Economic Indicators for Greene County, NY

The Numbers that Measure Sustainable Growth

Choosing the right location to locate or expand your business can be a daunting task.  We’ve taken the many factors that define the health, viability, and potential of our county and assembled a set of Key Economic Indicators to provide measurable insight about the people, infrastructure, and opportunities in Greene County, and provide year over year comparisons.

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Population

  • Age Demographics
  • Natural Increase
  • Net Migration
  • Percentage of Population Growth
  • Students K-12

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Employment

  • In-County Labor Force
  • Total Employment
  • In-County Employment
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Number of Unemployed Residents
  • In-County Jobs by Sector

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Workforce Income

  • Median Wage for All Sectors
  • Total Wages per Sector
  • Average Employee Wages by Sector
  • Open Public Assistance Cases

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Real Estate

  • Median Home Value
  • Number of Houses Sold
  • Available Commercial Properties
  • Shovel-Ready Locations

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Population

Greene County Residents in 2020 totaled 47,335 versus 47,491 in 2019.
  • Natural Increase in 2020 was -156 versus -151 in 2019 for a change of -3.31%.
  • Net Migration in 2020 was 172 versus 104 in 2019 for a change of 65.38%.
2019 2020 % Change
Greene County Residents 47,491 47,335 <0.1%
Natural Increase -151 -156 -3.31%
Net Migration 104 172 65.38%
Under 18 yrs. 18 - 62 yrs. Over 62 yrs.
Residents by Age Group 16% 57% 27%
2019 2020
Student Population K -12 6,173 6,769
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Employment

The total workforce in Greene County in 2020 was 21,699 versus 21,100 in 2019.
  • Total Employment in 2020 was 18,925 versus 20,100 in 2019.
  • In-County Employment in 2020 was 15,065 versus 16,000 in 2019.
  • The Unemployment Rate in 2020 was 8% versus 4.7% in 2019.
  • Total Unemployed in 2020 was 1,500 versus 1,000 in 2019.
2019 2020
Total Workforce 21,100 21,699
Total Employment 20,100 18,925
In-County Employment 16,000 15,065
Unemployment Rate 4.7% 8%
Total Unemployed 1,000 1,500
In 2020, 88.5% of the Greene County Workforce had at least a High School Diploma and 32.9% earned a Bachelors Degree or higher.
% of In-County Jobs
Manufacturing/Construction/Transportation 8%
Retail Trade 12%
Hospitality & Lodging 11%
Professional & Technical Services 1%
Healthcare & Related Services 6%
Finance/Insurance/Real Estate 1%
School Systems & Local Governments 19%
Arts/Entertainment/Recreation 3%
Federal Agencies 1%
State Agencies & Prisons 13%
Wholesale Trade 4%
Utilities & Information 3%
All Other Businesses 18%
In 2020, Greene County had 378 open public assistance cases versus 382 in 2019 (a change of -1.05%).
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Income & Industries

In 2020, the Median Wage for Greene County workers was $56,681 versus $41,466 in 2019.

Below is a comprehensive breakdown of Greene County Employer Categories and their associated Average Annual Wage.

Average Wage
Manufacturing/Construction/Transportation $55,125
Retail Trade $29,656
Hospitality & Lodging $24,393
Professional & Technical Services $47,749
Healthcare & Related Services $32,867
Finance/Insurance/Real Estate $61,957
School Systems & Local Governments $54,644
Arts/Entertainment/Recreation $29,536
Federal Agencies $53,899
State Agencies & Prisons $85,393
Wholesale Trade $64,247
Utilities & Information $113,714
All Other Businesses $28,146
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Real Estate &  Property Taxes

  • 903 homes were sold in 2020 versus 793 in 2019.
  • The Median Home Value in 2020 was $240,500, versus $190,000 in 2019.
  • Property Taxes in 2020 were $4.55 per $1,000 of assessed value versus $4.59 in 2019
2019 2020
Annual Homes Sold 793 903
Median Property Value $190,000 $240,500
Property Taxes per $1,000 $4.59 $4.55

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