Nassau, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Nassau, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Nassau had a population of 1,224 as of July 1, 2018. Nassau ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Nassau is located at latitude 42.5159 and longitude -73.6101 in Rensselaer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Nassau encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rensselaer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Village of Nassau (GNIS ID: 2391005) 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 Nassau is located within Town of Nassau, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rensselaer County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nassau: Union Village.

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Nassau, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,224
Population in Households 1,224
Population in Familes 916
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,752
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $56,192
Average Household Income $70,360
Per Capita Income $30,754


Total Housing Units 582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $159,439
Average Home Value $168,350


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 311
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.94% 0.8%
Households 0.92% 0.74%
Families 0.73% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Nassau, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nassau to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 767 36th
Population Density # 473 61st
Diversity Index # 928 23rd
Median Household Income # 721 40th
Per Capita Income # 662 45th

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