Greenwood Lake, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Greenwood Lake, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Greenwood Lake had a population of 3,116 as of July 1, 2016. Greenwood Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenwood Lake is located at latitude 41.2211 and longitude -74.2876 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Greenwood Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.42 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The Village of Greenwood Lake (GNIS ID: 2390873) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Greenwood Lake is located within Town of Warwick, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenwood Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Greenwood Lake, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,116
Population in Households 3,116
Population in Familes 2,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,521
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 1,265
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 789
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 916 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 349 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $307,092
Average Home Value $362,036


Median Household Income $74,708
Average Household Income $92,548
Per Capita Income $37,364
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% 0.22%
Households -0.24% 0.2%
Families -0.2% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Greenwood Lake, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenwood Lake to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 481 60th
Population Density1 # 539 55th
Diversity Index2 # 304 75th
Median Household Income # 407 66th
Per Capita Income # 385 68th

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