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People

Total Population 4,684
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 21.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,307
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 61.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.2%
Median Earnings25+ $57,604
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,691
Median Earnings With High School Degree $46,851

Wealth

Median Family Income $122,875
% Above Poverty Level 97.6%
% Below Poverty Level 2.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 12.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.8%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $419,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 26.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Bay Shore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11706
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.708
Longitude -73.281

West Bay Shore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 67 to 81 F
Oct Temp 47 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station NEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 67 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West Bay Shore, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bayshore (11706)

Fair Harbor (11706)

Kismet (11706)

Point O Woods (11706)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Babylon 214,132 $92,242
Bay Shore 29,670 $79,489
Brightwaters 3,102 $150,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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