East Nassau is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 522 people and just one neighborhood, East Nassau is the 864th largest community in New York. East Nassau has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
East Nassau is a blue-collar town, with 38.96% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, East Nassau is a village of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Nassau who work in office and administrative support (11.25%), management occupations (10.44%), and sales jobs (8.84%).
Also of interest is that East Nassau has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.05% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The overall crime rate in East Nassau is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, East Nassau has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes East Nassau a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In East Nassau, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.73 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of people in East Nassau who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.16% of adults in East Nassau have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in East Nassau in 2018 was $38,083, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,332 for a family of four. However, East Nassau contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call East Nassau home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Nassau residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Nassau include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in East Nassau is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and African languages.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
The neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 95.1% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 10.1% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of New York. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 4.0% have Russian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in East Nassau are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 72.4% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 41.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.4%), and 13.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in East Nassau, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (7.9%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.