Shelter Island employment information

IndexShelter IslandNew YorkNational
Income per capita$55,815$32,829$28,555
Median household income$76,905$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$93,958$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$60,511$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$61,875$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$49,239$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level0.0%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shelter Island is 95% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shelter Island is 44% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shelter Island is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shelter Island is 100% lower than the national average.

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Shelter Island median earnings by income bracket

Shelter Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry29.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%13.9%
Public administration5.1%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities23.4%7.1%
Education, health & social services7.7%43.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fenwick, CT65$165,625210%
Fishers Island, NY296$151,333183%
Laurel, NY1,242$126,420136%
Shelter Island Heights, NY1,394$125,556135%
Sagaponack, NY232$120,750126%
Shelter Island, NY1,270$76,90544%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elizabeth, CO1,270$55,0663%
Fruitport, MI1,270$44,00618%
St. Paul, TX1,270$89,90068%
Monticello, WI1,270$49,8967%
Fort Totten, ND1,269$23,97155%
Shelter Island, NY1,270$76,90544%
Source: The Shelter Island, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.