Shoreham is a tiny coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 535 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shoreham is the 835th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Shoreham was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Housing costs in Shoreham are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Shoreham is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 96.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shoreham is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shoreham who work in sales jobs (13.74%), teaching (10.90%) and the sciences (9.95%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Shoreham has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Shoreham is also a village of artists. Shoreham has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Shoreham’s character.
In addition, Shoreham is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Shoreham is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Shoreham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Shoreham is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In Shoreham, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.49 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In Shoreham, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Shoreham is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Shoreham. 71.61% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Shoreham in 2010 was $78,099, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $312,396 for a family of four.
The people who call Shoreham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shoreham residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Shoreham include Italian, German, Irish, English, Russian and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Shoreham is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||188|
|SHOREHAM HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||98.40%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||1.60%|
|TYPE OF SHOREHAM HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||99.12%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.88%|
|SIZE OF SHOREHAM HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.10%|
|AGE OF SHOREHAM HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.20%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||24.23%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||31.72%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||41.85%|
|SHOREHAM REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$437,875|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||UNREPORTED|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||0.00%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||0.00%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||3.24%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||6.49%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||29.19%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||40.54%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||15.68%|
|PEOPLE OF SHOREHAM||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.42%|
|5 TO 17||10.47%|
|18 TO 24||4.06%|
|25 TO 34||7.26%|
|35 TO 54||17.09%|
|55 TO 64||18.59%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||39.10%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.14%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$152,500|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$78,099|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||0.85%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (31.28%)
Public Service (5.69%)
Real estate (3.79%)
Information Technology (3.32%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.43%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.62%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (28.42%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.14%)
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