shelter island Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
High School Graduate 202 24.2 % 33.8 %
Some College 242 28.9 % 25.2 %
Bachelor’s Degree 181 21.7 % 21.3 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 211 25.2 % 12.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 777 92.9 % 85.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 318 38.0 % 38.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 1,262 - -
19 years old and under 197 15.6 % 26.6 %
20 to 44 years old 279 22.1 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 418 33.1 % 12.2 %
65 years old and older 368 29.2 % 1.8 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 967 92.7 % 85.2 %
Spanish 76 7.3 % 13.9 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 87 16.3 % 32.4 %
Married 352 65.8 % 51.3 %
Divorced 96 17.9 % 13.4 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 1,243 - -
Occupied Housing Units 580 46.7 % 86.9 %
Vacant Housing Units 663 53.3 % 13.1 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,192 95.9 % 61.5 %
2-Units 39 3.1 % 3.8 %
Mobile Homes 12 1.0 % 6.5 %
Built 2000 or Later 92 7.4 % 15.7 %
Built 1990 to 1999 98 7.9 % 13.8 %
Built 1980 to 1989 275 22.1 % 13.8 %
Built 1970 to 1979 222 17.9 % 15.8 %
Built 1960 to 1969 120 9.7 % 11.1 %
Built 1940 to 1959 144 11.6 % 16.4 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 292 23.5 % 13.5 %
Electric 98 7.9 % 31.6 %
Oil / Kerosene 367 29.5 % 5.4 %
Natural Gas 57 4.6 % 42.6 %
Tank or LP Gas 46 3.7 % 4.2 %
Wood 12 1.0 % 1.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 1,204 97.3 % 76.3 %
African-American 33 2.7 % 13.0 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 68,750 50,502
Median Family Income 75,179 61,455
Median Per Capita Income 39,775 26,708
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 58.06 %
  • Temperature 81.1 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.43 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.06
    [CDD] 9.13
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.05 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com