The village of Wappingers Falls, New York is located in the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area.
Wappingers Falls is a fairly good village to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to discover, such as Bowdoin County Park, which makes them easy to access. This village is also reasonably good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case around the railway line.
In Wappingers Falls, around 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This village also has a very good selection of housing sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the population of this village own their home whereas the rest are renters. Around half of properties in this part of the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area were constructed prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
Primary schools tend to be a rather long walk away, and there are no high schools in this village. As far as food is concerned, it is often feasible for home buyers in Wappingers Falls to do grocery shopping on foot. A limited number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.
The preferred transportation option in this village is usually driving. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, a majority of the homes for sale in this village are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking since few common errands can be run on foot.