Nanuet, New York

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Nanuet, New York

Introduction to Nanuet, New York

Nanuet, New York, in Rockland county, is 12 miles NW of Yonkers, New York and 24 miles N of New York, New York. The town is considered part of the New York metropolitan area. Nanuet has a population of 16,707.

Nanuet History

Originally this hamlet was known as Nannawitt’s Meadow. A railroad was brought to this area for the first time by the Erie Railroad company in 1841. This town was also known as Clarkstown before settling on its present name of Nanuet in 1856.

Nanuet and nearby Attractions

  • Blauvelt State Park
  • Tallman Mountain State Park
  • Orangetown Museum & Archives
  • Pascack Historical Society Museum
  • Old Stone House Museum
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library

Things To Do In Nanuet

The Nanuet Mall is the town’s most popular shopping center and has a wide variety of retail outlets. Those looking for adventurous activities explore the Paleolithic ruins that lie at the western side of the Hackensack River. Lake Nanuet serves as a popular swimming spot.

Nanuet Transportation

La Guardia Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Nanuet Higher Education

Rockland Community College, Bergen Community College, Ramapo College of New Jersey and Mercy College provide higher education in the area.

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High Points

Nanuet strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Nanuet Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Nanuet Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Nanuet Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Nanuet Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Nanuet Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Nanuet College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Nanuet, New York

Comparing Nanuet to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Racial Diversity 9 10
Age of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 5
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Nanuet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NW of Yonkers, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles N of New York, New York
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10954
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.088
Longitude -74.013

Nanuet Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 84 F
Oct Temp 50 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Nanuet Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 16,707 100%
Male 7,985 47.8%
Female 8,722 52.2%
Under 18 3,953 23.7%
18+ 12,754 76.3%
65+ 2,157 12.9%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 3.23
White 11,993 71.8%
African-American 2,228 13.3%
Asian 1,620 9.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 38 0.2%
Other 385 2.3%
Mixed Race 429 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,364 8.2%

Nanuet Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 28%
Italian 23.2%
Irish 13.6%
US/American 4.7%
German 4.3%
Haitian 4.2%
Russian 3.6%
Polish 2.6%
English 2.5%
Jamaican 2.3%
Greek 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
European 0.7%
Hungarian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Portuguese 0.6%
African 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Armenian 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nanuet 16,707 $81,205
Bardonia 4,367 $104,415
Chestnut Ridge 7,829 $95,551
New Hempstead 4,767 $100,127
Pearl River 15,553 $91,618
Spring Valley 25,464 $42,097
West Nyack 3,282 $106,576

Nanuet Public Libraries

Nanuet Public Library
Nanuet, New York
(845) 623-4281

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