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Red Oaks Mill, New York

Red Oaks Mill is a hamlet in Dutchess County, New York. It lies within the limits of the Town of Poughkeepsie. As of the 2000 census, the hamlet had a total population of 4,930.


\nRed Oaks Mill is located at 41°39'5" North, 73°52'22" West (41.651315, -73.872818)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the hamlet has a total area of 9.3 km² (3.6 mi²). 9.1 km² (3.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.22% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 4,930 people, 1,724 households, and 1,411 families residing in the hanlet. The population density is 540.8/km² (1,401.5/mi²). There are 1,767 housing units at an average density of 193.8/km² (502.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the hamlet is 89.74% White, 4.67% African American, 0.14% Native American, 2.80% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.50% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 5.05% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,724 households out of which 36.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% are married couples living together, 7.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% are non-families. 15.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.85 and the average family size is 3.17. In the town the population is spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.5 males. The median income for a household in the town is $77,533, and the median income for a family is $80,628. Males have a median income of $59,083 versus $27,697 for females. The per capita income for the town is $28,713. 2.8% of the population and 1.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.5% are under the age of 18 and 0.9% are 65 or older.