Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
148,079
0.245% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.7
0.698% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.4%
13% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$78,911
7.71% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$288,300
14.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
66,565
2.29% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY had a population of 148k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $78,911. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY grew from 147,717 to 148,079, a 0.245% increase and its median household income grew from $73,260 to $78,911, a 7.71% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.94%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.72%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.02%), and White (Hispanic) (3.56%).

11.1% of the households in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY are State University of New York at New Paltz (2,178 degrees awarded in 2022) and Ulster County Community College (413 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was $288,300, and the homeownership rate was 67.8%.

Most people in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 148k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.57% of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (11.2k people).

In 2022, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (110k people) in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.79k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.46k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY are Spanish (8,832 households), Italian (871 households), and Vietnamese (706 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
75,133
Women
50.8%
72,659
Men
49.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 147,792 inhabitants, with 49.2% men, and 50.8% women.

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Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
96.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    110k ± 1.44k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.79k ± 511
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    8.46k ± 1.32k
10.9%
Hispanic Population
16.2k people

In 2022, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (110k people) in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.79k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.46k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.9% of the people in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY are hispanic (16.2k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    1,626 ± 985 people
  2. Mexico
    1,004 ± 775 people
  3. El Salvador
    636 ± 618 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was Jamaica, the natal country of 1,626 Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY residents, followed by Mexico with 1,004 and El Salvador with 636.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.57%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.2k people
7.23%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.7k people

As of 2022, 7.57% of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY residents (11.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was 7.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,832 households (6.24%)
  2. Italian
    871 households (0.616%)
  3. Vietnamese
    706 households (0.499%)

11.1% of the households in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 6.24% of the households in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,781 ± 275
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    951 ± 240
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    710 ± 225

Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY employs 66.6k people. The largest industries in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (6,217 people), Construction (4,700 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,022 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($244,838), Miscellaneous retail stores ($216,879), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($188,503).

Males in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.15 times higher than the average income of females, which is $73,223. The income inequality in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,770
Women
50.8%
32,704
Men
49.2%

The workforce of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 66,474 people, with 50.8% woman, and 49.2% men.

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Occupations

66.6k
2022 Value
−2.29%
1 Year decline
± −2.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −2.29%, from 68.1k employees to 66.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,918 people), Cashiers (1,629 people), and Registered nurses (1,489 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

66.6k
2022 Value
−2.29%
1 Year decline
± −2.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −2.29%, from 68.1k employees to 66.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,217 people), Construction (4,700 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,022 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,372
Median earning men ± $2,445
$42,910
Median earning women ± $2,109

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,389), Public Administration ($79,993), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,339).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($76,875), Public Administration ($66,115), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,204).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY awarded 2,591 degrees. The student population of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,847 male students and 6,029 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY are White (1,640 and 65.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (463 and 18.5%), Black or African American (139 and 5.56%), and Asian (112 and 4.48%).

The largest universities in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are State University of New York at New Paltz (2,178 and 84.1%) and Ulster County Community College (413 and 15.9%).

The most popular majors in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY are General Psychology (211 and 8.14%), Elementary Education & Teaching (159 and 6.14%), and General Studies (128 and 4.94%).

The median tuition cost in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY for a public four year colleges is $7,070 for in-state students and $16,980 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 58.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,876 (39% men and 61% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 9,876 students enrolled in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY, 39% men and 61% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,931 records, of which 62.3% were women and 37.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 207 degrees awarded
  2. 131 degrees awarded
  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was General Psychology with 207 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,178 degrees awarded
  2. 413 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was State University of New York at New Paltz with 2,178 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 925 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY, which is 0.555 times less than the 1,666 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,640 degrees mean that there were 3.54 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 463 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,070) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,454) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.946% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.72% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (34.3k), Some college (26.2k), and Bachelors Degree (22.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was $288,300 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $252,600 to $288,300, a 14.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY is 67.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 27.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY is $78,911. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

Property

$288,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,506
$39,108
Median Property Taxes
±$1,434

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Rent vs Own

67.8%
Homeownership
2022
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.8% of the housing units in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

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Household Income

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$78,911
Median Household Income
± $2,919
57.7k
Number of Households
± 1,876

In 2022, the median household income of the 57.7k households in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY grew to $78,911 from the previous year's value of $73,260.

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Wage Distribution

0.465
2022 Wage GINI in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.6% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.1%)
  3. Carpooled (6.52%)

In 2022, 73.2% of workers in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.1%) and those who carpooled to work (6.52%).

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Commute Time

27.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (27.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.61% of the workforce in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY (20.5k out of 142k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 46.8% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 0.889% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New York see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1194 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1192 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 308 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,180 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1,194 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.4% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.48%
Uninsured
46.8%
Employer Coverage
19.2%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
0.889%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ulster County (East) PUMA, NY grew by 21.6% from 5.33% to 6.48%.

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