Greenwood Lake is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,112 people and just one neighborhood, Greenwood Lake is the 447th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Greenwood Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenwood Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenwood Lake is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenwood Lake who work in food service (12.44%), sales jobs (11.60%) and management occupations (9.43%).
Also of interest is that Greenwood Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In Greenwood Lake, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Even though Greenwood Lake is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.