Shirley is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Shirley Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.8015 and longitude -72.8676. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Shirley Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 11.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles.Photos of the local Shirley, NY area
Also See: Shirley, NY ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||27,668|
|Population in Familes||24,186|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||282|
|Average Household Size||3.28|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||9,113 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,057 (77.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,377 (15.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||679 ( 7.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$221,229|
|Average Home Value||$235,298|
|Median Household Income||$82,804|
|Average Household Income||$94,895|
|Per Capita Income||$28,753|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.54%|
|Per Capita Income||1.92%|
The table below compares Shirley to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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||# 50||96th|
|Population Density1||# 346||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 149||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 340||71st|
|Per Capita Income||# 591||50th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.