Greene is a small town in Chenago County, in the southern central region of New York State. It was formed in the late 18th century from the towns of Union and Bainbridge, and named for General Nathanael Greene—a celebrated hero from the American Revolution. The area is a little over 75 square miles, and has a population of just over 5,000. It's also a beautiful area in which to buy a home. Start shopping for Greene, NY homes for sale.
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Greene is a great area for business professionals with families. The median age is around 42, and the median income is a little over $51,000 per year. The median home value is $145,000, or about $87 per square foot. The area is about 92% white, 4% Hispanic, 1% Asian, 0.7% African American, and 2% mixed race. Browse the newest real estate listings in Greene, NY.
The main school in town is Greene Central School. It has a primary school, for grades K-2, an intermediate school for grades 3-5, a middle school for grades 6-8, and a high school for grades 9-12. They're committed to quality education for students at every level, and have a great athletics department as well. There are also several colleges and universities nearby, including SUNY Broome, and Binghamton University. Find homes in Greene by school district.
There are a variety different of jobs available in and around Greene. The biggest industries are healthcare and social assistance, manufacturing, and retail. The most lucrative industries are information, public administration, and education. There are also plenty of office jobs, warehouse jobs, farm jobs, and much more, all with competitive wages.
There are plenty of things to see and do in Greene and the surrounding area. The Classic Car Museum features over 160 vintage automobiles, including a picture-perfect Model T. The Roberson Museum focuses on science, technology, and history.
Every September, Greene's Apple Fest kicks off the start of fall and raises money for local charities. Then, in October is the Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally—one of the top three hot air balloon rallies in the country. Finally, the first Friday in December kicks off the holiday season with Hometown Holiday Greene, which includes a tree lighting ceremony, a live nativity scene, and a chance to meet Santa.
Cook Park, in Chenago County, features great hiking, camping, and a variety of other outdoor activities. And if you're looking for places to eat, Greene has Italian bistros, upscale brunch spots, fresh seafood, delicious Chinese food, and of course, plenty of diners, coffee shops, bars, pubs, and more. Whatever you're looking for, you can find it in Greene.
This is just a taste of what you can find in and around the town of Greene. If you're ready to put down roots, contact us and let us help you find your dream home.