Greene is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,502 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greene is the 640th largest community in New York. Greene has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages, Greene isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greene are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greene is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greene who work in office and administrative support (11.74%), teaching (9.03%), and sales jobs (7.87%).
The overall crime rate in Greene is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The citizens of Greene are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.79% of adults in Greene having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Greene in 2010 was $25,494, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,976 for a family of four. However, Greene contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Greene home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greene residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greene include Irish, German, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Greene is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.