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Pros

-Historic interest
-Educated population
-Attractive setting

Cons

-Economic cycles
-Entertainment
-Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Kingston Metro Area


Kingston is a pleasant but nondescript town in the Hudson River Valley south of Albany and 100 miles north of New York City. As the first capital of New York, the town contains some sites of historic interest enhanced by the nearby mansions of 19th-century tycoons such as the Vanderbilt family. The setting is attractive and nearby Catskill Mountains ski areas and the Ashokan Reservoir provide some recreation,


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Kingston is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kingston jobs have Increased by 1.14 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Kingston's cost of living is 5.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Kingston's population is 23,436 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.48 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Kingston is $143,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -15.68%.
    SCHOOLS
    Kingston public schools spend $23,002 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Kingston.

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  5/4/2013
Nothing Has Changed

I was hopeful after the mayoral election in 2011, which also saw a Democrat elected as Alderman for my area, that the new regime would unite the people... (Read More)

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  6/29/2011
2011: KIngston's Best Year Ever

New politics coming to town, huge environmental movement, artist community is very strong, Keegan Ales alone is worth the trip, incredibly inexpensive city properties... (Read More)

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  8/3/2010
The change of seasons

I have lived in Ulster County my entire life. The last 20 years in Kingston. The best part of living here is the change of seasons. It is so beautiful in the fall. ... (Read More)

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