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 3,141 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Greenwood Lake, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,141
Daytime Population: Workers 710
Daytime Population: Residents 1,608
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,318
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 3,141
Population in Familes 2,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,534
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $76,965
Average Household Income $95,933
Per Capita Income $38,510


Total Housing Units 1,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 924 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 346 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 284 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $317,953
Average Home Value $376,571


Total Households 1,270
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 790
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.06% 0.31%
Households -0.15% 0.27%
Families -0.16% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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, 2017 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 Density # 536 55th
Diversity Index # 305 75th
Median Household Income # 414 65th
Per Capita Income # 400 67th

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