Greene County, New York

Nestled between the Hudson River and the Northern Catskill Mountains, Greene County is only two hours from New York City, situated below Albany County and above Ulster County for an easy commute to both areas.

Greene County was established on March 25, 1800. It boasts 686 square miles of serene and peaceful natural landscapes and settings with quaint bustling, burgeoning villages, Ski Mountains and Hudson River towns.

Greene County is a popular, adventurous, and fun family vacation destination with spectacular mountain views, world class skiing, fun festivals and fairs, divine dining, fabulous Fall foliage, premier golf courses, and much more. Filled with museums, historic homes, galleries, businesses, farms and industry, Greene County is an exciting and interesting destination. Take time to visit acclaimed historic sites such as the Thomas Cole House and the Bronk House.

Visit, explore and live in the great Northern Catskills of New York in Greene County! - Business, Government, Tourism, Education - Greene County Chamber of Commerce - The Greene County Council on the Arts - Hunter Mountain ski resort - Windham Mountain - Columbia-Greene Community College - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties - Community Action of Greene County - Greene County Council on the Arts - Greene County Historical Society

Greene County, New York Demographics

Population: 48,673
White Non-Hispanic: 87.1%
Black or African American: 5.3%
Asian: 0.8%
Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%

High School Graduate or Higher: 78.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher: 16.4%

Median Real Estate Property Taxes Paid for Housing Units with Mortgages: $3,342
Average Gross Income: $50,718
Estimated Median House or Condo Value: $176,558
Unemployment Rate: 6.1%

Most Commonly Used House Heating Fuel:
74.6% fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 7.9% electricity, 6.9 wood, 6.4% bottled, tank, or LP gas, 3.3% utility gas

School District Ratings:
Hunter Tannersville Middle School High School: 8
Windham Ashland Central School: 7
Coxsackie Athens Middle School: 7
Coxsackie Athens High School: 6
Hunter Elementary School: 6
Cairo Durham Middle School: 6
Coxsackie Elementary School: 5
Catskill Middle School: 5
Catskill Senior High School: 5
Edward J Arthur Elementary School: 5
Cairo Durham High School: 4
Catskill Elementary School: 3
Cairo Elementary School: 3
Grapeville Christian School: N/A

Towns in Greene County, New York:
New Baltimore