South Nyack, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Nyack, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of South Nyack had a population of 3,587 as of July 1, 2016. South Nyack 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 South Nyack is located at latitude 41.0797 and longitude -73.9171 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of South Nyack (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 1.08 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Village of South Nyack (GNIS ID: 2391150) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of South Nyack is located within Town of Orangetown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Nyack population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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South Nyack, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,587
Population in Households 2,920
Population in Familes 2,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 667
Population Density1 5,929
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 1,220
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 646
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 656 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 564 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $477,439
Average Home Value $622,142


Median Household Income $89,955
Average Household Income $125,375
Per Capita Income $45,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.62%
Households 0.3% 0.6%
Families 0.0% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.

South Nyack, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Nyack to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 435 64th
Population Density1 # 104 91st
Diversity Index2 # 90 92nd
Median Household Income # 280 77th
Per Capita Income # 226 81st

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