New Paltz, New York Population 2022

7,008
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New Paltz is a city located in Ulster County New York. New Paltz has a 2020 population of 7,008. New Paltz is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually but its population has increased by 2.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,847 in 2010.

The average household income in New Paltz is $65,326 with a poverty rate of 32.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,399 per month, and the median house value is $274,800. The median age in New Paltz is 21.6 years, 22.2 years for males, and 21.2 years for females.

New Paltz Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Paltzwas:

  • White: 79.69%
  • Asian: 7.19%
  • Black or African American: 6.46%
  • Other race: 4.10%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Paltz, New York is 7,008 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,008.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,847.

New Paltz, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,71079.69%
Asian5157.19%
Black or African American4636.46%
Some Other Race2944.10%
Two or More Races1772.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.08%
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New Paltz Population by Race

New Paltz Population Pyramid $2022

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New Paltz Median Age

21.6


Total

22.2


Male

21.2


Female

New Paltz Adults

There are 6,691 adults, (814 of whom are seniors) in New Paltz.

New Paltz Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.1

Child Dependency Ratio

New Paltz Sex Ratio

Female

4,476

62.47%

Male

2,689

37.53%

New Paltz Population by Age

New Paltz Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Paltz Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female23.4%76.6%
Non Family23.5%76.5%
All29.3%70.7%
Married45.1%54.9%
Male64.1%35.9%

29.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Paltz Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9632.1729.3
Non Family1,4031.8823.5
Married4572.9545.1
Female642.0823.4
Male393.6264.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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New Paltz Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade231.01%
9th to 12th Grade30.13%
High School Graduate36416.03%
Some College29813.12%
Associates Degree833.65%
Bachelors Degree53623.60%
Graduate Degree96442.45%
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New Paltz Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Paltz Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9551,9401,248
Hispanic12511695
Asian898989
Black838368
2+ Races34326
Other Race313119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

New Paltz Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,444$44,940$49,861
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$65,863$65,952$
Some College$$26,419$12,898
Bachelors Degree$53,083$41,250$55,000
Graduate Degree$60,963$61,135$55,833

$49,444

Average Earnings

$44,940

Average Male

$49,861

Average Female

New Paltz Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Paltz Language by Age

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New Paltz Language

80.89% of New Paltz residents speak only English, while 19.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.76% of the population.

New Paltz Language

New Paltz Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,6181,12030.96%
Asian20017587.50%
Black1395539.57%
Hispanic2433916.05%
Other17NaN%
Multiple831619.28%

32.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.47%

Male Poverty Rate

37.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Paltz

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Paltz is Asian, with 87.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Paltz is Hispanic, with 16.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.95%.

New Paltz Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School24.86%
Bachelors or Greater9.94%
Some College8.94%
Less Than 9th Grade5.00%

New Paltz Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.00%
Male Unemployed37.93%
Female Employed35.80%
Male Employed4.99%

New Paltz Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Paltz Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,475$65,326
Families$109,000$110,577
Married Families$116,424-
Non Families$36,779$47,265
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Income by Household Type

New Paltz Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

14.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.1%

Male Marriage Rate

11.9%

Female Marriage Rate

New Paltz Married by Age and Sex

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New Paltz Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

New Paltz Marital Status by Race

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New Paltz Marital Status

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194

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War64
Vietnam47
Korea35
World War II16

New Paltz Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5482
75+67
65 to 7431
55 to 6410
18 to 344

New Paltz Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1823.44%
Other Race124.18%

New Paltz Veterans by Race

New Paltz Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Paltz Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

New Paltz Employment by Age

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New Paltz Employment by Race

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New Paltz Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.79%

Born in New Paltz

88.60%

Native Born

11.40%

Foreign Born

7.37%

Non Citizen

4.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.60% of New Paltz residents were born in the United States, with 68.79% having been born in New York. 7.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

New Paltz Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,008-31-0.44%
20217,039-31-0.44%
20207,070-31-0.44%
20197,101-31-0.43%
20187,132-80-1.11%
20177,212530.74%
20167,159-69-0.95%
20157,2281732.45%
20147,055440.63%
20137,011310.44%
20126,980-125-1.76%
20117,1052583.77%
20106,8478131.27%
20006,0345711.00%
19905,4635251.02%
19804,938-1,120-2.02%
19706,0583,0177.13%
19603,0410.00%

New Paltz Population by Year