Greene County, NY

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2022 Population
48,067
0.0854% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
47
0.858% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
1.79% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$70,294
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$229,500
20.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Greene County, NY had a population of 48.1k people with a median age of 47 and a median household income of $70,294. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Greene County, NY grew from 48,026 to 48,067, a 0.0854% increase and its median household income grew from $62,810 to $70,294, a 11.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greene County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.61%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.38%), White (Hispanic) (2.43%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.65%).

None of the households in Greene County, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Greene County, NY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Greene County, NY was $229,500, and the homeownership rate was 75.9%.

Most people in Greene County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Greene County, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Greene County, NY is home to a population of 48.1k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.56% of Greene County, NY residents were born outside of the country (2.67k people).

In 2022, there were 18.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.3k people) in Greene County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.62k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Greene County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Greene County, NY was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greene County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    40.3k ± 304
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.22k ± 242
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.62k ± 397
6.53%
Hispanic Population
3.14k people

In 2022, there were 18.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.3k people) in Greene County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.62k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.53% of the people in Greene County, NY are hispanic (3.14k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Greene County, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.56%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.67k people
5.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.74k people

As of 2022, 5.56% of Greene County, NY residents (2.67k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greene County, NY was 5.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,062 ± 202
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    554 ± 195
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    267 ± 100

Greene County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Greene County, NY employs 21.9k people. The largest industries in Greene County, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,759 people), Retail Trade (2,740 people), and Educational Services (2,187 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($118,021), Public Administration ($74,565), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,475).

Occupations

21.9k
2022 Value
± 1,065
0.445%
1 Year growth
± 6.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greene County, NY grew at a rate of 0.445%, from 21.8k employees to 21.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greene County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,595 people), Management Occupations (2,322 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,970 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greene County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.9k
2022 Value
± 1,065
0.445%
1 Year growth
± 6.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greene County, NY grew at a rate of 0.445%, from 21.8k employees to 21.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greene County, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,759 people), Retail Trade (2,740 people), and Educational Services (2,187 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greene County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Greene County, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,916
Median earning men ± $2,851
$36,713
Median earning women ± $3,165

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($96,125), Public Administration ($80,597), and Wholesale Trade ($58,882).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,000), Public Administration ($67,798), and Information ($57,617).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New York.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 285
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 254
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 239
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Greene County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 56.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (40.9%), followed by Other (1.57%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greene County, NY was $229,500 in 2022, which is 0.814 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $190,000 to $229,500, a 20.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Greene County, NY is 75.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Greene County, NY have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greene County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Greene County, NY is $70,294. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Greene County, NY was Census Tract 806 with a value of $88,569, followed by Census Tract 801 and Census Tract 802.01, with respective values of $84,500 and $79,578.

Property

$229,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,753
$13,589
Median Property Taxes
±$682

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greene County, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.9%
Homeownership
2022
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.9% of the housing units in Greene County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 806
  2. Census Tract 801
  3. Census Tract 802.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greene County, NY was Census Tract 806 with a value of $88,569, followed by Census Tract 801 and Census Tract 802.01, with respective values of $84,500 and $79,578.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Greene County, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$70,294
Median Household Income
± $4,341
17.9k
Number of Households
± 919

In 2022, the median household income of the 17.9k households in Greene County, NY grew to $70,294 from the previous year's value of $62,810.

The following chart displays the households in Greene County, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greene County, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.7%)
  3. Carpooled (8.94%)

In 2022, 74.1% of workers in Greene County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.7%) and those who carpooled to work (8.94%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greene County, NY have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.55% of the workforce in Greene County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Greene County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greene County, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greene County, NY (4.71k out of 45.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greene County, NY is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.5% of the population of Greene County, NY has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 19.6% on Medicaid, 17.9% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.84% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Greene County, NY see 2776 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.23% increase from the previous year (2638 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2621 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1097 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,776 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Greene County, NY

Primary care physicians in Greene County, NY see an average of 2,776 patients per year. This represents a 5.23% increase from the previous year (2,638 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Greene County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.9% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 24% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.53%
Uninsured
44.9%
Employer Coverage
19.6%
Medicaid
17.9%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.84%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greene County, NY declined by 10.9% from 3.96% to 3.53%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 42 in Greene County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.2% in Greene County, NY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.98% in Greene County, NY.

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