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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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West Nyack is a suburb of New York City with a population of 3,876. West Nyack is in Rockland County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in West Nyack offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in West Nyack and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Nyack are highly rated.
About West Nyack...
Population
3,876

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$464,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$876
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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West Nyack Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in West Nyack

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$146,333
National
$55,322
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West Nyack Reviews

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NYACK, NY IS SUCH A VERY SMALL TOWN BEST FORE RETIREMENT. A TOWN LIKE THIS DOESN'T REALLY HAVE ALL THE RESOURCES OF GROWTH. GROWING UP AS A CHILD THE ONLY ROOM FOR GROWTH WAS ACTUALLY LEAVING THE TOWN. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AMBITION OR DETERMINATION IN LIFE TO BE SOMEONE IT IS VERY EASY TO SLIP THROUGH THE CRACKS. VERY FAMILY ORIENTED AND FRIENDLY TOWN BUT A SMALL TOWN GIRL WITH BIG DREAMS LIKE ME SERVES A GREATER PURPOSE THROUGH OUT THE WORLD.
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West Nyack is a great area to live in! Everything is nearby and there are so many opportunities for everyone.
Nyack is quiet, beautiful and theres always something fun like a fair or something. Its not like the city so expect store hours to vary and close a bit earlier than what we are used to in the city. Everyone in town is nice