StatisticNew PaltzNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)3,99341391
Median age21.338.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)21%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%43%43%
Speak English77%70%79%
Speak Spanish11%15%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in New Paltz is 867% higher than New York
  • The median age in New Paltz is 44% lower than New York
  • In New Paltz 78.18% of the population is White
  • In New Paltz 5.60% of the population is Black
  • In New Paltz 8.19% of the population is Asian

Compare New Paltz, NY Demographics


      New Paltz population breakdown by race

      RaceNew PaltzNew YorkNational
      American Indian0.18%0.38%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race3.50%2.93%3.06%
      Other race4.35%8.62%4.75%
      In New Paltz, 14.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      New Paltz age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The New Paltz, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).