Greenwood Lake, NY

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Greenwood Lake Profile


Overview

Greenwood Lake is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,088 people and just one neighborhood, Greenwood Lake is the 447th largest community in New York.

Occupations and Workforce

Greenwood Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greenwood Lake is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenwood Lake who work in management occupations (12.00%), office and administrative support (11.50%), and maintenance occupations (9.67%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Greenwood Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.17% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Greenwood Lake is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Greenwood Lake 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 village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Greenwood Lake has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Greenwood Lake’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Greenwood Lake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Greenwood Lake, the average commute to work is 40.37 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small village, Greenwood Lake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Greenwood Lake Demographics

The education level of Greenwood Lake citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.26% of adults 25 and older in Greenwood Lake have a college degree.

The per capita income in Greenwood Lake in 2018 was $36,841, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,364 for a family of four.

Greenwood Lake is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Greenwood Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenwood Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Greenwood Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.51% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greenwood Lake include German, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Greenwood Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Greenwood Lake, NY HOMES

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TYPE OF Greenwood Lake, NY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Greenwood Lake VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Greenwood Lake Middle School
1247 Lakes Rd
Monroe, NY 10950
04-08
Greenwood Lake Elementary School
80 Waterstone Rd
Greenwood Lake, NY 10925
KG-03
Central Valley Elementary School
45 Rt 32
Central Valley, NY 10917
02-07
Monroe-Woodbury Middle School
199 Dunderberg Rd
Central Valley, NY 10917
06-10
Monroe-Woodbury High School
155 Dunderberg Rd
Central Valley, NY 10917
08-12
Pine Tree Elementary School
156 Pine Tree Rd
Monroe, NY 10950
02-05
Smith Clove Elementary School
21 Smith Clove Rd
Central Valley, NY 10917
KG-01
Sapphire Elementary School
159 Harrimn Hghts Rd
Harriman, NY 10926
KG-01
George F Baker High School
1 Tornado Dr
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
07-12
George Grant Mason Elementary School
11 Hillside Ave
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
KG-06
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

WARWICK VALLEY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.1% 52.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 49.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.7% 3.3%

Educational Expenditures

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GREENWOOD LAKE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.2% 52.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.6% 49.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 3.3%

Educational Expenditures

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TUXEDO UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.2% 52.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.3% 49.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 3.3%

Educational Expenditures

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