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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wallkill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10919 ZIP code.
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.
18% of Wallkill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wallkill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $679. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,200.
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wallkill political report.
The average commute time for Wallkill workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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