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Greene County, New York (NY)

County population in 2016: 48,185 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 48,195 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,541
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,824
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,178
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,458 (it was 5,078 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

47%

Land area: 648 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Greene County: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.5%), Retail trade (13.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Greene County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
New York median age:  38.4 years
Males: 25,025  (51.9%)
Females: 23,160  (48.1%)

Greene County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Greene County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,833 ($36,493 in 1999)

This county:

$52,833
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $694 (lower quartile is $544, upper quartile is $905)
This county:

$694
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $185,792 (it was $91,900 in 2000)
Greene:

$185,792
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,818 - $280,992

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $222,084
Here:

$222,084
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $373,876
Here:

$373,876
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $245,963
Here:

$245,963
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,955
Here:

$278,955
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $807,390
Here:

$807,390
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $112,095
Here:

$112,095
State:

$72,941
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,503
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $582

Institutionalized population: 3,053

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 24
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 247 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2008: 169 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2009: 123 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2010: 93 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2011: 78 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2012: 70 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2013: 94 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2014: 98 buildings, average cost: $193,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,562 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,923 (1.7%)

Greene County household income distribution in 2009 Greene County home values distribution Greene County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.4%
Greene County:

12.4%
New York:

14.7%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.6% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.6 years old
(Males: 44.5 years old, Females: 47.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 27.3 years old, American Indian residents: 26.6 years old, Asian residents: 35.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 29.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greene County is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $630 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $819 a month.

Cities in this county include: Catskill, New Baltimore, Coxsackie, Durham, Athens, Cairo, Palenville, Jefferson Heights, Jewett, Lexington.

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Ashland town16128 - 163832 - 44
Athens town15117 - 153529 - 41
Cairo town29139 - 173832 - 42
Catskill town621512 - 184036 - 44
Coxsackie town1495 - 143121 - 38
Durham town9127 - 173933 - 45
Greenville town2094 - 144134 - 49
Halcott town3149 - 203830 - 44
Hunter town7128 - 173730 - 43
Jewett town6105 - 153526 - 42
Lexington town71410 - 193933 - 45
New Baltimore town14128 - 163731 - 43
Prattsville town1116 - 173729 - 44
Windham town14106 - 143528 - 41
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Neighboring counties: Antelope County, Nebraska , Bristol County, Massachusetts , Bremer County, Iowa , Holt County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,577
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,927 (62.4% naturalized citizens)

Greene County:

6.1%
Whole state:

23.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 567
  • 2000 to 2009: 437
  • 1990 to 1999: 348
  • 1980 to 1989: 441
  • 1970 to 1979: 347
  • Before 1970: 1,715
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.7%

Greene County marital status for males Greene County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,041
  • One, attached: 488
  • Two: 1,333
  • 3 or 4: 1,380
  • 5 to 9: 741
  • 10 to 19: 735
  • 20 to 49: 185
  • 50 or more: 27
  • Mobile homes: 2,333

Housing units in Greene County with a mortgage: 6,788 (116 second mortgage, 825 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,994

Here:

54.5% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greene County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,9359
Mainline Protestant5,32934
Evangelical Protestant2,06319
Other5207
Orthodox2801
Black Protestant2322
None30,862-
Greene County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Greene County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Greene County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 83
This county:

16.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greene County:

7.7%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

24.5%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Greene County:

Average size of farms: 169 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,033
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $237.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.90%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,962
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.82%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,935
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 29.80%
Corn for grain: 946 harvested acres
Vegetables: 492 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 95 acres

Earthquake activity:

Greene County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from Greene County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 152.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Greene County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 333.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4085: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4085, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3341: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3341, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4020: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4020, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3328: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3328, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 31, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1827: March 04, 2009, FEMA Id: 1827, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New York Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 31, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3299: December 18, 2008, FEMA Id: 3299, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New York Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1692: April 24, 2007, FEMA Id: 1692, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1650: July 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 1650, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Ireland (10%)
  • Jamaica (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Norway (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Italy (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Greene County (%):

  • American (24%)
  • Italian (12%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (2%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Jamaican (2%)

Greene County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,799 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,296 (8.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 30 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 227 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 545 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 936 (5.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Greene County, New York in 2000:

  • 2,870 people in state prisons
  • 370 people in nursing homes
  • 361 people in religious group quarters
  • 188 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 93 people in other group homes
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Greene County, New York in 2010:

  • 2,774 people in state prisons
  • 289 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,718.

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,079 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
New York average:

5.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.82% relocated from other counties in New York ($33,537 average AGI)
1.13% relocated from other states ($8,542 average AGI)
Greene County:

1.13%
New York average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albany County, NY  0.82% ($37,121 average AGI)
from Ulster County, NY  0.65% ($32,432)
from Columbia County, NY  0.46% ($38,771)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.17% ($42,839)
from Queens County, NY  0.16% ($59,828)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.15% ($46,407)
from Nassau County, NY  0.15% ($65,222)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
New York average:

5.46%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Greene County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

3.75% relocated to other counties in New York ($27,209 average AGI)
1.62% relocated to other states ($9,947 average AGI)
Greene County:

1.62%
New York average:

2.38%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Albany County, NY  1.03% ($36,027 average AGI)
to Ulster County, NY  0.72% ($32,328)
to Columbia County, NY  0.38% ($29,557)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.21% ($44,158)
to Dutchess County, NY  0.14% ($36,080)
to Queens County, NY  0.13% ($51,304)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.11% ($46,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Greene County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Greene County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Greene County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,475 (7,655 aged, 1,820 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 800 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Greene County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (696)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (607)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (460)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (458)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (390)
  • Unspecified dementia (197)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (194)
  • Congestive heart failure (173)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (173)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (166)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 870
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,157
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 48,185
  • In family households: 36,618 (5,797 male householders, 4,856 female householders)
    8,355 spouses, 12,909 children (12,031 natural, 385 adopted, 487 stepchildren), 1,131 grandchildren, 896 brothers or sisters, 1,051 parents, 784 other relatives, 824 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,255 (2,907 male householders (2,359 living alone)), 3,423 female householders (3,090 living alone)), 1,926 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,300

Size of family households: 5,886 2-persons, 2,018 3-persons, 1,818 4-persons, 649 5-persons, 144 6-persons, 172 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,450 1-person, 737 2-persons, 56 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

5,129 married couples with children.
1,778 single-parent households (340 men, 1,438 women).

91.6% of residents of Greene speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $271,421,000 ($5,517 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,336,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $131,627,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $54,760,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $450,000
Federal grants: $63,310,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,557,000 ($11,623,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,718,000 ($132,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $318,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,724,000
Federal Government insurance: $34,676,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,280
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,868
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +183
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,954
Here +39 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Greene County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.14 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 315
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,153
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,790
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,475
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,804
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,344
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,999
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,423
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,960
Note: State values scaled to Greene population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • 1 room: 42
  • 2 rooms: 24
  • 3 rooms: 337
  • 4 rooms: 1,255
  • 5 rooms: 2,771
  • 6 rooms: 3,184
  • 7 rooms: 1,984
  • 8 rooms: 1,423
  • 9+ rooms: 1,676
  • 1 room: 328
  • 2 rooms: 317
  • 3 rooms: 764
  • 4 rooms: 1,088
  • 5 rooms: 634
  • 6 rooms: 522
  • 7 rooms: 306
  • 8 rooms: 104
  • 9+ rooms: 197
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • no bedroom: 40
  • 1 bedroom: 391
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,040
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,431
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,178
  • 5+ bedrooms: 616
  • no bedroom: 323
  • 1 bedroom: 1,162
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,466
  • 3 bedrooms: 899
  • 4 bedrooms: 290
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • no vehicle: 410
  • 1 vehicle: 3,788
  • 2 vehicles: 5,619
  • 3 vehicles: 1,892
  • 4 vehicles: 697
  • 5+ vehicles: 324
  • no vehicle: 747
  • 1 vehicle: 2,431
  • 2 vehicles: 794
  • 3 vehicles: 251
  • 4 vehicles: 46
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

94% of Greene County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in New York.

Greene County:

93.6%
State average:

89.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 38,743
  • Other state: 5,508
  • Northeast: 2,607
  • Midwest: 790
  • South: 1,603
  • West: 506

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greene County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.7%)
  • Wood (11.6%)
  • Electricity (8.3%)
  • Utility gas (7.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.4%)
  • Electricity (33.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33.5%)
  • Utility gas (12.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.2%)
  • Wood (2.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 210
Here:

6.4%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 182
Here:

9.1%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 234
Here:

18.3%
New York:

34.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Greene County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,768,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,295,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,984,000
    General Public Buildings: $294,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    General - Other: $9,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,983,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $9,702,000
    Health - Other: $8,487,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,545,000
    Regular Highways: $6,006,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,188,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,454,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,314,000
    Police Protection: $2,098,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,081,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,751,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,447,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,222,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,158,000
    Local Fire Protection: $896,000
    Financial Administration: $819,000
    Corrections - Other: $571,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $546,000
    Parks and Recreation: $236,000
    Libraries: $33,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,332,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $288,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections - Other: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,494,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $55,000
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,531,000

Greene County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $5,891,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,666,000
    Housing and Community Development: $606,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $391,000
    All Other: $286,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,929,000
    All Other: $1,173,000
    Highways: $882,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,985,000
    Interest Earnings: $437,000
    Sale of Property: $338,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $276,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,483,000
    All Other: $4,064,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,949,000
    Highways: $1,184,000
    Education: $482,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,210,000
    Property: $18,988,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,368,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $393,000
    Other Selective Sales: $88,000
    Other License: $30,000
    NEC: $1,000

Greene County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,695,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,250,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $347,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $174,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $173,000

Greene County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,151,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,964,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $174,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,170
  • Number of aged recipients: 123
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,047
  • Number of recipients under 18: 165
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 788
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 217
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 482
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 530
Greene County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Greene County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Greene County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John42472.7 years
William34174.9 years
Mary31580.8 years
Joseph22373.8 years
Charles21673.5 years
Anna19783.3 years
James19473.4 years
Frank18176.0 years
Margaret17979.5 years
Robert17870.2 years
Most common last names in Greene County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11676.9 years
Miller4976.9 years
Tompkins4076.5 years
Johnson3976.8 years
Young3873.6 years
Moore3576.3 years
White3573.5 years
Jones3576.5 years
Brown3475.2 years
Williams3474.3 years
Businesses in Greene County, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks1
FedEx4Subaru1
Ford1Subway5
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2U-Haul5
Home Depot1UPS4
Levi Strauss & Co.1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets4