Greene County NY Information


Greene County Subdivisions

Greene County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 49,978
Population in Households 46,623
Population in Familes 35,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,355
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 20,221
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 12,412
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,448 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,773 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,172 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $186,627
Average Home Value $216,571


Median Household Income $51,137
Average Household Income $66,801
Per Capita Income $27,208
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.15%
Households 0.32% 0.19%
Families 0.14% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Greene County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greene County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 21st
Population Density1 # 46 27th
Diversity Index2 # 28 56th
Median Household Income # 32 50th
Per Capita Income # 29 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.