Wallkill, New York Population 2021

29,255
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Wallkill is a city located in Ulster County New York. Wallkill has a 2020 population of 29,255. Wallkill is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 6.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,488 in 2010. Wallkill reached it's highest population of 29,255 in 2021.

The average household income in Wallkill is $93,469 with a poverty rate of 11.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,329 per month, and the median house value is $250,400. The median age in Wallkill is 40.8 years, 38.9 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Wallkill Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wallkill was:

  • White: 59.51%
  • Black or African American: 19.27%
  • Other race: 9.84%
  • Two or more races: 6.65%
  • Asian: 3.63%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Wallkill, New York is 29,255 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,853.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,488.

Wallkill, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,01459.51%
Black or African American5,50819.27%
Some Other Race2,8139.84%
Two or More Races1,9016.65%
Asian1,0393.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native3081.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%
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Wallkill Population by Race

Wallkill Population Pyramid $2021

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Wallkill Median Age

40.8


Total

38.9


Male

43.9


Female

Wallkill Adults

There are 22,407 adults, (4,611 of whom are seniors) in Wallkill.

Wallkill Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wallkill Sex Ratio

Female

14,295

50.00%

Male

14,293

50.00%

Wallkill Population by Age

Wallkill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wallkill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
Male64.8%35.2%
All62.4%37.6%
Female52.4%47.6%
Non Family42.8%57.2%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wallkill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7612.6362.4
Married5,4283.3377.7
Non Family3,6251.2142.8
Female1,2873.552.4
Male4213.1464.8

3.22

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Wallkill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8374.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,2246.25%
High School Graduate5,77329.49%
Some College4,80924.57%
Associates Degree2,55813.07%
Bachelors Degree2,38712.20%
Graduate Degree1,98510.14%
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Wallkill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wallkill Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,12510,2592,800
Hispanic4,0343,167400
Black3,5843,396974
Other Race1,6021,166138
2+ Races66554864
Asian659558184
Native American207138
Islander5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.92%.

Wallkill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,751$54,214$40,791
Less Than 9th Grade$23,214$23,622$22,246
High School Graduate$37,969$42,520$31,886
Some College$46,739$59,811$33,844
Bachelors Degree$75,464$90,208$68,550
Graduate Degree$74,313$75,214$73,106

$47,751

Average Earnings

$54,214

Average Male

$40,791

Average Female

Wallkill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wallkill Language by Age

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Wallkill Language

78.83% of Wallkill residents speak only English, while 21.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.11% of the population.

Wallkill Language

Wallkill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1071,3249.39%
Hispanic6,9191,21817.60%
Other2,78371525.69%
Black5,50162611.38%
Multiple1,9011015.31%
Native3088025.97%
Asian1,039757.22%
Islander55100.00%

11.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.06%

Male Poverty Rate

12.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wallkill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wallkill is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wallkill is Multiple, with 5.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.44%.

Wallkill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.34%
High School13.74%
Some College6.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%

Wallkill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.61%
Male Unemployed7.56%
Female Employed4.11%
Male Employed2.08%

Wallkill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wallkill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,952$93,469
Families$86,167$104,798
Married Families$96,176-
Non Families$45,516$65,150
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Income by Household Type

Wallkill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wallkill Married by Age and Sex

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Wallkill 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.

Wallkill Marital Status by Race

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Wallkill Marital Status

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1,154

Number of Veterans

1,073

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam513
First Gulf War168
Korea108
Second Gulf War108
World War II39

Wallkill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74382
55 to 64280
75+209
35 to 54184
18 to 3499

Wallkill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8736.26%
Black1673.89%
Hispanic1653.29%
Other Race974.70%
2+ Races171.68%

Wallkill Veterans by Race

Wallkill Veterans by Education

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3.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wallkill Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wallkill Employment by Age

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Wallkill Employment by Race

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Wallkill 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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71.70%

Born in Wallkill

87.16%

Native Born

12.84%

Foreign Born

3.84%

Non Citizen

9.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.16% of Wallkill residents were born in the United States, with 71.70% having been born in New York. 3.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wallkill Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,2551340.46%
202029,1211340.46%
201928,9871340.46%
201828,8533051.07%
201728,5481940.68%
201628,3541710.61%
201528,1831390.50%
201428,0441250.45%
201327,9191770.64%
201227,742-29-0.10%
201127,7712831.03%
201027,4880.00%

Wallkill Population by Year