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East Greenbush is a town in Rensselaer County, in the Albany metro area.

The latitude of East Greenbush is 42.590N. The longitude is -73.702W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 236 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,560.


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Median household income
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$53,822
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our East Greenbush demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Clinton
The town grew with construction of the Albany and Hudson Railroad in 1900.

Site of Club Edgewood, a popular entertainment venue which burned in 1941.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 33. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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17% of East Greenbush residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Greenbush ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Greenbush was $25,503, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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34% of East Greenbush residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in East Greenbush, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $589.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,160.


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Libraries in East Greenbush include East Greenbush Community Library ... View libraries

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Rensselaer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Greenbush political report.

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The average commute time for East Greenbush workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in East Greenbush between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in East Greenbush include Best Value Inn East Greenbush, Comfort Inn & Suites.

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East Greenbush, NY

Pros: Nice suburb- close to everything

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