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Population in 2010: 4,900. Population change since 2000: +2.6%
 

Males: 2,319  (47.3%)
Females: 2,581  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  45.9 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14886.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,371 (it was $45,066 in 2000)
Ulysses:

$60,371
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,007

Ulysses town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $192,006 (it was $105,900 in 2000)
Ulysses:

$192,006
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $191,478; Detached houses: $198,997; Townhouses or other attached units: $267,466; In 2-unit structures: $322,112; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $162,875; Mobile homes: $58,777

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Ulysses races chart
  • White alone - 4,589 (93.7%)
  • Hispanic - 99 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 95 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 47 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 49 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.06%)

Races in Ulysses detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ulysses: 186.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (19.4%), German (18.7%), Irish (18.7%), Italian (9.9%), United States (8.4%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 33.0 square miles.

Population density: 149 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ulysses:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ulysses town:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

154 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This town:  3.2%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Ulysses town:  2.0% ($2,115)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (41.3 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (67.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (187.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Trumansburg, NY (1.7 miles ), Northwest Ithaca, NY (2.3 miles ), Enfield, NY (2.4 miles ), Covert, NY (2.6 miles ), Lansing, NY (2.6 miles ), Cayuga Heights, NY (2.7 miles ), Ithaca, NY (2.8 miles ), Northeast Ithaca, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $33,900
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $140,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 76.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Ulysses household income distribution Ulysses home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Ulysses-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Ulysses town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 33.9 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ulysses-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Ulysses center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tompkins County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Landslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Emerson Francis Woodward - Businessman.


Hospitals/medical centers near Ulysses:

  • CAYUGA MEDICAL CENTER AT ITHACA (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; ITHACA, NY)
  • ITHACA DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; ITHACA, NY)
  • CAYUGA RIDGE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ITHACA, NY)

Local government website: www.trumansburg.ny.us/ulysses

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ulysses:

  • Cornell University (about 9 miles; Ithaca, NY; Full-time enrollment: 20,529)
  • Ithaca College (about 9 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,783)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 17 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 23 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,439)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 30 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 2,480)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 31 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Corning Community College (about 37 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 2,559)

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Notable locations in Ulysses: Ithaca Yacht Club (A), Tompkins County Home (B), Lansing Town Marina (C), Camp Comstock (D), Trumansburg Public Golf Course (E), Houghton Poultry Farm (F), Koskinen Farms (G), Trumansburg Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (H), Allisons Acres (I), Spruce Row Campground and Recreational Vehicle Park (J), Ulysses Philomathic Library (K), Ulysses Town Hall (L), Cayuga Nature Center (M), Trumansburg Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ulysses include: West Hill Community Church (A), Quaker Settlement Church (B), Trumansburg United Methodist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Calvary Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Quaker Cemetery (1), Saint James Cemetery (2), Grove Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Glenwood Creek (A), Willow Creek (B), Cold Spring Branch (C), Spring Brook (D), Taughannock Creek (E), Bolter Creek (F), Boardman Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ulysses: Taughannock Falls State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Tompkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.5%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ulysses, NY

55 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
48 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
14 people in other group homes in 2000

Ulysses compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Ulysses town (based on Tompkins County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.54%
Here26.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents39.5%14.0%7.8%5.8%4.5%
Congregations7.6%17.7%6.3%7.6%7.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents4.2%3.0%2.4%2.4%16.4%
Congregations3.8%1.3%5.1%1.3%41.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This county:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Tompkins County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Tompkins County:

10.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.0%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tompkins County:

12.8%
New York:

15.6%

9.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.89%
New York average:

5.41%

1.70% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,260 average AGI)
Tompkins County:

1.70%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cortland County, NY  0.51% ($29,568 average AGI)
from Tioga County, NY  0.35% ($24,957)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.23% ($29,427)


9.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.92%
New York average:

6.26%

0.47% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,031 average AGI)
Tompkins County:

0.47%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cortland County, NY  0.53% ($30,489 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.48% ($42,220)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.34% ($29,685)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ulysses:

  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ulysses:

  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSQG-FM (90.9 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVBR-FM (93.5 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CORNELL RADIO GUILD, INC.)
  • WIII (99.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W242AB (96.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNGZ (104.9 FM; MONTOUR FALLS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXHC (101.5 FM; HOMER, NY; Owner: EVES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W205BR (88.9 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Ulysses:

  • W20BT (Channel 20; ITHACA, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W16AX (Channel 16; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W07BJ (Channel 7; ITHACA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total costs: $42,550,000
Total average daily traffic: 39,710
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,435
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 52,373

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ulysses, NY

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