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East Nassau
East Nassau Central School
East Nassau Central School
Location in Rensselaer County and the state of New York.
Location in Rensselaer County and the state of New York.
East Nassau is located in New York
East Nassau
East Nassau
Location in New York
Country United States
State New York
County Rensselaer
Incorporated 1998
 • Total 4.87 sq mi (12.62 km2)
 • Land 4.86 sq mi (12.59 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
571 ft (174 m)
 • Total 587
 • Estimate 
 • Density 117.01/sq mi (45.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 518
FIPS code 36-22557
GNIS feature ID 0949185

East Nassau is a village in Rensselaer County, New York, United States. The population was 587 at the 2010 census.

The Village of East Nassau is in the eastern section of the town of Nassau along the Town of Stephentown border by Routes 20 and 66.


The community was first known as "Schermerhorn's" after an early inhabitant. East Nassau incorporated as a village in 1998.

The East Nassau Central School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.


East Nassau is located at 42°31′44″N 73°30′58″W / 42.52889°N 73.51611°W / 42.52889; -73.51611 (42.528830, -73.515997).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.9 square miles (13 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 192
1880 88 −54.2%
2000 571
2010 587 2.8%
2019 (est.) 569 −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 571 people, 216 households, and 150 families residing in the village. The population density was 116.6 people per square mile (45.0/km2). There were 255 housing units at an average density of 52.1 per square mile (20.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.32% White, 0.88% African American, 1.58% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.

There were 216 households, out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 28.4% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,250, and the median income for a family was $48,125. Males had a median income of $35,750 versus $30,893 for females. The per capita income for the village was $24,740. About 2.7% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

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