New Paltz is a village located in the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Most areas in New Paltz are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Interstate 87. Parks are spread out sporadically, resulting in them being very difficult to get to from a large number of locations in this village. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, like Clearwater Park.
In New Paltz, many of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This village has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the units in the village are occupied by home owners while the remainder are rented. About one third of properties in this village were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Home buyers may find it challenging to get to high schools and primary schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as eating is concerned, it is very rarely possible for property owners in New Paltz to access one of approximately 10 supermarkets by walking. Residents of this village benefit from over 50 restaurants as well.
New Paltz is very car friendly. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, it is very difficult for pedestrians to move around in New Paltz as very few common errands can be run on foot.