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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Ulysses is a town in New York with a population of 5,062. Ulysses is in Tompkins County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Ulysses offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Ulysses and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ulysses are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$206,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,024
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    22%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Ulysses

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,551
National
$55,322
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