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Peekskill, New York (NY) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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13.0% of Peekskill, NY residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 8.6% less than the poverty level of 14.1% across the entire state of New York. Taking into account residents not living in families, 14.1% of high school graduates and 44.2% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 17.1% among disabled males and 20.4% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 88.6%. For comparison, it was 48.9% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Peekskill, NY

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Peekskill:

13.0%
Whole state:

14.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Peekskill:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.4%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Peekskill:

17.1%
New York:

18.1%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 17.1% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Peekskill:

24.6%
New York:

29.6%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Peekskill:

20.4%
New York:

23.0%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 18.2% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Peekskill:

30.2%
New York:

31.0%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

88.6%
Residents above poverty level:

48.9%

Poverty by age in Peekskill, NY

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Peekskill
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Peekskill,NY (percentage below poverty level)
  • 11.7%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 7.5%6 to 11 years
  • 9.9%12 to 14 years
  • 25.1%15 years
  • 9.3%16 and 17 years
  • 15.1%18 to 24 years
  • 7.6%25 to 34 years
  • 5.9%35 to 44 years
  • 12.9%45 to 54 years
  • 9.6%55 to 64 years
  • 9.5%65 to 74 years
  • 8.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Peekskill
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Peekskill,NY (percentage below poverty level)
  • 2.1%Under 5 years
  • 16.2%5 years
  • 23.7%6 to 11 years
  • 17.2%12 to 14 years
  • 15.9%15 years
  • 16.8%16 and 17 years
  • 22.2%18 to 24 years
  • 13.2%25 to 34 years
  • 19.7%35 to 44 years
  • 10.9%45 to 54 years
  • 7.3%55 to 64 years
  • 5.9%65 to 74 years
  • 18.6%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Peekskill, NY
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Peekskill,NY (% below half of poverty level)
  • 11.0%Under 5 years
  • 13.8%5 years
  • 8.2%6 to 11 years
  • 6.0%12 to 14 years
  • 1.7%15 years
  • 10.9%16 and 17 years
  • 8.0%18 to 24 years
  • 9.4%25 to 34 years
  • 4.2%35 to 44 years
  • 4.1%45 to 54 years
  • 8.0%55 to 64 years
  • 2.4%65 to 74 years
  • 1.6%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Peekskill, NY

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Peekskill, NY
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Peekskill, NY (%)
  • 7.2%White
  • 10.1%Black
  • 39.7%American Indian
  • 11.2%Asian
  • 18.9%Other race
  • 4.6%2+ races
  • 15.2%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Peekskill, NY
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Peekskill, NY (absolute numbers)
  • 553White
  • 522Black
  • 64American Indian
  • 89Asian
  • 1,379Other race
  • 852+ races
  • 1,478Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 10.3%Below poverty level
  • 89.7%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 14.6%Below poverty level
  • 85.4%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Peekskill, NY

Children below poverty level:
Peekskill, New York:

11.3%
State:

19.4%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Peekskill:

14.1%
New York:

18.3%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Peekskill:

44.2%
New York:

44.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 20.8%Married-couple family
  • 14.1%Male, no wife present
  • 65.2%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Peekskill not in families by work experience
  • 5.2%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 37.2%Worked part-time
  • 57.6%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 12.6%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 15.7%Both worked part-time
  • 42.9%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 28.8%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 3.5%1999 to 2000
  • 12.3%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 20.2%1980 to 1989
  • 14.9%1970 to 1979
  • 5.3%1960 to 1969
  • 7.9%1950 to 1959
  • 0.0%1940 to 1949
  • 36.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.7%1999 to 2000
  • 6.8%1995 to 1998
  • 6.0%1990 to 1994
  • 14.9%1980 to 1989
  • 6.2%1970 to 1979
  • 13.0%1960 to 1969
  • 13.8%1950 to 1959
  • 7.3%1940 to 1949
  • 31.2%1939 or earlier
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