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Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.
The community was named for Hyde Park, London.
The latitude of Hyde Park is 41.784N. The longitude is -73.933W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 240 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,851.
Until sturgeon disappeared from the Hudson River, this was a major center of caviar production.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hyde Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dutchess County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12580 ZIP code.
16% of Hyde Park residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hyde Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hyde Park was $21,260, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Hyde Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hyde Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $604. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,307.
Libraries in Hyde Park include Hyde Park Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hyde Park include Hyde Park Townsman
Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hyde Park political report.
The average commute time for Hyde Park workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hyde Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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