Nassau, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 4,818. Estimated population in July 2005: 4,807 (-0.2% change)
Males: 2,420 (50.2%), Females: 2,398 (49.8%)

Rensselaer County

Zip code: 12123

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $46,526 (year 2000)
Median house value: $96,000 (year 2000)

Races in Nassau:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (26.6%), Irish (26.5%), English (14.4%), Italian (10.2%), French (8.2%), Polish (6.3%).

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nassau

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nassau town

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1.9% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nassau:

  • ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; ALBANY, NY)
  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; TROY, NY)
  • SETON HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (about 16 miles; TROY, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nassau:

  • ALBANY INTL (about 20 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 57 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 65 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nassau:

  • KLINE KILL (about 12 miles; GHENT, NY; ID: NY1)
  • RENSSELAER COUNTY (about 12 miles; TROY, NY; ID: 5B7)
  • SOUTH ALBANY (about 16 miles; SOUTH BETHLEHEM, NY; ID: 4B0)
Amtrak station near Nassau:

  • 13 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nassau:

  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 16 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 18 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 19 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 19 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 20 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 30 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; FT enrollment: 2,047)
Public primary/middle school in Nassau:

  • DONALD P. SUTHERLAND SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: JOHN STREET; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Nassau:

  • NASSAU FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,098; Location: 18 CHURCH STREET; 16,000 books; 219 audio materials; 428 video materials; 10 serial subscriptions)