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  Nassau County is the wealthiest county in New York. Hempstead is the largest city located within this county. Moreover, this county is among the top ten wealthiest in the nation.
  The population of Nassau county is estimated at 1,365,857 where 916,509 speak English exclusively and 15,970 speak primarily in another language. In 2017 there were 14,176 births and 11,218 deaths in Nassau county. Nassau county has 243,840 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 114,460 that are owned free and clear and 90,228 that are renter occupied.

  The upstanding residents of Nassau County filed 715,150 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 7.5% of all New York filings and 0.480% of the entire nation. Nassau had an astronomical combined total federal tax liability of $17,324,487,000 on earned income of $81,092,658,000. Other notable statistics from Nassau County were 17,050 unemployment claims which collected a total of $87,846,000 and 324,810 charitable contributions valued at $1,902,557,000. 301,780 filings from Nassau County paid a combined total of $3,879,427,000 in property taxes and 228,850 filings paid $2,452,229,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Nassau county had 743 religious congregations with an estimated 899,212 members.

44.4% of the Nassau population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 9.0% have less than a highschool diploma level education.

Approximately 44% of Nassau County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This is an increase from the 2012 election by 138,825 votes.

At $107,465 the median income is 165.9% of the New York average. An estimated 29,365 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Nassau, the equivalant of around 4.1% of the county population. This represents an increase in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 3.9%.

Top 15 Industries in Nassau County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
111,832Health care and social assistance
77,488Retail trade
44,472Ambulatory health care services
43,996Accommodation and food services
43,568Professional, scientific, and technical services
41,069Food services and drinking places
36,711General medical and surgical hospitals
35,442Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
34,604Restaurants and other eating places
33,783Administrative and support services
33,411Finance and insurance
28,767Wholesale trade
21,377Other services (except public administration)
19,476Full-service restaurants

In 2018 the average price reduction was 3.21% in Nassau County (averaging across 43 zip codes a sample of which are; 11563, 11552, 11570, 11530 and 11030).

In 2018 13.25% of listings in Nassau County (averaging across 53 zip codes a sample of which are; 11771, 11576, 11581, 11545 and 11590) dropped their price.

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