Overview for Nassau County, NY
Part of: New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA, Metropolitan Area
Part of: New York-Newark-Bridgeport NY-NJ-CT-PA, Combined Statistical Area
Part of: Nassau-Suffolk NY, Metropolitan Division
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Map of Nassau CountyNassau County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 284.7 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 4,749.4 per square mile. On the most recent census form, 97.6% of the population reported only one race, with 11.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 14.6% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.90 persons compared to an average family size of 3.40 persons.

In 2013 health care and social assistance was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $55,242. Per capita income grew by 11.0% between 2002 and 2012 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
ValueRank in U.S.Industry Overview (2013)
(By Place of Work)
ValueRank in U.S.
Population (2013)1,352,14628Covered Employment596,39036
   Growth (%) since 2010 Census0.9%1074   Avg wage per job$55,056105
Households (2012)442,86934Manufacturing - % all jobs in County3.1%2434
Labor Force (persons) (2013)697,67624   Avg wage per job$68,443184
Unemployment Rate (2013)5.92108Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County3.4%935
Per Capita Personal Income (2012)$70,76139   Avg wage per job$53,841319
Median Household Income (2012)$92,54316Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County19.1%230
Poverty Rate (2012)6.93077   Avg wage per job$55,24281
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2012 ACS 5yr)90.1644Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County5.2%181
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2012 ACS 5yr)41.498   Avg wage per job$83,98790


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Updated: June 26, 2014 at 04:49