Greenfield Center, NY

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Living in Greenfield Center

Greenfield Center is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,432 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Greenfield Center is the 227th largest community in New York.

Greenfield Center is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greenfield Center is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenfield Center who work in management occupations (12.26%), office and administrative support (11.58%), and teaching (9.69%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Greenfield Center, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

Also of interest is that Greenfield Center has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.90% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Greenfield Center is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Greenfield Center a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Greenfield Center has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Greenfield Center’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Greenfield Center has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Greenfield Center a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small town, Greenfield Center does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Greenfield Center is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.75% of adults in Greenfield Center have a college degree.

The per capita income in Greenfield Center in 2018 was $39,205, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,820 for a family of four. However, Greenfield Center contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Greenfield Center home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenfield Center residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Greenfield Center include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Greenfield Center is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

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