Located in New York, United States, the census-designated place of Wallkill is located in the Middletown NY metropolitan area.
Wallkill is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case closer to one of the railway lines, Interstate 84, Interstate 86 or the airport (Randall Airport).
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Wallkill, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings. This part of the Middletown NY metropolitan area also has a choice of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly 80% of the dwellings in the census-designated place whereas the remainder are rented. The median year of construction for houses in this census-designated place is 1975.
Property owners may find it very difficult to get to high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of food, house buyers in this part of the Middletown NY metropolitan area usually have to turn to a car to reach one of around 10 grocery stores. There are also over 50 restaurants in Wallkill.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in this census-designated place. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, it is very inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate this part of the Middletown NY metropolitan area because very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.