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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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 180,505. Living in Ulster County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Ulster County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Ulster County are above average.
Population
180,505

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$219,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,022
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%

Ulster County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    91
    283
  • Murder
    2
    6
  • Rape
    20
    41
  • Robbery
    24
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    182
    500
  • Theft
    1,027
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    30
    284
Home Security Options for Ulster County
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  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$60,393
National
$55,322
Children
15%
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
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

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