Ulster County NY Information


Ulster County Subdivisions

Ulster County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 185,613
Daytime Population: Workers 73,032
Daytime Population: Residents 93,072
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 166,104
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 173,962
Population in Familes 132,933
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,651
Population Density2 165
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $61,302
Average Household Income $84,803
Per Capita Income $34,446


Total Housing Units 85,752 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48,683 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,195 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,874 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $246,611
Average Home Value $308,027


Total Households 71,878
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 44,291
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% 0.22%
Households 0.16% 0.18%
Families -0.03% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


Ulster County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ulster County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 69th
Population Density # 26 60th
Diversity Index # 18 73rd
Median Household Income # 12 82nd
Per Capita Income # 11 84th

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