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Poughkeepsie Apartments
Last updated February 29 2024 at 11:10 PM

Poughkeepsie, NY
123 Apartments for Rent

Poughkeepsie Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 30,515
Population Density: 5,932.6 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

Situated between New York City and Albany in the Hudson River Valley is a town called Poughkeepsie — or, the “Queen of the Hudson River” if you’re so inclined. The largest city in the metro area and the county seat of Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie has served as a hometown for famous American families (Astors, Vanderbilts) throughout history and today is home to 32,000 happy New Yorkers. Coveted for its location, arts, and low cost of living — especially by NY standards — Poughkeepsie has all you’re looking for in a city. But first, here are some things to know before finding your new apartment rental in Poughkeepsie.

The beauty of apartments for rent in Poughkeepsie, aside from the plethora of available units, is that they are usually in a park-like, serene setting

Poughkeepsie Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Poughkeepsie is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Poughkeepsie is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Poughkeepsie is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Poughkeepsie


Elementary Schools

5 /10
Gov George Clinton School
Public
1-5
Public
1-5
321 Students
1 Reviews
321
Students
1 Reviews
3 /10
G W Krieger School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
511 Students
9 Reviews
511
Students
9 Reviews
2 /10
Morse Young Magnet School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
582 Students
1 Reviews
582
Students
1 Reviews

Middle Schools

3 /10
Poughkeepsie Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
914 Students
6 Reviews
914
Students
6 Reviews

High Schools

3 /10
Poughkeepsie High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,127 Students
6 Reviews
1,127
Students
6 Reviews

What Renters Say about Poughkeepsie


Apartment List has released the results for Poughkeepsie from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
63%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
50%
Public Transit
43%
Social Life
39%
Weather
35%
Safety and Crime Rate
33%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
33%
Commute Time
29%
Quality of Schools
26%
Pet Friendliness
17%
State and Local Taxes
13%
Affordability
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Searching for an apartment for rent in Poughkeepsie, NY? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 123 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Poughkeepsie. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

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You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Poughkeepsie, NY apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Poughkeepsie?

Apartment Rentals in Poughkeepsie start at $1,100/month.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Poughkeepsie?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Poughkeepsie apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Poughkeepsie?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Poughkeepsie.

How can I find off-campus housing in Poughkeepsie?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Poughkeepsie. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Western Connecticut State University, Marist College, Vassar College, Dutchess Community College, and Orange County Community College.