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New Paltz (/ˈnuː ˌpɔːlts/; locally: [ˈnupʰɔəɫz]) is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. The population was 14,003 at the 2010 census. The town is located in the southeastern part of the county and is south of Kingston. New Paltz contains a village also with the name New Paltz. The name of the town is derived from Palz (pronounced: [palts]), the German dialect name of the Rhenish Palatinate, now a region of Germany called "Pfalz" (pronounced: [Pfalts]). Due to the presence of what is now the State University of New York at New Paltz, it has been a college town for over 150 years.

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Facts and Stats for New Paltz*

  • Pollution Statistics in New Paltz

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    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in New Paltz - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 64.65 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in New Paltz

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in New Paltz

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50 USD

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