. . . if you’re a family with children looking to live in a midsize region. Creative Class guru Richard Florida‘s site “Who’s Your City?” has a series of “top city” lists for different demographic groups. Poughkeepsie is number three for midsize regions for families with children, right behind Bridgeport, CT and Worcester, MA.
You can check the lists out for yourself here. It is worth noting that Burlington, VT–many people’s favorite small metro area doesn’t show up on anywhere on the site. See if any of your favorite places made it.