Nanuet, NY


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Nanuet is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 18,484 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Nanuet is the 105th largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Nanuet are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.

Nanuet is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Nanuet is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nanuet who work in office and administrative support (13.10%), sales jobs (11.64%), and management occupations (11.43%).

Also of interest is that Nanuet has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Nanuet, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Nanuet is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Nanuet citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.94% of adults in Nanuet have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nanuet in 2010 was $39,006, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,024 for a family of four.

Nanuet is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Nanuet home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nanuet residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Nanuet also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.61% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nanuet include Irish, German, Haitian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Nanuet's cultural character, accounting for 29.04% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Nanuet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.