New Paltz

The town boasts cultural attractions, including performances at SUNY New Paltz and the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art.

Welcome to New Paltz

Founded by Huguenot refugees over 330 years ago, New Paltz, nestled under the Shawangunk Ridge, offers a blend of history and natural beauty. Visitors enjoy activities like cycling the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail, exploring Shawangunk Ridge trails, and rock climbing in "The Gunks." The town boasts cultural attractions, including performances at SUNY New Paltz and the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art. Historic Huguenot Street, with its stone houses and 1717 stone church, provides a glimpse into the town's past. With farms, orchards, wineries, and small-town charm, New Paltz is a captivating destination in the Hudson Valley.

Overview for New Paltz, NY

7,378 people live in New Paltz, where the median age is 21.7 and the average individual income is $20,989. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,378

Total Population

21.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$20,989

Average individual Income

Around New Paltz, NY

There's plenty to do around New Paltz, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

78
Very Walkable
Walking Score
54
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Kettleborough Cider House, Old Ford Farm, and Bad Seed Farm Bar.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 2.84 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.65 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 3.99 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.38 miles 21 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.07 miles 9 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.26 miles 8 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for New Paltz, NY

New Paltz has 2,114 households, with an average household size of 2.13. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in New Paltz do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,378 people call New Paltz home. The population density is 4,187.89 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,378

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

21.7

Median Age

40.3 / 59.7%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,114

Total Households

2.13

Average Household Size

$20,989

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in New Paltz, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby New Paltz. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
New Paltz Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
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