The Shirley Census Designated Place had a population of 27,949 as of July 1, 2015. Shirley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Shirley is located at latitude 40.7967 and longitude -72.874 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Shirley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.
The Shirley Census Designated Place 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 Shirley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||27,667|
|Population in Familes||24,243|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||282|
|Average Household Size||3.28|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||9,084 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,063 (77.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,382 (15.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||639 ( 7.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$236,626|
|Average Home Value||$251,887|
|Median Household Income||$84,543|
|Average Household Income||$96,082|
|Per Capita Income||$29,150|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.9%|
|Per Capita Income||2.45%|
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, 2015 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||# 348||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 151||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 338||72nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 600||50th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.