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Overview

Introduction to Nyack, New York

Nyack, New York is 9 miles NW of White Plains, New York and 24 miles N of New York, New York. It is in Rockland County. The population of the village is 6,737.

Nyack History

This area was initially a fishing spot for local Nyack Native Americans. The first Europeans arrived in Nyack in 1675. It was formally incorporated as a village in 1782. Nyack was known chiefly for its ship building and commercial center during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Nyack and nearby Attractions

  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science
  • DeWint House
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Bergen County Zoological Park
  • Bartlett Arboretum

Things To Do In Nyack

Local museums include the American Labor Museum, the Bergen Museum of Art & Science and the Bronx County Historical Society. The Blue Mountain Reservation offers scenic hiking trails, while the Bergen County Zoological Park and the Bartlett Arboretum are accessible from Nyack as well.

Nyack Transportation

La Guardia International is the nearest major airport.

Nyack Higher Education

Local colleges and universities include Mercy College, Iona College, SUNY Westchester Community College and Pace University.

People

Total Population 6,857
Male Share of the Population 55%
Female Share of the Population 45%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,626
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 36.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.2%
Median Earnings25+ $51,615
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,188
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,667

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,250
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation 8.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 48.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,387
Median House Value $432,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 20%

Nyack Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles N of New York, New York
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10960
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.09
Longitude -73.918

Nyack Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 7.7 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
Station SUFFERN
Distance 12.2 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
Station WANAQUE RAYMOND DAM
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Nyack, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Central Nyack (10960)

Grandview (10960)

Grandview on Hudson (10960)

Upper Grandview (10960)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blauvelt 5,868 $132,443

Nyack Public Libraries

Library
Nyack Library
59 SOUTH BROADWAY
Nyack, New York
(845) 358-3370
Library Web Site

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Nyack Hospitals

NYACK HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
160 NORTH MIDLAND AVENUE
(845) 348-2000
Emergency Service: Yes

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