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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C+
Wallkill is a town in New York with a population of 2,277. Wallkill is in Ulster County. Living in Wallkill offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Wallkill and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Wallkill are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$213,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$920
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$71,125
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Wallkill Reviews

2 reviews
The village of Wallkill is truly a hamlet; quintessential small town living. The streets are narrow and have some sidewalks making it nice for walking for exercise, or for a leisurely stroll. The rail trail runs through downtown as well, making it nice for those who are wanting a larger path for running or biking longer distances. There are three schools in the village, so your children will be able to be close to home for their educational needs. Another good thing about Wallkill is that quite a few new restaurants have popped up within the last two years, making it nice for locals who want to have a bite to eat. The only major drawback that I see with the hamlet is that there are no grocery stores, making it necessary to drive 10-15 minutes to the store.
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Quite nurturing town in the woods. Conveniently located between the bustle of neighboring cities and historical areas. Close enough to the big NYC for an easy day trip. Each season brings the beautiful nature around us to life.
The wildlife allows ones self to relax in the retreat of nature, without being so geographically isolated from the necessities of modern life.