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Wappingers Falls (V)

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Wappingers Falls is a village in Dutchess County, New York, United States. In 2000, the population of the city was 4,929 and an area of 3.1 square kilometers. The name is derived from the local Wappinger Indians. Wappinger Creek forms the dividing line between the towns of Poughkeepsie and Wappinger within the village. The village of Wappingers Falls was incorporated in 1871 and included the adjacent community of Channingville.  
In the village the population was spread out with 24.4 percent under the age of 18, 10.0 percent from 18 to 24, 33.2 percent from 25 to 44, 19.3 percent from 45 to 64, and 13.1 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.
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