West Nyack, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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West Nyack, New York - Basic Facts

The West Nyack Census Designated Place had a population of 3,624 as of July 1, 2019. West Nyack ranks in the upper 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 West Nyack is located at latitude 41.0965 and longitude -73.9729 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the West Nyack Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The West Nyack Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390484) 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 West Nyack Census Designated Place is located within Town of Clarkstown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Nyack: Clarkestown, Clarksville, Mont Moor, Nyack Turnpike.

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West Nyack, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Nyack, NY Housing Affordability Index is 126
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Nyack, NY Wealth Index is 270
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,624
Population in Households 3,605
Population in Familes 3,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density 1,238
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $143,633
Average Household Income $171,214
Per Capita Income $58,218
Wealth Index3 270

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,071 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $529,976
Housing Affordability Index2 126
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,229
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 965
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.57% 0.51%
Households 0.65% 0.53%
Families 0.7% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

West Nyack, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Nyack to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 432 64th
Population Density # 622 48th
Diversity Index # 274 77th
Median Household Income # 95 92nd
Per Capita Income # 154 87th

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