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Walker Valley, New York - Basic Facts

The Walker Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 894 as of July 1, 2019. Walker Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walker Valley is located at latitude 41.6337 and longitude -74.3779 in Ulster County. The formal boundaries for the Walker Valley Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ulster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Walker Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390446) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Walker Valley Census Designated Place is located within Town of Shawangunk, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ulster County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walker Valley: Jamesburg.

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Walker Valley, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Walker Valley, NY Housing Affordability Index is 181
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Walker Valley, NY Wealth Index is 120
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 894
Population in Households 890
Population in Familes 759
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density 422
Diversity Index1 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $84,874
Average Household Income $100,465
Per Capita Income $36,256
Wealth Index3 120

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $237,000
Housing Affordability Index2 181
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 311
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 230
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.51% -0.02%
Households 0.5% 0.0%
Families 0.43% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Walker Valley, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walker Valley to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 853 29th
Population Density # 1000 16th
Diversity Index # 524 56th
Median Household Income # 376 69th
Per Capita Income # 474 60th

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