NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Shelter Island, NY

Shelter Island, NY is located in Suffolk County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Shelter Island is about 1,858 with about 86 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,744.

The Average Home Value is $850,000.00, which is roughly 69% higher than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 78% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $82,686.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 30% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Shelter Island is about 0%.

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

Suffolk County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a slight difference of 2.08% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 49.59%
Democratic: 48.56%
Other: 0.99%
Libertarian: 0.59%
Green: 0.27%


Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 11964
Latitude : 41.051203
Longitude : -72.313151
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 0 ft.
Area Code(s) : 631

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.17
Male Population Estimate : 50.00%
Female Population Estimate : 50.00%
Median Age : 51.9
Male Median Age : 51.1
Female Median Age : 52.8

White Population Estimate : 95.43%
Black Population Estimate : 2.15%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.01%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.70%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.78%
Other Population Estimate : 1.72%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Shelter Island specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Suffolk County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Suffolk County: About 124 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Suffolk County is about 47% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 57% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.