Greenwich, NY


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Living in Greenwich

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.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenwich is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenwich is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenwich who work in office and administrative support (11.44%), sales jobs (9.48%), and personal care services (7.73%).

As is often the case in a small village, Greenwich doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Greenwich is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.34% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Greenwich in 2010 was $26,870, 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 $107,480 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 Black or African-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.