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Living a LGBT Lifestyle in New Paltz, New_York

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Where to Retire in New Paltz and Home Prices

Zillow reports the median home value is $324,839 which is above the national average. there is a Continuing Care Retirement Community located here, see link at left.

What Is Special about New Paltz

New Paltz is in a scenic location in the mid-Hudson Valley with parks, and lakes, and offers many outdoor activities and cultural events. It is a college town which offers sports and artistic venues. Huguenot Street is the town's historic district.

What Is Not Special about New Paltz

Winters are cold, and real estate taxes high. There are as many college students as residents which brings the average age down to 21.

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is about 28 degrees, with July's average about 72 degrees. The snowfall average is 43 inches.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Because it's a college town, there are a lot of dining choices along with bistros, cafes, breweries and vineyards. Culturally, there are museums and walking tours of the historic district; the State University of New York at New Paltz provides productions and art exhibits.


The crime rate here is below the national average.

Medical Facilities

The nearest hospital in in Poughkeepsie, about 10 miles away.


Stewart International Airport in Newburgh is about 25 miles away. Both LaGuardia and Newark Liberty are approximately 80 miles away.

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