The Shelter Island Census Designated Place had a population of 1,335 as of July 1, 2016. Shelter Island ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Shelter Island is located at latitude 41.0558 and longitude -72.319 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Shelter Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.
The Shelter Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390288) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shelter Island population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,335|
|Population in Familes||1,023|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,136 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||450 (39.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||150 (13.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||536 (47.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$897,500|
|Average Home Value||$893,889|
|Median Household Income||$82,611|
|Average Household Income||$116,025|
|Per Capita Income||$52,146|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.8%|
The table below compares Shelter Island to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 747||38th|
|Population Density1||# 1130||6th|
|Diversity Index2||# 544||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 338||72nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 164||86th|
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