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Nyack is a village in Rockland County, in the New York metro area.

The community name derives from Algonquian for "point land."

The latitude of Nyack is 41.090N. The longitude is -73.918W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,749.


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Median household income
Local
$54,890
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nyack demographic reports
Nyack is on the Hudson River.
Developed in the 1800s as a river port
Filming location for:
· 1998 movie, "Stepmom"
· 2004 movie, "The Manchurian Candidate"
· 1996 movie, "The Juror"
· 1998 movie, "Celebrity"
· 2007 movie, "The Ex"
Well-known residents have included:
· Edward Hopper, artist
· Helen Hayes, actress
· Rosie O'Donnell, comedian, actress, TV personality
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • SeptemberFest - Sept. 9, 2007
  • Springfest - April 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Nyack web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Blauvelt State Park, Nyack Beach State Park, Rockland Lake State Park, Buttermilk Falls, Mountainview Nature Preserve, Palisades Interstate Park
Historic sites and museums: Edward Hopper House Art Center, Hudson Valley Children's Museum
Colleges and universities: Nyack College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Nyack demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rockland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10960 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Nyack residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nyack ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nyack was $32,699, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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43% of Nyack residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Nyack, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $875.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,860.


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Libraries in Nyack include Nyack Library ... View libraries

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Rockland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nyack political report.

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Nyack restaurants taking online reservations include Lanterna Tuscan Bistro ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Nyack workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Nyack include Best Western Nyack on Hudson, Super 8.

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