Ulster County, New York Population 2022

Ulster County, New York's estimated population is 175,038 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ulster County, New York is the 21st largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 182,418 and has seen a growth of -4.05% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179029,3970.00%
180024,855-4,542-15.45%
181026,5761,7216.92%
182030,9344,35816.40%
183036,5505,61618.15%
184045,8229,27225.37%
185059,38413,56229.60%
186076,38116,99728.62%
187084,0757,69410.07%
188085,8381,7632.10%
189087,0621,2241.43%
190088,4221,3601.56%
191091,7693,3473.79%
192074,979-16,790-18.30%
193080,1555,1766.90%
194087,0176,8628.56%
195092,6215,6046.44%
1960118,80426,18328.27%
1970141,24122,43718.89%
1980158,15816,91711.98%
1990165,3047,1464.52%
2010182,41817,11410.35%
2011182,448300.02%
2012181,538-910-0.50%
2013180,698-840-0.46%
2014180,400-298-0.16%
2015179,658-742-0.41%
2016179,042-616-0.34%
2017178,635-407-0.23%
2018178,418-217-0.12%
2019177,573-845-0.47%
2020176,728-845-0.48%
2021175,883-845-0.48%
2022175,038-845-0.48%
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Ulster County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White146,06381.89%
Black or African American10,8596.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native3450.19%
Asian3,2921.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.01%
Some Other Race5,7173.21%
Two or More Races12,0846.77%
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Ulster County, New York Population by Race

Ulster County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Ulster County, New York Median Age

44.1


Total

42.7


Male

45.6


Female

Ulster County, New York Adults

There are 146,833 adults, (35,285 of whom are seniors) in Ulster County, New York.

Ulster County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ulster County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

89,871

50.38%

Male

88,500

49.62%

Ulster County, New York Population by Age

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

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Ulster County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All68.6%31.4%
Male66.1%33.9%
Female54%46%
Non Family54%46%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ulster County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All70,0882.3868.6
Married30,9213.0685.8
Male3,6893.3566.1
Female7,6343.2454
Non Family27,8441.2654

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Ulster County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7002.84%
9th to 12th Grade7,8296.00%
High School Graduate37,60428.81%
Some College24,15418.51%
Associates Degree13,94810.69%
Bachelors Degree23,17717.76%
Graduate Degree20,09015.39%
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Ulster County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ulster County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,1401,9471,146
White105,75398,37037,482
2+ Races5,4174,6551,302
Hispanic10,8978,7522,094
Black7,7416,3011,307
Other Race3,8122,965521
Native American31323618

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.55%.

Ulster County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,281$47,598$37,603
Less Than 9th Grade$25,064$33,059$19,525
High School Graduate$33,849$40,219$27,783
Some College$39,288$44,883$32,443
Bachelors Degree$52,349$62,241$42,541
Graduate Degree$72,807$77,853$70,629

$42,281

Average Earnings

$47,598

Average Male

$37,603

Average Female

Ulster County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ulster County, New York Language by Age

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Ulster County, New York Language

89.35% of Ulster County, New York residents speak only English, while 10.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.95% of the population.

Ulster County, New York Language

Ulster County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic16,8684,82828.62%
Black8,8842,37226.70%
Asian2,97357119.21%
Multiple11,4792,08818.19%
Native2613513.41%
White133,64814,78311.06%
Other1,649NaN%

13.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.91%

Male Poverty Rate

14.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ulster County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ulster County, New York is Hispanic, with 28.62% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.17%.

Ulster County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.26%
High School15.49%
Some College11.75%
Bachelors or Greater5.37%

Ulster County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.76%
Male Unemployed31.40%
Female Employed6.99%
Female Unemployed30.01%

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

Ulster County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,306$88,477
Families$87,034$107,604
Married Families$100,921$123,349
Non Families$38,063$54,845
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Income by Household Type

Ulster County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ulster County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Ulster County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Ulster County, New York Marital Status

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7,844

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War787
First Gulf War1,316
Vietnam2,841
Korea935
World War II461

Ulster County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34394
35 to 541,401
55 to 641,400
65 to 742,147
75+2,502

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,1505.80%
Black3463.87%
Native American195.76%
Asian230.87%
Islander545.45%
Other Race1022.32%
2+ Races1992.79%
Hispanic2832.14%

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Race

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Education

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5.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ulster County, New York Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ulster County, New York Employment by Age

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Ulster County, New York Employment by Race

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Ulster County, New York Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.40%

Born in Ulster County, New York

92.31%

Native Born

7.69%

Foreign Born

3.07%

Non Citizen

4.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.31% of Ulster County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 74.40% having been born in New York. 3.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ulster County, New York Place of Birth

  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

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