East Fishkill is a town on the southern border of Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 29,029 at the 2010 census. The town was once the eastern portion of the town of Fishkill.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 57.4 square miles (148.6 km), of which 56.5 square miles (146.3 km) is land and 0.89 square miles (2.3 km), or 1.54%, is water.
East Fishkill is bordered on the west by Fishkill and Wappinger, on the north by La Grange, and on the east by Beekman and Pawling. The south town line borders Philipstown and Kent, both of which are part of Putnam County.
Interstate 84 and the Appalachian Trail pass across the town. The Taconic State Parkway runs north-south as well.
As of the census of 2000, there were 25,589 people, 8,233 households, and 7,006 families residing in the town. The population density was 449.7 people per square mile (173.6/km²). There were 8,495 housing units at an average density of 149.3 per square mile (57.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.54% White, 2.29% African American, 0.15% Native American, 2.80% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.86% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.04% of the population.
There were 8,233 households out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. Of all households 11.9% were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.38.
In the town, the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.
The mean income for a household in the town was $116,059, and the mean income for a family was $129,660. Males had a median income of $59,735 versus $35,014 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,553. About 1.5% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.
12533, 12590, 12582 (There is no ZIP for East Fishkill. USPS addressing is split between Hopewell Junction, Stormville and Wappingers Falls)