Demographics can tell you a lot about a region and what you can expect when doing business here. What is the average wage? What are housing prices like? Are workers available? What education level have people achieved?
But they're no substitute for experience. So come visit Ulster County because a county the size of the State of Rhode Island that is just two hours from New York City with a sizable educated worforce is a truly remarkable a place to do business!
County Seat: Kingston
Total Area: 1161 sq. miles
Population: Approx. 181,000
Location: 90 miles north of New York City
Named for the
Irish province of Ulster
Northernmost & largest county in the metropolitan NY area
Kingston is the original capitol of New York State.
Highest elevation: 4,180 ft. (Slide Mt.)
Only county in New York to have three (3) exits off the NY State Thruway (I-87)
Eastern border formed by the Hudson River.
Key towns: Kingston, Woodstock, New Paltz, Saugerties, Ellenville, Shandaken, Ulster, Gardiner