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Nanuet, NY
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Living in Nanuet



Nanuet is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 18,886 people and four associated neighborhoods, Nanuet is the 97th 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.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.02% 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.

Even though Nanuet is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The education level of Nanuet ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Nanuet, 42.40% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Nanuet in 2018 was $49,479, 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 $197,916 for a family of four. However, Nanuet contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 24.58% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nanuet include Italian, Irish, German, European, and Polish.

In addition, Nanuet has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.14%).

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