Bay Shore, New York Population 2024

29,287

Bay Shore is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Bay Shore has a 2024 population of 29,287. Bay Shore is currently declining at a rate of -2.12% annually and its population has decreased by -7.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,819 in 2020.

The average household income in Bay Shore is $131,166 with a poverty rate of 7.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bay Shore is 36.4 years, 35 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Bay Shore Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bay Shore was:

  • White: 52.34%
  • Black or African American: 15.36%
  • Other race: 12.09%
  • Two or more races: 9.57%
  • Asian: 8.96%
  • Native American: 1.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,157.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.96% (-2,532)
The current population of Bay Shore, New York is 29,287 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 31,819.

Bay Shore, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,99252.34%
Black or African American4,69315.36%
Other race3,69312.09%
Two or more races2,9259.57%
Asian2,7378.96%
Native American5131.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bay Shore Population by Race

Bay Shore Population Pyramid 2024

Bay Shore Median Age

36.4

Total

35

Male

38.1

Female

Bay Shore Adults

There are 22,558 adults, (3,886 of whom are seniors) in Bay Shore.

Bay Shore Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bay Shore Sex Ratio

Female14,88748.73%
Male15,66651.27%

Bay Shore Population by Age

Bay Shore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,6573.1365.534.5
Married4,2254.0485.114.9
Non Family3,2561.154258
Female1,5634.0855.844.2
Male6135.0179.920.1

3.94

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bay Shore Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1275.6%
9th to 12th Grade1,4587.25%
High School Graduate5,41526.92%
Some College3,64118.1%
Associates Degree2,03210.1%
Bachelors Degree3,17915.8%
Graduate Degree3,26516.23%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,8108,3113,393
Hispanic6,1424,3411,123
Black3,0272,840879
Other Race2,2711,580340
2+ Races1,8391,598837
Asian1,1511,083523
Native American2471320

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45.51%.

Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$58,154$70,428$51,748
Less Than 9th Grade$40,104$48,036$24,219
High School Graduate$41,695$50,156$33,578
Some College$66,176$72,079$44,981
Bachelors Degree$65,491$93,429$54,697
Graduate Degree$94,280$113,073$81,056

$58,154

Average Earnings

$70,428

Average Male

$51,748

Average Female

Bay Shore Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bay Shore Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bay Shore Language

63.55% of Bay Shore residents speak only English, while 36.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.37% of the population.

Bay Shore Language

Bay Shore Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,0849139.05%
White11,5007986.94%
Black4,64147010.13%
Other3,6501443.95%
Multiple2,924953.25%
Asian2,735552.01%
Native486142.88%

7.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.78%

Male Poverty Rate

8.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bay Shore

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bay Shore is Black, with 10.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bay Shore is Asian, with 2.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.27%.

Bay Shore Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.96%
High School8.92%
Some College8.09%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%

Bay Shore Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.04%
Male Employed2.67%
Female Unemployed0.69%
Male Unemployed0%

Bay Shore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bay Shore Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$103,272$131,166
Families$129,855$158,589
Married Families$142,813$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,545$67,730

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bay Shore Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bay Shore Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bay Shore Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bay Shore Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bay Shore Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

682

Number of Veterans

522

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War211
Vietnam131
Korea92
First Gulf War84
World War II23

Bay Shore Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+164
65 to 74145
55 to 64131
35 to 54124
18 to 34118

Bay Shore Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3622.92%
Black2737.17%
Hispanic410.58%
Other Race281.11%
2+ Races190.83%

Bay Shore Veterans by Race

Bay Shore Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bay Shore Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bay Shore Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bay Shore Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bay Shore Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.02%

Born in Bay Shore

72.31%

Native Born

27.69%

Foreign Born

11.1%

Non Citizen

16.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.31% of Bay Shore residents were born in the United States, with 63.02% having been born in New York. 11.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bay Shore Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202429,287-633-2.12%
202329,920-633-2.07%
202230,553-935-2.97%
202131,488-331-1.04%
202031,8192,0206.78%
201929,799-886-2.89%
201830,6852930.96%
201730,3926882.32%
201629,704340.11%
201529,6707872.72%
201428,8835181.83%
201328,3654781.71%
201227,887-154-0.55%
201128,0411,7046.47%
201026,33700%

Bay Shore Population by Year