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Nanuet, New York - Basic Facts

Nanuet is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Nanuet Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rockland County at latitude 41.0887 and longitude -74.0135. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 299 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Nanuet Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nanuet: Clarkstown, Clarkstown Station.

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Nanuet, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 18,064
Population in Households 17,639
Population in Familes 14,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 425
Population Density1 3,325
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 6,648
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 4,490
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,396 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,252 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $397,273
Average Home Value $417,887


Median Household Income $85,781
Average Household Income $108,364
Per Capita Income $40,142
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.24% 0.57%
Households 0.52% 0.72%
Families 0.0% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Nanuet, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nanuet to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 100 92nd
Population Density1 # 243 80th
Diversity Index2 # 83 93rd
Median Household Income # 316 74th
Per Capita Income # 317 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.