Ulster County, NY Demographics

The total population of Ulster County is estimated to be 182,153 with 90,973 males (49.94%) and 91,180 females (50.06%). There are 207 more females than males in Ulster County.
The median household income in Ulster County was $76,788 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,787(3.77%) from $74,001 in 2020. This income is 102.92% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Ulster County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $97,969. Overall, the median household income for the county of Ulster County stands at $80,372.
In Ulster County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $47,394 for males and $36,982 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $67,341 for males and $59,523 for females.
In Ulster County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $102,758, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $41,808.
In 2022, the population of Ulster County was 182,319, a 0.75% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Ulster County's population was 183,704, an increase of 1.14% compared to a population of 181,627 in 2020.
The median age in Ulster County, NY is 44.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.32% were under the age of 15, 18.52% aged 15 to 29, 47.27% aged 30 to 64, 17.52% aged 65 to 84, and 2.36% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Ulster County population: 80.06% are White, 6% are Black or African American, 0.19% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.77% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.62% are some other race and 8.36% are multiracial.