Greenwich, NY


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Greenwich is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,744 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greenwich is the 607th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Greenwich was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Greenwich is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greenwich is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenwich who work in office and administrative support (12.08%), sales jobs (11.68%), and personal care services (7.72%).

Of important note, Greenwich is also a village of artists. Greenwich has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Greenwich’s character.

Being a small village, Greenwich does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Greenwich citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.65% of adults in Greenwich have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Greenwich in 2010 was $27,865, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,460 for a family of four. However, Greenwich contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Greenwich home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenwich residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Greenwich include German, English, Italian, and Dutch.

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