Set against the Slide Mountain Wilderness, Boiceville is a small New York community located in Ulster County within the town of Olive. Boiceville is approximately 44 miles from Poughkeepsie, providing residents with their own permanent getaway far from the city.
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New York’s beloved Catskill Mountains make the community of Boiceville quite picturesque. The median age for Boiceville residents is 58. The town of Olive has a total population of approximately 4,500 giving Boiceville residents plenty of space to enjoy the simple life surrounded by beautiful scenery.
The median household income for Ulster County residents is $60,000 while a median property value is listed just under $220,000. The median age of Ulster County residents is 43 which places Boiceville in a comfortable position for older adults who want to live well outside the hustle and bustle of the city.
Onteora Central School District is home to Onteora Middle and High Schools as well as three elementary schools. The three closest post-secondary institutes near Boicevile are Bard College, SUNY Ulster and Seymour College. Vassar College, Talmadge Court, Marist Fashion, Dutchess Community College and The Culinary Institute of America are all located near Poughkeepsie, within an hour’s drive from Boiceville.
Those living in the Boiceville community can find employment without a college degree. The many hospitality centers like restaurants and hotels, as well as retail shops and tourism centers, offer opportunities for workers of all ages. Those hoping to pursue careers in other professions can find employment options throughout the surrounding towns, especially in the hospitality and tourism sectors.
The most common positions held by Ulster County residents are in the management, sales and administrative categories. Firefighters, educators, and recreation employees are among the most specialized. A 26-minute commuting time is an average for Ulster County residents.
Nestled up in the Catskills, Boiceville is the perfect place for outdoor adventures. The Kenneth L. Wilson Campground is just east of town while over a dozen other natural areas like lakes, forests and mountains surround the community. Boiceville is also home to the world’s largest kaleidoscope, the Emerson Kaleidoscope.
The capital city Albany is just over an hour away from Boiceville and offers plenty of activities and events for residents who want to find entertainment in the heart of Central New York. This city is full of museums, theaters, fine dining, premier shopping, historical sites, and national landmarks. Slightly closer, the city of Poughkeepsie also offers Boiceville residents a convenient area for arts and entertainment.
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