Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11965: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965

Acceptable Alternative
Shelter Is Ht, NY 11965

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • Single Family Addresses: 10
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.075, Longitude -72.354
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 598
Population in Households 598
Population in Familes 444
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 241
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 305
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 177
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 902 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (26.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 597 (66.2%)
Median Home Value $870,283
Average Home Value $886,214


Median Household Income $82,408
Average Household Income $120,643
Per Capita Income $61,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.07%
Households 0.05% 0.13%
Families -0.09% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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 Heights, NY 11965 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11965 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 # 1426 18th
Population Density1 # 814 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 830 52nd
Median Household Income # 315 82nd
Per Capita Income # 94 95th

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