Red Hook

A charming town in northern Dutchess County near the Hudson River.

Welcome to Red Hook

Red Hook, NY, a charming town in northern Dutchess County near the Hudson River, is rich in history. It's believed to be named for the red foliage in fall. Notable features include the historic Elmendorf Inn from 1760, now a community center, and the Red Hook Society for the Apprehension and Detention of Horse Thieves, one of New York State's oldest organizations. The town played a role in the Revolutionary War, and today visitors enjoy attractions like the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Poet’s Walk, and Greig Farm. Seasonal performances of A Christmas Carol take place at Murray's, a converted church. Red Hook's inns have been offering hospitality to the region for over 200 years.

Overview for Red Hook, NY

1,921 people live in Red Hook, where the median age is 43.9 and the average individual income is $54,601. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,921

Total Population

43.9 years

Median Age

High

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

$54,601

Average individual Income

Around Red Hook, NY

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

66
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
68
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including JB Peel Coffee & Tea, Tivoli Bread and Baking, and Tullin Ranch.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 0.56 miles 15 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.71 miles 33 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Active 4.57 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.61 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.31 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.13 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Red Hook, NY

Red Hook has 881 households, with an average household size of 2.18. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Red Hook do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,921 people call Red Hook home. The population density is 1,821.51 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,921

Total Population

High

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

43.9

Median Age

47.68 / 52.32%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
881

Total Households

2.18

Average Household Size

$54,601

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Red Hook, NY

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Red Hook. 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
Linden Avenue Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Red Hook Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
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