Nyack, NY
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Nyack is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,004 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nyack is the 250th largest community in New York.

Nyack home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Nyack real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Nyack is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Nyack is a village of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nyack who work in management occupations (14.11%), teaching (10.95%), and sales jobs (8.49%).

Of important note, Nyack is also a village of artists. Nyack has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Nyack’s character.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Nyack has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

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

Despite being a small village, Nyack has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Nyack. 50.44% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Nyack in 2010 was $40,316, 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 $161,264 for a family of four. However, Nyack contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Nyack is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Nyack home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nyack residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Nyack also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.94% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nyack include English, German, Italian, and Welsh.

Nyack also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.79%.

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