City and 10 miles from Stewart International Airport, Fishkill puts metropolitan cultural and business advantages within each reach, while providing a tranquil, away-from-it-all hometown feeling for its residents. A pleasant mix of residential, commercial and office space, surrounded by the foothills of the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson Valley, provide Fishkill with a solid tax base, yet a tranquil atmosphere. Recreation and leisure activities are growing in Fishkill. Civic, religious and community groups of nearly every description welcome new and old residents alike. Homeowner associations foster a sense of old fashioned neighborliness. Award winning schools are a source of tremendous pride in Fishkill.

The merchants take pride in treating their customers to hometown service and attention. And why not? The shop owners may well be your neighbor, or the parent of your child's friends. Many residents have family roots in Fishkill that go back many generations. It is all of these things and more that make Fishkill a "real hometown". With its place in history and its place along the Hudson, its a place for you.

Who lives in Fishkill?

Here is a quick estimated look:                  

    2000    2010
2000 Estimated Population     18,000      23,049
2000 Average home value:       $151,000        $267,000
Number of households:      5,750      9,246
Median family income:    $50,000    $74,504