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Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island, NY

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Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island Profile


Overview

Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,253 people and just one neighborhood, Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is the 446th largest community in New York.

Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is a town of service providers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island who work in maintenance occupations (39.02%), office and administrative support (11.25%), and community and social services (7.32%).

Also of interest is that Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is also a town of artists. Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.35% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island may be for you.

One of the nice things about Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.41 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small town, Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.39% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island in 2018 was $56,597, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $226,388 for a family of four.

The people who call Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island include Italian, English, Norwegian, Irish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Korean.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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AGE OF Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island, NY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Shelter Island Heights - Shelter Island Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Sag Harbor Elementary School
68 Hampton St
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
PK-06
Shelter Island School
33 N Ferry Rd
Shelter Island, NY 11964
PK-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SHELTER ISLAND UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.3% 53.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.7% 50.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 3.0%

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