Ulster County

Ulster County, New York

PO Box 1800
Kingston, NY 12402
Phone: (845) 340-3288
Fax: (845) 340-3299

In southeastern NY, west of Poughkeepsie; original county, organized Nov 1, 1683. Name Origin: For Ulster, Ireland, the earldom of the Duke of York, specifically honoring James Stuart (1633-1701), later James II, king of England

Area (sq mi):: 1160.76 (land 1126.48; water 34.28) Population per square mile: 162.20
Population 2005: 182,693 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 7.50% Population 2000: 177,749 (White 85.50%; Black or African American 5.40%; Hispanic or Latino 6.20%; Asian 1.20%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $20,846; median household $42,551; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,550-$26,871
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kingston County seat (23,219)

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    The Ulster County Department of Health said the man succumbed to Powassan fever, a rare disease that  can cause encephalitis or meningitis and is spread by infected deer ticks. 
    Ulster County's Ellenville Public Library & Museum (EPL&M) disclosed on Monday that following the retirement of its long-time director, Pam Stocking, Kristin Fowler has been appointed as a new director by the library's board of trustees.
    Securities and Exchange Commission, upgraded the Ulster County, New York general obligation (GO) bond ratings to 'AA' from 'AA-'.
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    Now the only side in the section with full points after Louth fell to Leitrim last Sunday, the sole Ulster county outside the top two divisions look to be in no mood for slip ups and should put the Munster minnows to the sword without any fuss.
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    Donald Lev, who in better days wrote an entire poem behind the wheel of his cab in New York City traffic, was driving me along a damp autumn road in Ulster County to his home in High Falls, N.Y.
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