Do Business Differently in Ulster County

Are you constrained by a traditional workspace?
Compromising on your quality of life
to be in the city?

Do Business Differently in 
Ulster County, New York

WHY ULSTER?

  • 90 miles from NYC
  • Desirable Quality of Life
  • Gorgeous Landscapes
  • Charming Towns & Villages
  • Lower Costs
  • Educated Workforce
  • World-Class Recreational & Cultural Scene
  • Growing Tech Sector

YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL!

Ulster County is less than 100 miles north of New York City (less than a 2 hour drive), 60 miles south of Albany and about 150 miles from both Boston and Philadelphia. The County sits in the heart of the fertile Hudson River Valley with the Hudson River on its eastern edge. Within its 1,161 square miles lies the Catskill Park and Forest Preserve where there are more than 1/4 million acres of forever-wild woodlands.

Ulster is accessible by car at New York Thruway exits 18, 19, and 20; by train to the Poughkeepsie and Rhinecliff stations; by bus on Adirondack Trailways; and by air to Stewart International Airport in Newburgh and Albany International Airport, each less than an hour away.

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ULSTER SNAPSHOT STATISTICS

  • ULSTER INFLUX OF YOUNG ADULTS

    Growth rate fastest amongst
    25-40 yo (8.4% average
    growth rate projected
    between 2013-2020)

  • MEDIAN HOME PRICE:

    Ulster County $226,600
    New York State $283,700
    New York City $490,700

  • ULSTER COUNTY
    EDUCATIONAL LEVELS

    89% HS Diploma
    30% Bachelor's Degree
    or more

  • ULSTER
    UNEMPLOYMENT
    RATE
    3.9%*

  • Ulster County
    is 2.4X larger
    than all of
    New York City

* U.S. Census Bureau 2014 ACS
http://factfinder.census.gov/

Ulster County Office of Economic Development
244 Fair St, 6th Floor
Kingston, NY 12401

Phone: (845) 340-3556
Email: oed[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us