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Green Island, New York

Green Island is a village located in Albany County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,278.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.4 km² (0.9 mi²). 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 23.91% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 2,278 people, 1,073 households, and 580 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,256.5/km² (3,262.1/mi²). There are 1,188 housing units at an average density of 655.3 persons/km² (1,701.2 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 96.88% White, 1.32% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,073 households out of which 24.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.9% are married couples living together, 14.4% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 45.9% are non-families. 38.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.12 and the average family size is 2.83. In the village the population is spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.9 males. The median income for a household in the village is $32,500, and the median income for a family is $38,011. Males have a median income of $31,403 versus $27,422 for females. The per capita income for the village is $17,795. 10.0% of the population and 10.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.3% are under the age of 18 and 5.2% are 65 or older.