Nassau, NY


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Nassau is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,124 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nassau is the 706th largest community in New York. Nassau has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Nassau is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nassau is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nassau who work in office and administrative support (23.72%), sales jobs (8.53%), and healthcare (8.19%).

Overall, Nassau’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Nassau is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Nassau are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.79% of adults in Nassau having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nassau in 2010 was $29,593, 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 $118,372 for a family of four. However, Nassau contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Nassau home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nassau residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Nassau include German, Italian, English, and French .

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