Also See: New Paltz, NY ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Village of New Paltz had a population of 6,987 as of July 1, 2021. New Paltz ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for New Paltz is located at latitude 41.7476 and longitude -74.0868 in Ulster County. The formal boundaries for the Village of New Paltz encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Ulster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.
The Village of New Paltz has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for New Paltz: Newpaltz, Nouveau Palatinat.
|Total Population||6,987 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,212 (60.3%)|
|Population in Families||1,581 (22.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2,775 (39.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$45,598|
|Average Household Income||$67,033|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||29%|
|Per Capita Income||$20,320|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,026 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||520 (25.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,341 (66.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||165 ( 8.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$316,667|
|Average Home Value||$405,096|
|Housing Affordability Index3||74|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.45%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.53%|
The table below compares New Paltz to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 260||78th|
|Population Density||# 177||85th|
|Median Household Income||# 1084||9th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 139||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1160||3rd|
|Diversity Index||# 203||83rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.