Demographic and Statistical Resources

Nationwide, Statewide, and Independent

The following is a collection of links to off-site resources that staff has compiled to help the public, officials, businesses, and researchers to facilitate research of Ulster County.

Statebook International - Ulster County Department of Economic Development - Demographic Overview for the County

U.S. Bureau of the Census - American Factfinder - The number one portal and starter point for all demographic research. It includes a variety of options for research for everyone. Contains options for very basic end-users to detailed tables.

Cornell Program on Applied Statistics - Ulster County Profile (2013)

Cornell Program on Applied Statistics - Ulster County Sub-County (Municipal) Profiles (2013)

U.S. Bureau of the Census - Local Employment Dynamics - An array of data tools aimed at getting information and analysis of local labor markets.

U.S. Census Bureau's Main Site - Originating Point for all of the U.S. Census Bureau's activities

Statsamerica.org - The goal of StatsAmerica is to provide actionable data for economic developers to use in site requests, developing metrics, grant writing and strategic planning. 

National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) - The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) provides, free of charge, aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2011.

U.S. Bureau of the Census - County and Zip Code Business Patterns - County Business Patterns is an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. The series is useful for studying the economic activity of small areas; analyzing economic changes over time; and as a benchmark for statistical series, surveys, and databases between economic censuses. Businesses use the data for analyzing market potential, measuring the effectiveness of sales and advertising programs, setting sales quotas, and developing budgets. Government agencies use the data for administration and planning.

U.S. Bureau of the Census - Transportation Planning Package - Special Data Compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau at the request of the United States Department of Transportation.

U.S. Bureau of the Census - Population Estimates

U.S. Bureau of the Census - American Community Survey Homepage - Major survey conducted annually that has replaced the Census Long Form.

Census.ire.org - Easier Access to 2010 Census Data (Not ACS)

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Hud User - HUD USER is the definitive source for research and data that offers an in-depth view of housing in the United States.

Mid-Hudson Valley Communities Profiles - Regional, Ulster, Duchess, and Orange Counties

National Center for Education Statistics - The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

U.S. Office of Industry Analysis

New York State Data Center - New York State's Affiliate with the Census Bureau. Great starting point for NYS research.

New York State Department of Education - Cotains Demographic information on individual schoools and their districts.

New York State Department of Labor - Main Statistics Page

Catalog of Administrative Data Sources for Neighborhood Indicators (PDF) - Good starting point for finding demographic information.

Columbia Ready Reference - Another good starting point for demopgraphic research.

Cornell New York Statistical Information Services (NYSIS) - Projection Data

IPUMS - IPUMS-USA is an integrated series of representative samples drawn from the U.S. censuses of 1850 to 2000 and the Puerto Rican censuses of 1910 to 2000. IPUMS-USA also includes American Community Survey (ACS) data from 2000 to 2006.

Marist College Bureau of Economic Research

NYSAR - NY State Association of Realtors - Data on Real Estate Sales

University of Virginia Historical Census Look-Up Tool - From 1870 to the 1960 Census.