Upper Nyack is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,149 people and just one neighborhood, Upper Nyack is the 559th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Upper Nyack home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Upper Nyack real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Upper Nyack is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Upper Nyack is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Upper Nyack who work in teaching (15.19%), management occupations (14.27%) and office and administrative support (9.17%).
Of important note, Upper Nyack is also a village of artists. Upper Nyack has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Upper Nyack’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Upper Nyack telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.46% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
In addition, Upper Nyack is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Upper Nyack is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Upper Nyack a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Upper Nyack has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Upper Nyack’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Even though Upper Nyack is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.