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Ulster is a town in Ulster County, in the Kingston metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Ulster. For links to other places called Ulster, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ulster is 41.969N. The longitude is -74.006W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 161 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,544.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ulster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ulster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12456 ZIP code.
19% of Ulster residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ulster ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ulster was $22,069, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Ulster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ulster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $568. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,086.
Ulster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ulster political report.
The average commute time for Ulster workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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