Shelter Island Heights demographics profile

StatisticShelter Island HeightsNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)25735991
Median age47.438.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%43%43%
Speak English89%70%79%
Speak Spanish0%15%13%
Shelter Island Heights, NY has a population of 1,386 and is the 13,152nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 257 per sq mi which is 28% lower than the New York average and 183% higher than the national average. The median age in Shelter Island Heights is 47 which is approximately 24% higher than the New York average of 38. In Shelter Island Heights, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 69% of Shelter Island Heights residents were born in New York, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Shelter Island Heights is 28% lower than New York.
  • The median age in Shelter Island Heights is 24% higher than New York.
  • In Shelter Island Heights 98.85% of the population is White.
  • In Shelter Island Heights 0.07% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Shelter Island Heights 1.08% of the population is Asian.

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Shelter Island Heights population breakdown by race

RaceShelter Island HeightsNew YorkNational
Black or African American0.07%15.60%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.93%3.06%
Other race0.00%8.62%4.75%
In Shelter Island Heights, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Shelter Island Heights, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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