Ulster County, New York Population 2018

Ulster County, New York's estimated population is 179,417 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ulster County, New York is the 20th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017179,417-1,088-0.60%
2016180,5059590.53%
2016179,546-406-0.23%
2015179,952-811-0.45%
2014180,763-202-0.11%
2013180,965-724-0.40%
2012181,689-827-0.45%
2011182,516880.05%
2010182,42817,12410.36%
1990165,3047,1464.52%
1980158,15816,91711.98%
1970141,24122,43718.89%
1960118,80426,18328.27%
195092,6215,6046.44%
194087,0176,8628.56%
193080,1555,1766.90%
192074,979-16,790-18.30%
191091,7693,3473.79%
190088,4221,3601.56%
189087,0621,2241.43%
188085,8381,7632.10%
187084,0757,69410.07%
186076,38116,99728.62%
185059,38413,56229.60%
184045,8229,27225.37%
183036,5505,61618.15%
182030,9344,35816.40%
181026,5761,7216.92%
180024,855-4,542-15.45%
179029,3970.00%

Ulster County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White155,745
Black or African American10,674
Two or More Races6,839
Asian3,504
Some Other Race3,423
American Indian and Alaska Native274
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander46

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Ulster County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ulster County, New York Median Age

43.4


Total

42.4


Male

44.6


Female

Ulster County, New York Adults

There are 146,931 adults, (31,408 of which are seniors) in Ulster County, New York.

Ulster County, New York Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ulster County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

90,874

50.34%

Male

89,631

49.66%

Ulster County, New York Households and Families

Ulster County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ulster County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All69.7%30.3%
Female58.9%41.1%
Male57.9%42.1%
Non Family55%45%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ulster County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,3352.4369.7
Married32,3093.185.4
Non Family26,2861.2655
Female7,3353.3758.9
Male3,4053.157.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ulster County, New York Households

Ulster County, New York Education

Ulster County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0583.15%
9th to 12th Grade8,7356.77%
High School Graduate39,40130.54%
Some College23,75218.41%
Associates Degree13,11210.16%
Bachelors Degree21,82716.92%
Graduate Degree18,13014.05%

Ulster County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White108,21199,54335,777
Hispanic9,7587,4371,665
Black7,3676,014827
Multiple Races2,6772,284553
Asian2,1051,8021,252
Other Race1,8951,313320
Native American2031129
Islander1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 59.48%.

Ulster County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,370$43,180$32,662
Less Than High School$23,065$27,730$17,034
High School Grad$30,972$36,126$26,045
Some College$35,132$44,259$30,809
Bachelors Degree$47,079$55,878$40,508
Graduate Degree$64,314$75,550$59,783

$37,370

Average Earnings

$43,180

Average Male

$32,662

Average Female

Ulster County, New York Language

Ulster County, New York Language by Age

Ulster County, New York Language

88.73% of Ulster County, New York residents speak only English, while 11.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.79% of the population.

Ulster County, New York Poverty

Ulster County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White140,93314,80810.51%
Hispanic15,6924,00025.49%
Black8,7572,65830.35%
Multiple6,1731,32121.40%
Other3,02273324.26%
Asian3,13938912.39%
Native2284017.54%
Islander4648.70%

13.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.09%

Male Poverty Rate

13.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ulster County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ulster County, New York is Black, with 30.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ulster County, New York is Islander, with 8.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.25%.

Ulster County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.15%
High School16.78%
Some College10.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

Ulster County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.39%
Male Unemployed22.72%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Employed3.87%

Ulster County, New York Income

Ulster County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,393$79,337
Families$76,101$95,328
Married Families$90,221$108,492
Non Families$32,796$50,347

Ulster County, New York Marital Status

Ulster County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ulster County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Ulster County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ulster County, New York Marital Status by Race

Ulster County, New York Veterans

Ulster County, New York Veterans by War

9,699

Number of Veterans

9,173

Male Veterans

526

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,517
Korea1,354
First Gulf War1,177
World War II785
Second Gulf War694

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,976
65 to 742,601
55 to 641,903
35 to 541,709
18 to 34510

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,8446.85%
Black4375.07%
2 or More36910.32%
Hispanic2622.17%
Other240.98%
Asian170.62%
Indian72.85%
Hawaiian15.88%

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Education

6.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ulster County, New York Employment Status

Ulster County, New York Employment by Age

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ulster County, New York Employment by Race

Ulster County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ulster County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kingston2386323210-653-2.74%
New Paltz683470462123.10%
Ellenville41384047-91-2.20%
Saugerties39933869-124-3.11%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990