Greene, NY


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Living in Greene

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. Much of the housing stock in Greene was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Greene is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greene is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greene who work in office and administrative support (9.60%), management occupations (7.35%), and teaching (6.99%).

Overall, Greene’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The education level of Greene citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.42% of adults in Greene have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Greene in 2010 was $24,990, 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 $99,960 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.

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