Ulster County, New York 

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Population

177,716

-1.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$58,592

Median Home Price

$326,100

Median Age

43.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.6

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Ulster County, New York

Small town - Hudson River Valley 60 miles south of Albany.
State: New York
County: Ulster County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Kingston, Saugerties, 49 total
Zip Codes: 12401, 12477, 12561, 12589, 12528, 12428, 12542, 12498, 12446, 12443, 54 total
Cost of Living: 10.6% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 295 ft above sea level

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Ulster, Ny Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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 Ulster County is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ulster County jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ulster County's cost of living is 10.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ulster County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Ulster County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Ulster county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.5% to 38.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ulster County's population is 177,716 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ulster County is Real Estate: $326,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%.

SCHOOLS
Ulster County public schools spend $22,743 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Ulster County. More Education



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Housing Market in ulster

It's a good time to buy in Ulster. Home Appreciation is up 34.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ulster is $326,100.
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ZIP CODES IN ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK
12401, 12477, 12561, 12589, 12528, 12428, 12542, 12498, 12446, 12443, 54 total

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