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Nassau is a village in Rensselaer County, in the Albany metro area.
The community was named for the German duchy associated with the House of Orange
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Nassau. For links to other places called Nassau, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Nassau is 42.515N. The longitude is -73.61W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 404 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,146.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Nassau demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rensselaer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12123 ZIP code.
18% of Nassau residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nassau ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nassau was $19,199, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Nassau residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Nassau include Albany Avenue Historic District, Church Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Nassau, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $442. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $978.
Libraries in Nassau include Nassau Free Library ... View libraries
Rensselaer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nassau political report.
The average commute time for Nassau workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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