Our REALTORS® are glad to introduce you to the village of Walton. With a population just over 3,000, Walton is a small, tight-knit community where residents have time to enjoy the good things in life. In the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the village is surrounded by natural beauty. It is also the home of the famous Delaware County Fair.
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Found in the center of the 5,500-strong town of the same name, the village of Walton sits along the West Branch of the Delaware River. The population is divided up into 1,400 households and 818 families in an area of 1.6 square miles.
Within the village, about 98% of residents identify themselves as white, with Hispanic or Latino locals of any racial background making up about 1%. The median age is 41, a few years older than New York state as a whole.
The median household income in Walton is over $26,000, while the median family income is over $40,000. With more than 1,500 housing units in the community, you can expect several dozen for sale at any given time. Average listing price is around $130,000. Browse the newest homes for sale in Walton, NY.
The town of Walton is the location of Townsend Elementary School, Mack Middle School, and O’Neill High School—campuses overseen by the Walton Central School District. Total enrollment is slightly under 1,000, with students in Pre-K through grade 12.
Its relatively small size belies excellent learning opportunities at Walton CSD. The ratio of students to teachers is 12:1, enabling plenty of personalized instruction. High school students can enjoy an early start on college through Advanced Placement credit.
SUNY College of Technology is just twelve miles from Walton, making it a popular choice for commuter students. Hartwick College and SUNY College at Oneonta are also nearby. Two high quality community colleges are within an hour’s drive as well. Find homes in Walton by school district.
Walton has its own small business employment scene, with many local merchants working alone or employing a staff of less than 10. However, it is also within a convenient drive of Delaware County’s top employers. These include aerospace, health, and education brands.
Aerospace innovator Lockheed Martin and British-based BAE Systems both have facilities near Walton. Those interested in launching a healthcare career are also in luck thanks to Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Lourdes Hospital, and United Health Services. In retail, Wal-Mart and Wegmans Food Markets are local leaders.
The Walton area has splendid natural beauty and unique attractions. Every August, Walton is home to the Delaware County Fair. It features rides on the midway, goat and horse shows, live music, games, contests, and more. It’s been running for more than 130 years!
For live music, visit the Castle on the Delaware. It’s a beloved local entertainment venue, featuring performances and events in beautiful historic surroundings. There’s also the local Walton Theatre for family-friendly movies four days of the week.
The Cherry Ridge Wild Forest is just one of many local nature preserves within half an hour of Walton. It includes hiking and snowmobiling in picturesque surroundings. In the town of Delhi, just a bit further south, stands the Delaware County Historical Museum.
Coldwell Banker Prime Properties can help you find your next home here in Walton, NY. Join us for a tour to see the beauty of this community in the Catskills. To learn more, just contact us.
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