Overview

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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,775
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens19.6%
Employed Population 16+8,614
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married54.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher70.5%
Median Earnings25+$61,976
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,441
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,566

Wealth

Median Family Income$132,042
% Above Poverty Level94.7%
% Below Poverty Level5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation7.8%

Housing

People Living Alone25.9%
Median Gross Rent$2,102
Median House Value$384,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.4%
Italian18.8%
Irish18.5%
West Indian9.6%
Haitian7.7%
German6.9%
English3.2%
Polish2.9%
Russian2.5%
Jamaican1.8%
French Except Basque1.8%
Arab1%
Norwegian1%
Scottish0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Greek0.7%
Portuguese0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Swedish0.2%
US/American0.2%
African0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Nanuet Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyRockland County
Standard Zip Codes10954
Phone Area Codes8,45,914
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.09
Approximate Longitude-74.01

Nanuet Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSUFFERN
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance11.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bardonia3,839$150,787
Chestnut Ridge8,057$95,403
New Hempstead5,354$116,607
Pearl River16,495$138,422
Spring Valley32,281$50,218
West Nyack3,876$172,378

Nanuet Public Libraries

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

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Nanuet Public Schools

A Macarthur Barr Middle School
143 Church St
ZIP: 10954
(845) 627-4044
Middle
Total Enrollment 722
George W Miller Elementary School
50 Blauvelt Rd
ZIP: 10954
(845) 627-4870
Primary
Total Enrollment 468
Highview Elementary School
24 Highview Ave
ZIP: 10954
(845) 627-3480
Primary
Total Enrollment 332
Nanuet Senior High School
103 Church St
ZIP: 10954
(845) 627-9808
High
Total Enrollment 687

Nanuet Private Schools

Congregation Noam E Lizensk
100 S Central Ave
ZIP: 10954
Secondary
Total Enrollment 120
Imrei Shufer
100 S Central Ave
ZIP: 10954
Elementary
Total Enrollment 144
St Anthony School
34 W Nyack Rd
ZIP: 10954
Elementary
Total Enrollment 197
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