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Demographics

People

Total Population2,844
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens25.8%
Employed Population 16+1,291
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married65.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher57.7%
Median Earnings25+$62,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$49,688

Wealth

Median Family Income$121,094
% Above Poverty Level98.8%
% Below Poverty Level1.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home8.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation5.8%

Housing

People Living Alone23.6%
Median Gross Rent$2,074
Median House Value$748,600

Ancestry

Irish39.9%
German20.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.5%
English15.5%
Polish10.7%
Italian10%
Lithuanian5.5%
French Except Basque4.4%
Scottish3.3%
Czech1.8%
Norwegian1.7%
Welsh1.5%
Finnish1.3%
US/American1.2%
Hungarian1%
Austrian0.9%
Belgian0.7%
Dutch0.5%
Russian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Romanian0.2%
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Shelter Island Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
P.O. Box Zip Codes11964
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.06
Approximate Longitude-72.32

Shelter Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGREENPORT POWER HOUSE
Distance2.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 55 F
Jul Temp66 to 80 F
Oct Temp48 to 63 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationRIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp47 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
StationMOUNT CARMEL
Distance37.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Marion911$100,096
Greenport4,133$72,772
North Haven919$141,250
Orient717$81,563
Shelter Island Heights1,386$143,452
Southold22,182$100,842

Shelter Island Public Libraries

Shelter Island Public Library Society
37 NORTH FERRY ROAD
Shelter Island, New York
(631) 749-0042

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Shelter Island Public Schools

Shelter Island School
33 N Ferry Rd
ZIP: 11964
(631) 749-0302
Other
Total Enrollment 221
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