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Ulysses is a town in Tompkins County, in the Ithaca metro area.

The community was named after the hero of the "Odyssey"

The latitude of Ulysses is 42.512N. The longitude is -76.618W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,775.


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$45,066
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ulysses demographic reports
Ulysses is on Cayuga Lake
Nearby parks & recreation: Taughannock State Park

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15% of Ulysses residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ulysses ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ulysses was $22,516, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of Ulysses residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ulysses, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $424.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $980.


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Libraries in Ulysses include Ulysses Philomathic Library ... View libraries

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Tompkins County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ulysses political report.

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The average commute time for Ulysses workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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