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Green Island is a town in Albany County, in the Albany metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Green Island. For links to other places called Green Island, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Green Island is 42.747N. The longitude is -73.692W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,278.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Green Island demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Albany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12183 ZIP code.
13% of Green Island residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Green Island ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Green Island was $17,795, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Green Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Green Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $432. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $869.
Albany County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Green Island political report.
The average commute time for Green Island workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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