Gorgeous properties, ample amenities, dynamic downtowns, and luxury at every turn. Nassau County regularly ranks among the best places in the country to call home and offers the best of Long Island living. Communities like Oyster Bay, Long Beach, Port Washington, Hempstead, and Bellmore offer a real slice of the American Dream. There is a town to suit every personality and interest in Nassau County, and there's never been a better time to call this corner of Long Island home.
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Overall, Nassau County is home to more than 1.3 million residents, with towns of every shape and size. Many of the communities in Nassau County are among the most affluent on Long Island, with the county as a whole posting a median home value of $451,700 and a median household income of $102,044. Nassau County covers more than 284 square miles, with a population density of 4,701 residents per square mile. Get more Nassau County demographic information.
Throughout Nassau County, you'll find a diverse collection of real estate options, from beautiful, sprawling waterfront estates to cozy suburban homes in dynamic communities. Residents here enjoy a wealth of unique communities to explore, each with its amenities, attractions, and personality. Browse homes for sale in Nassau County, NY by city.
Nassau County is a family-friendly community, and excellent school systems are a significant part of the attraction for families. Schools here don't just rank among the best in the region—they're some of the best that the entire country has to offer, with STEM programs that are second to none. Colleges nearby include Adelphi University, Hofstra University, Long Island University, the NY Institute of Technology, and many more great options located close to county borders. Find homes for sale in Nassau County by school district.
Nassau County offers a wealth of career options in local communities, along with an easy commute for careers in Manhattan and beyond. Nassau County is home to large employers like AMC Networks, Cablevision, Sperry, Nathan's, Avis Rent a Car, 1-800-Flowers, and many more. Local governments also rank among the largest employers on Long Island. The average commute time for Nassau County residents is just over 30 minutes.
There is so much to see and do in Nassau County communities, from the gorgeous Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the many beaches located in the county's waterfront communities. Visit Garden City's Museum Row to experience some of the unique museums on Long Island, including the Long Island Children's Museum and the fascinating Cradle of Aviation Museum. For outdoor fun, try the Old Westbury Gardens, where you can take in a concert or soak in the beautifully maintained scenery.
If you prefer to spend your outdoor time honing your golf game, this area is home to Bethpage Black—site of the 2002 U.S. Open—and many more world-class golf courses. Or, you can enjoy an exciting day of racing at Belmont Park, and witness history at the annual Belmont Stakes. Nassau County offers attractions for every interest.
Are you ready to start shopping for homes in one of Nassau County's great communities? Contact Coach REALTORS® to buy and sell homes throughout the Nassau County, NY area.
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