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Demographics

People

Total Population1,386
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens32.3%
Employed Population 16+574
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married59%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher63.9%
Median Earnings25+$67,938
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$143,452
% Above Poverty Level100%
% Below Poverty Level%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home14.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation6.3%

Housing

People Living Alone25.5%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$899,000

Ancestry

Irish38%
Polish18.2%
Italian16.8%
German15.2%
English12.1%
French Except Basque9.1%
Lithuanian4.5%
Norwegian3.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)2.6%
US/American2.5%
Austrian1.5%
Finnish1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Belgian1.4%
Swiss0.8%
Russian0.5%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Shelter Island Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
P.O. Box Zip Codes11965
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.1
Approximate Longitude-72.29

Shelter Island Heights 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
Distance1.2 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
Distance20.5 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
Distance35.7 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
Cutchogue3,166$90,644
East Marion911$100,096
Greenport4,133$72,772
Orient717$81,563
Shelter Island2,844$121,094
Southold22,182$100,842
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