West Nyack is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,555 people and just one neighborhood, West Nyack is the 423rd largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
West Nyack home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but West Nyack real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
West Nyack is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, West Nyack is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Nyack who work in management occupations (19.90%), teaching (17.59%) and office and administrative support (10.42%).
Also of interest is that West Nyack has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, West Nyack is also a town of artists. West Nyack has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape West Nyack’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, West 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, West Nyack is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making West 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, West Nyack has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, West Nyack’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Even though West Nyack 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.