Are you constrained by a traditional workspace?
Compromising on your quality of life to be in the city?
Do Business Differently
in Ulster County
INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURS IN ULSTER
WHY ULSTER COUNTY?
- 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
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.
ULSTER COUNTY 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 COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
ULSTER COUNTY IS 2.4x LARGER
THAN ALL OF NEW YORK CITY
* U.S. Census Bureau 2014 ACS