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Nanuet, New York - Basic Facts

The Nanuet Census Designated Place had a population of 18,416 as of July 1, 2017. Nanuet ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nanuet is located at latitude 41.0956 and longitude -74.0154 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the Nanuet Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 299 feet.

The Nanuet Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389526) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Nanuet Census Designated Place is located within Town of Clarkstown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nanuet population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nanuet: Clarkstown, Clarkstown Station.

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Nanuet, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,416
Daytime Population: Workers 11,125
Daytime Population: Residents 8,781
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,906
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 18,005
Population in Familes 14,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 411
Population Density2 3,388
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $94,902
Average Household Income $115,558
Per Capita Income $42,967


Total Housing Units 6,983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,440 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,297 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 246 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $427,727
Average Home Value $467,198


Total Households 6,737
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 4,531
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.5%
Households 0.49% 0.53%
Families 0.13% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Nanuet, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nanuet to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 92nd
Population Density # 241 80th
Diversity Index # 85 93rd
Median Household Income # 277 77th
Per Capita Income # 305 75th

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