Ulysses, KS


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Ulysses is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 6,097 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ulysses is the 52nd largest community in Kansas.

When you are in Ulysses, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.49% of Ulysses’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ulysses is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ulysses who work in office and administrative support (15.27%), healthcare (6.76%), and sales jobs (5.79%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ulysses spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.81 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Ulysses is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Ulysses is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.30% of adults 25 and older in Ulysses have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ulysses in 2010 was $24,365, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,460 for a family of four. However, Ulysses contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ulysses is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ulysses home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Ulysses, accounting for 53.49% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Ulysses residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Ulysses include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

In addition, Ulysses has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.83%).

The most common language spoken in Ulysses is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

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