East Greenbush, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Greenbush, New York - Basic Facts

The East Greenbush Census Designated Place had a population of 4,356 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for East Greenbush is located at latitude 42.5926 and longitude -73.7024 in Rensselaer County. The formal boundaries for the East Greenbush Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Rensselaer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The East Greenbush Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389433) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The East Greenbush Census Designated Place is located within Town of East Greenbush, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rensselaer County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Greenbush: Het Groen Bosch.

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East Greenbush, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,356
Population in Households 4,344
Population in Familes 3,494
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,635
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,770
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,146 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 623 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $243,380
Average Home Value $253,861


Median Household Income $88,189
Average Household Income $110,835
Per Capita Income $45,296
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.36%
Households -0.27% -0.23%
Families -0.56% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

East Greenbush, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Greenbush 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 # 388 68th
Population Density1 # 505 58th
Diversity Index2 # 541 55th
Median Household Income # 295 75th
Per Capita Income # 229 81st

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