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Brinckerhoff, New York
Location of Brinckerhoff, New York
Location of Brinckerhoff, New York
Country United States
State New York
County Dutchess
Towns Fishkill, Wappinger
 • Total 1.12 sq mi (2.91 km2)
 • Land 1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
220 ft (67 m)
 • Total 2,900
 • Density 2,589/sq mi (999.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 36-08334
GNIS feature ID 0972261

Brinckerhoff is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 2,900 at the 2010 census. It is part of the PoughkeepsieNewburghMiddletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New YorkNewarkBridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.

Brinckerhoff is in the northeast corner of the town of Fishkill, northeast of the village of Fishkill.


Brinckerhoff is located in southwestern Dutchess County at 41°33′1″N 73°52′10″W / 41.55028°N 73.86944°W / 41.55028; -73.86944 (41.550393, -73.869501). Most of the community is in the northeast part of the town of Fishkill, but a small part extends north into the southeast corner of the town of Wappinger.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.47%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,734 people, 999 households, and 767 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,518.5 per square mile (968.4/km²). There were 1,006 housing units at an average density of 926.7/sq mi (356.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.72% White, 4.50% African American, 0.04% Native American, 4.61% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.49% of the population.

There were 999 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $65,994, and the median income for a family was $68,030. Males had a median income of $55,678 versus $26,737 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,706. About 1.3% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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