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Ulysses is a city in Grant County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for President Ulysses S. Grant

The latitude of Ulysses is 37.581N. The longitude is -101.354W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,051 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,790.


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Median household income
Local
$42,675
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ulysses demographic reports
Ulysses is near the Cimarron River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Grant County Free Fair - July 14-21, 2007
  • Spring Fling - April 6-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ulysses web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Historic Adobe Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Ulysses residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $17,079, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Ulysses residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ulysses, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $346.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $808.


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Libraries in Ulysses include Grant County Library ... View libraries

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Grant County supported George W. Bush 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 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Ulysses include Single Tree Inn.

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