Shelter Island, NY 11964 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11964: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelter Island, NY 11964

Acceptable Alternative
Shelter Is, NY 11964

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 141
  • Single Family Addresses: 52
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.067, Longitude -72.337
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shelter Island, NY 11964 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,798
Population in Households 1,798
Population in Familes 1,367
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 189
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 827
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 498
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 631 (34.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,025 (55.3%)
Median Home Value $885,791
Average Home Value $888,629


Median Household Income $82,619
Average Household Income $117,255
Per Capita Income $53,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.13%
Households 0.06% 0.1%
Families -0.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Shelter Island, NY 11964 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11964 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1122 36th
Population Density1 # 876 50th
Diversity Index2 # 772 56th
Median Household Income # 313 82nd
Per Capita Income # 135 92nd

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