East Nassau is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 575 people and just one neighborhood, East Nassau is the 816th largest community in New York. East Nassau has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, East Nassau isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East Nassau are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Nassau is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Nassau who work in office and administrative support (13.31%), management occupations (10.71%) and sales jobs (10.06%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.49% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, East Nassau is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, East Nassau really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is East Nassau perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in East Nassau, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.19 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small village, East Nassau does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.