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Wappingers Falls, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $234,836 (it was $124,600 in 2000)
Wappingers Falls:

$234,836
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $173,303 - $293,160

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $268,023
Here:

$268,023
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $131,227
Here:

$131,227
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $290,944
Here:

$290,944
State:

$650,471

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $167,789
Here:

$167,789
State:

$916,967

Wappingers Falls,NY index of house prices

Total population: 5,591 (Urban population: 4,948, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 2,444 (2,166 occupied: 676 owner occupied, 1,564 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

70%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,143 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019 in this county: $147,173.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,212 (lower quartile is $1,048, upper quartile is $1,475)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,221


Median gross rent in Wappingers Falls, NY in 2019: $1,324

Housing units in Wappingers Falls with a mortgage: 337 (0 second mortgage, 43 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 355

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $101,105

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $82,027

Median monthly housing costs: $1,248


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Wappingers Falls, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1940

Median year apartment built: 1959

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,656
  • Male householders: 880 (266 living alone), Female householders: 1,296 (332 living alone)
  • 875 spouses (875 opposite-sex spouses), 180 unmarried partners, (180 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,683 children (1,592 natural, 42 adopted, 42 stepchildren), 146 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 40 parents, 0 foster children, 184 other relatives, 189 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 102

Size of family households: 579 2-persons, 504 3-persons, 149 4-persons, 120 5-persons, 57 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 600 1-person, 158 2-persons, 27 6-persons.

467 married couples with children.
281 single-parent households (9 men, 272 women).

68.5% of residents of Wappingers Falls speak English at home.
23.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
3.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (6% speak English very well, 77% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,049 (18.5%)
(47.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • 30no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 2532 bedrooms
  • 2233 bedrooms
  • 1174 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • 117no bedroom
  • 3131 bedroom
  • 9102 bedrooms
  • 2393 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wappingers Falls in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wappingers Falls in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 24no vehicle
  • 1681 vehicle
  • 2682 vehicles
  • 1543 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wappingers Falls in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wappingers Falls in renter-occupied apartments
  • 270no vehicle
  • 9101 vehicle
  • 2962 vehicles
  • 983 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • 311 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1254 rooms
  • 1525 rooms
  • 1016 rooms
  • 1187 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 1139+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • 1121 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 2323 rooms
  • 7294 rooms
  • 2405 rooms
  • 1926 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Wappingers Falls, NY
  • Wappingers Falls, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Wappingers Falls, NY in 2019
  • 158Less than $10,000
  • 174$10,000 to $19,999
  • 251$20,000 to $29,999
  • 210$30,000 to $39,999
  • 244$40,000 to $49,999
  • 203$50,000 to $59,999
  • 165$60,000 to $74,999
  • 185$75,000 to $99,999
  • 245$100,000 to $124,999
  • 64$125,000 to $149,999
  • 75$150,000 to $199,999
  • 144$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Wappingers Falls, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Wappingers Falls, NY in 2019
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 35$125,000 to $149,999
  • 75$150,000 to $174,999
  • 26$175,000 to $199,999
  • 203$200,000 to $249,999
  • 97$250,000 to $299,999
  • 119$300,000 to $399,999
  • 33$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Wappingers Falls, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wappingers Falls, NY in 2019
  • 14Less than $100
  • 35$250 to $299
  • 28$600 to $649
  • 77$750 to $799
  • 150$800 to $899
  • 59$900 to $999
  • 700$1,000 to $1,249
  • 244$1,250 to $1,499
  • 323$1,500 to $1,999
  • 18$2,000 to $2,499
  • 2$2,500 to $2,999
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.1%
Number of people working at home: 261 (8.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 103
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 435
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 307
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 564
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 259
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 203
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 148
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 59
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 11
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 276
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 416
  • 90 or more minutes: 43
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wappingers Falls

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,562 (76.2%)
  • Carpooled: 213 (10.4%)
  • Taxi: 10 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 15 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 261 (12.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 0.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 20.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 20.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 8.7%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Wappingers Falls, New York
  • 3022010 or later
  • 2982000 to 2009
  • 1511990 to 1999
  • 1771980 to 1989
  • 361970 to 1979
  • 181Before 1970
Ancestries in Wappingers Falls, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 678 (22.8%)
  • Palestinian: 120 (4.0%)
  • Polish: 74 (2.5%)
  • American: 69 (2.3%)
  • Irish: 45 (1.5%)
  • European: 42 (1.4%)
  • Arab: 37 (1.2%)
  • German: 33 (1.1%)
  • Hungarian: 32 (1.1%)
  • English: 29 (1.0%)
  • West Indian: 26 (0.9%)
  • Ukrainian: 17 (0.6%)
  • Jamaican: 17 (0.6%)
  • Finnish: 13 (0.4%)
  • French: 10 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 10 (0.3%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Wappingers Falls:

20.7% (213)
New York:

5.0% (219,352)

Ecuador
Wappingers Falls:

18.9% (195)
New York:

3.9% (170,574)

Pakistan
Wappingers Falls:

11.9% (123)
New York:

1.4% (61,621)

Asia,n.e.c.
Wappingers Falls:

8.7% (90)
New York:

0.1% (3,666)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Wappingers Falls:

8.0% (82)
New York:

9.1% (403,478)

India
Wappingers Falls:

5.9% (61)
New York:

3.6% (161,045)

Italy
Wappingers Falls:

5.1% (53)
New York:

2.0% (90,514)

Honduras
Wappingers Falls:

4.7% (48)
New York:

1.2% (54,415)

Brazil
Wappingers Falls:

4.1% (42)
New York:

0.6% (26,210)

Colombia
Wappingers Falls:

2.2% (23)
New York:

2.4% (104,023)

Greece
Wappingers Falls:

1.9% (20)
New York:

0.7% (29,549)

Jamaica
Wappingers Falls:

1.7% (18)
New York:

5.2% (228,914)

Austria
Wappingers Falls:

1.6% (16)
New York:

0.1% (5,914)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,866
  • Other state: 590
  • Northeast: 125
  • Midwest: 62
  • South: 352
  • West: 22

88.4% of Wappingers Falls residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79.8% lived in New York.


Wappingers Falls:

88.4%
State average:

89.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 35
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 14
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 50
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 749
  • Less than 1 year of college: 89
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 234
  • Associate degree: 132
  • Bachelor's degree: 249
  • Master's degree: 153
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 17
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 38
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 32
  • 5th and 6th grade: 26
  • 7th and 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 12
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 109
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 727
  • Less than 1 year of college: 336
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 243
  • Associate degree: 259
  • Bachelor's degree: 193
  • Master's degree: 59
  • Professional school degree: 74
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Wappingers Falls marital status for males
Wappingers Falls marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 587
  • One, attached: 288
  • Two: 614
  • 3 or 4: 276
  • 5 to 9: 314
  • 10 to 19: 42
  • 20 to 49: 179
  • 50 or more: 169
  • Mobile homes: 80

Median worth of mobile homes: $159,612

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Wappingers Falls
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wappingers Falls, NY
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 20.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wappingers Falls, NY
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 26.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.9%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

14.1%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

14.6%
New York:

37.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability