Green Island, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Green Island, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Green Island had a population of 2,621 as of July 1, 2018. Green Island ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Green Island is located at latitude 42.7479 and longitude -73.6926 in Albany County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Green Island (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Albany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Village of Green Island (GNIS ID: 2390869) 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 Green Island is located within Town of Green Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Albany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Green Island population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Green Island, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,621
Population in Households 2,621
Population in Familes 1,666
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,508
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $54,671
Average Household Income $72,640
Per Capita Income $35,308


Total Housing Units 1,411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 402 (28.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 872 (61.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $141,520
Average Home Value $157,960


Total Households 1,274
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 574
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% 0.07%
Households -0.11% -0.02%
Families -0.37% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Green Island, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Green Island to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 530 56th
Population Density # 224 81st
Diversity Index # 448 63rd
Median Household Income # 757 37th
Per Capita Income # 516 57th

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