East Greenbush, New York

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East Greenbush, New York

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High Points

East Greenbush strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy East Greenbush People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy East Greenbush College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% East Greenbush Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% East Greenbush Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% East Greenbush Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% East Greenbush Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% East Greenbush Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of East Greenbush, New York

Comparing East Greenbush to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Racial Diversity 8 6
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 10 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Short Commute Times 5 7
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4

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East Greenbush Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles N of New York, New York
County Rensselaer
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12061
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.59
Longitude -73.702

East Greenbush Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VALATIE 1 N
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
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East Greenbush Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,085 100%
Male 1,953 47.8%
Female 2,132 52.2%
Under 18 1,088 26.6%
18+ 2,997 73.4%
65+ 390 9.5%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.05
White 3,785 92.7%
African-American 131 3.2%
Asian 106 2.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.1%
Other 10 0.2%
Mixed Race 47 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 58 1.4%

East Greenbush Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 22.9%
Irish 17%
German 15.3%
English 11.8%
Polish 6.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
French (except Basque) 3%
US/American 2.9%
Dutch 2%
Armenian 2%
Norwegian 1.6%
Russian 1.4%
Scottish 1.3%
French Canadian 1.1%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Jamaican 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Israeli 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
East Greenbush 4,085 $69,375
Albany 95,658 $39,932
Delmar 8,292 $83,219
Menands 3,910 $62,083
Nassau 1,161 $49,500
Rensselaer 7,761 $40,688
West Sand Lake 2,439 $69,167

Wal-mart in East Greenbush

(As of 2006)
279 Troy Road
(518) 283-3055
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East Greenbush High Schools (2004)

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Serves 1,455 students.

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