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About New Paltz
New Paltz is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,817 people and three constituent neighborhoods, New Paltz is the 248th largest community in New York.
New Paltz is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Paltz is a village of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Paltz who work in teaching (17.38%), food service (15.76%) and office and administrative support (11.24%).
Of important note, New Paltz is also a village of artists. New Paltz has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape New Paltz’s character.
Also of interest is that New Paltz has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
New Paltz is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped New Paltz to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
For a small village, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in New Paltz. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to New Paltz.
If knowledge is power, New Paltz is a pretty powerful place. 58.99% of the adults in New Paltz have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in New Paltz in 2010 was $18,920, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,680 for a family of four. However, New Paltz contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. New Paltz also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.48% of its population below the federal poverty line.
New Paltz is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call New Paltz home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Paltz residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. New Paltz also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.06% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Paltz include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, Russian and English.
The most common language spoken in New Paltz is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|NEW PALTZ INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,808|
|NEW PALTZ HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||32.76%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||67.24%|
|TYPE OF NEW PALTZ HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||27.69%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.40%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||23.73%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||43.19%|
|SIZE OF NEW PALTZ HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.18%|
|AGE OF NEW PALTZ HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||14.89%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||44.06%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||24.99%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||16.06%|
|NEW PALTZ REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$246,105|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,079|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||0.00%|
|$44,001 - $88,000||4.75%|
|$88,001 - $175,000||16.01%|
|$175,001 - $263,000||38.19%|
|$263,001 - $351,000||20.76%|
|$351,001 - $439,000||15.21%|
|$439,001 - $658,000||5.07%|
|$658,001 - $877,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF NEW PALTZ||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||1.64%|
|5 TO 17||4.27%|
|18 TO 24||62.82%|
|25 TO 34||9.33%|
|35 TO 54||10.11%|
|55 TO 64||4.72%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.11%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.28%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$40,151|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$18,920|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||39.48%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (21.11%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.05%)
Information Technology (5.54%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.38%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.31%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.80%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.02%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||11.06%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (15.41%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (84.35%)
Other Asian languages (1.66%)
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