Fishkill

Where historic charm and suburban bliss converge

Welcome to Fishkill

Fishkill is a hidden gem set within New York’s idyllic Hudson Valley. It offers a peaceful suburban escape with a wealth of natural beauty, farm-to-table dining experiences, and abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. Residents and visitors are drawn to the area’s rolling hills, lush forests, and enchanting waterways, as the region’s breathtaking landscapes create a backdrop that captivates the senses and fosters a deep appreciation for the great outdoors.


Living in Fishkill comes with numerous advantages. Its location in the Hudson Valley provides straightforward access to various amenities and attractions. And with its proximity to major highways and public transportation, residents can easily explore nearby towns, cities, and cultural destinations. Yet Fishkill remains a peaceful haven that allows individuals to retreat to a serene suburban lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of urban areas.


Fishkill is rich in local history, with its roots tracing back to the colonial era. The town proudly preserves its heritage, showcasing historical landmarks and buildings that tell the story of its past. Residents can immerse themselves in the region’s fascinating history, gaining a deeper understanding of the town’s evolution over time.


Regarding architecture and living spaces, Fishkill offers an array of options. From historic homes with timeless charm to modern residences with contemporary design elements, the town caters to diverse tastes. Whether it’s a quaint cottage or a spacious estate, prospective residents can find their perfect haven in this welcoming community.


What to Love

  • Peaceful, small-town charm meets modern vitality
  • Tranquil living by the scenic Hudson River
  • A vibrant community with diverse cultural experiences
  • Conveniently located for commuting and exploration
  • Farm-to-table dining
  • Abundant green space and historic sites


Local Lifestyle

Fishkill provides residents a suburban lifestyle, a strong sense of community, and a blend of historic charm and modern conveniences. Life here is characterized by a balanced mix of tranquility and vibrancy, making it a highly desirable place to call home. The neighborhood’s natural surroundings, including scenic landscapes and nearby parks, offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and recreation.


In Fishkill, day-to-day living is convenient and comfortable. Residents have access to various amenities, including shopping, restaurants, and recreational facilities, providing everything needed for daily living within proximity. Moreover, the neighborhood’s suburban setting creates a relaxed atmosphere while remaining connected to nearby urban centers. 


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Unwind at The Dutchess Biercafe, an inviting pub where a wide selection of craft beer and delicious pub fare create the perfect atmosphere for a relaxed gathering. Experience the vibrant ambiance of Maya Cafe, a Mexican restaurant and tequila bar, where creative cocktails and a lively ambiance set the stage for a memorable dining experience.


Indulge in refined cuisine at Restaurant Six at Curry Estate (formerly Le Chambord), an elegant establishment within the picturesque Curry Estate, delivering a culinary journey to delight the senses. Delight in the offerings of Fishkill Farms, an organic farm and market showcasing fresh produce, flavorful cider, and delectable baked goods.


Things to Do

Join in the village-wide festivities of Fishkill’s Annual Rock Around the Clock Block Party on Main St., a lively event with live music, local vendors, mouth-watering food, games, and more. Embrace the spirit of autumn at Fishkill Farms Harvest Festival, a festive celebration featuring hayrides, apple picking, live music, and a joyful atmosphere.


Embark on a scenic adventure along the picturesque Fishkill Creek Greenway Trail, exploring this beautiful walking and biking trail that offers a tranquil escape to nature.


Immerse yourself in history at Mount Gulian Historic Site, a captivating Revolutionary War-era house, museum, and garden where intriguing stories and well-preserved heritage transport visitors to a bygone era.


Schools

Beacon City School District and the Wappingers Central School District are award-winning school districts serving the Fishkill community. Some noteworthy local schools include: 


Overview for Fishkill, NY

1,978 people live in Fishkill, where the median age is 47.6 and the average individual income is $49,671. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,978

Total Population

47.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$49,671

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Fishkill, NY

Fishkill has 1,056 households, with an average household size of 1.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fishkill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,978 people call Fishkill home. The population density is 2,378.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,978

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.6

Median Age

45.4 / 54.6%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,056

Total Households

1.87

Average Household Size

$49,671

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Fishkill, NY

There's plenty to do around Fishkill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

61
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
51
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Dirty Bacchus, Scarborough Fare, and Elixxr Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.32 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.4 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.63 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.41 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Fishkill, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Fishkill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Fishkill Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
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