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 4,387 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Greenbush: Het Groen Bosch.

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East Greenbush, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,387
Daytime Population: Workers 2,367
Daytime Population: Residents 1,748
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,115
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 4,375
Population in Familes 3,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,647
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $101,325
Average Household Income $119,911
Per Capita Income $48,517


Total Housing Units 1,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,146 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 619 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $245,054
Average Home Value $258,544


Total Households 1,765
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,176
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 -0.31% -0.13%
Households -0.27% -0.1%
Families -0.56% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

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, 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 # 384 68th
Population Density # 500 58th
Diversity Index # 540 55th
Median Household Income # 230 81st
Per Capita Income # 212 82nd

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