Ulster County, New York Population 2019

Ulster County, New York's estimated population is 178,723 with a growth rate of -0.20% 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
2018178,599-124-0.07%
2017178,723-357-0.20%
2016179,080-612-0.34%
2015179,692-727-0.40%
2014180,419-282-0.16%
2013180,701-834-0.46%
2012181,535-895-0.49%
2011182,430210.01%
2010182,40917,10510.35%
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%

How Many People Live in Ulster County, New York?

178,723

Population by Race

Race Population
White154,062
Black or African American10,312
Two or More Races7,027
Some Other Race4,451
Asian3,853
American Indian and Alaska Native322
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander102

Ulster County, New York Population Pyramid 2019

Ulster County, New York Median Age

43.6


Total

42.5


Male

44.9


Female

Ulster County, New York Adults

There are 147,155 adults, (32,421 of whom are seniors) in Ulster County, New York.

Ulster County, New York Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ulster County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

90,752

50.38%

Male

89,377

49.62%

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
Married85.7%14.3%
All69.4%30.6%
Male60.1%39.9%
Female55.8%44.2%
Non Family54.6%45.4%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,6622.4269.4
Married32,2403.0585.7
Non Family26,2691.2754.6
Female7,6403.3355.8
Male3,5133.2760.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ulster County, New York Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8282.95%
9th to 12th Grade8,2786.38%
High School Graduate39,46230.44%
Some College24,21918.68%
Associates Degree13,18110.17%
Bachelors Degree22,29117.19%
Graduate Degree18,40014.19%

Ulster County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White108,263100,05736,166
Hispanic10,0527,8781,944
Black7,1215,920890
Multiple Races2,9642,560572
Other Race2,5511,802348
Asian2,2861,9711,222
Native American23918211
Islander3434

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 asian people with a rate of 53.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,450$43,403$32,797
Less Than High School$24,812$30,583$19,282
High School Grad$31,065$35,921$26,367
Some College$34,849$42,669$30,519
Bachelors Degree$50,077$58,605$40,410
Graduate Degree$64,303$74,169$58,019

$37,450

Average Earnings

$43,403

Average Male

$32,797

Average Female

Ulster County, New York Language

Ulster County, New York Language by Age

Ulster County, New York Language

88.88% of Ulster County, New York residents speak only English, while 11.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.80% of the population.

Ulster County, New York Poverty

Ulster County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White139,91214,58410.42%
Hispanic16,0014,09725.60%
Black8,4782,71732.05%
Multiple6,3681,39421.89%
Other3,9691,01625.60%
Asian3,47053115.30%
Native2426828.10%

13.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.26%

Male Poverty Rate

14.02%

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 32.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ulster County, New York is White, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.33%
High School15.89%
Some College10.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.23%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.49%
Female Unemployed23.78%
Female Employed7.53%
Male Employed3.82%

Ulster County, New York Income

Ulster County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,652$80,754
Families$77,336$96,366
Married Families$92,564$110,766
Non Families$34,852$51,401

Ulster County, New York Marital Status

Ulster County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ulster County, New York Marital Status by Race

Ulster County, New York Veterans

9,480

Number of Veterans

8,918

Male Veterans

562

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,523
Korea1,252
First Gulf War1,226
Second Gulf War751
World War II729

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,5486.67%
2 or More41710.56%
Black4054.85%
Hispanic3612.91%
Other912.84%
Asian100.33%
Indian51.71%
Hawaiian49.52%

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Education

6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ulster County, New York Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ulster County, New York Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.21%

Born in New York

92.24%

Native Born

7.76%

Foreign Born

3.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.24% of Ulster County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 75.21% having been born in New York. 3.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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