Renter households with severe cost burdens*:
Median gross rent*:
Median utilities cost for renters*:
Median household income for renters*:
According to a report released in 2009
by the planning departments of Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties, there was a shortage in 2006 of 6,900 units of affordable rental housing in Dutchess County and 9,351 units lacking in Orange County. The gap is expected to widen through 2020.
*On all slides, figures are from 2009. Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies tabulated numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau 2000 Decennial Census and 2009 American Community Survey, using JCHS-adjusted metro-area weighting.