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3/5 rating details
  • Childcare 3/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Schools 5/5

"Urban center situated along the Hudson River."

Poughkeepsie is one few cities located along the Hudson River and of the largest urban centers north of New York City, with particular parts of Westchester County serving as the exception. Incomparable to a White Plains per say, Poughkeepsie's identity is found in the four or so colleges that call the city home. Students from Vassar, Marist, Dutchess Community College and the famous Culinary Institute of America are dispersed throughout most of Poughkeepsie but all of the action usually takes pl... Full review
  • Major transportation hub
  • Renowned colleges
  • Public transit
  • Employment opportunities
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