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Wallkill is a town in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Wallkill. For links to other places called Wallkill, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Wallkill is 41.483N. The longitude is -74.392W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 24,659.


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Median household income
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$51,625
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wallkill demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Shawangunk
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Palisades Interstate Park

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12% of Wallkill residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wallkill ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wallkill was $21,654, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Wallkill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wallkill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $679.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,200.


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Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wallkill political report.

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The average commute time for Wallkill workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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