New Paltz (village), New YorkNew Paltz
is a village located in Ulster County, New York
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 6,034.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 4.6 km²
). 4.5 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.70% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 6,034 people, 1,898 households, and 586 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,346.7/km² (3,482.5/mi²). There are 1,957 housing units at an average density of 436.8 persons/km² (1,129.5 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 73.42% White, 7.79% African American
, 0.27% Native American
, 7.01% Asian
, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 8.35% from other races, and 3.07% from two or more races. 11.93% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,898 households out of which 12.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 21.1% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 69.1% are non-families. 41.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.03 and the average family size is 2.66.
In the village the population is spread out with 6.9% under the age of 18, 58.7% from 18 to 24, 19.0% from 25 to 44, 10.1% from 45 to 64, and 5.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 22 years. For every 100 females there are 80.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $21,747, and the median income for a family is $51,186. Males have a median income of $33,103 versus $22,935 for females. The per capita income for the village is $11,644. 36.9% of the population and 11.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.6% are under the age of 18 and 12.2% are 65 or older.