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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,057
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+4,031
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married42.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher50.4%
Median Earnings25+$45,219
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,019
Median Earnings With High School Degree$46,765

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,737
% Above Poverty Level86.8%
% Below Poverty Level13.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.7%
% Using Public Transportation11.3%

Housing

People Living Alone43.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,514
Median House Value$463,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)39.3%
Irish20.9%
Italian9.7%
West Indian8.7%
German8.5%
Haitian7.2%
English3%
Russian2%
Polish1.9%
Scottish1.5%
Swedish1.3%
Guyanese1.2%
British1%
French Except Basque1%
Hungarian0.8%
Portuguese0.7%
Greek0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Czech0.5%
Brazilian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
African0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Kenyan0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Israeli0.2%
Barbadian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
South African0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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Nyack Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockland County
Standard Zip Codes10960
Phone Area Codes845,914
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.09
Approximate Longitude-73.92

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)

StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance7.7 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
StationSUFFERN
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationWANAQUE RAYMOND DAM
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blauvelt5,794$134,421
Sleepy Hollow10,190$62,793
South Nyack3,546$108,375
Upper Nyack2,204$147,656
Valley Cottage10,230$118,890
West Nyack3,947$169,583

Nyack Public Libraries

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

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Nyack Hospitals

Nyack Hospital
(Non-profit)
160 N Midland Ave
(845) 348-2000

Nyack Public Schools

Nyack Middle School
98 S Highland Ave
ZIP: 10960
(845) 353-7200
Primary
Total Enrollment 721

Nyack Private Schools

Montessori Center Of Nyack-the River School
85 Marion St
ZIP: 10960
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
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