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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Ulster County is located in New York with a population of 180,129. In Ulster County, most residents own their homes. In Ulster County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Ulster County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Ulster County are above average.
Population
180,129

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$221,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,053
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Ulster County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    86.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    14.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    25.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    155.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,089.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    26.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Ulster County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,652
National
$55,322

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