Bay Shore, New York Population 2021

29,799
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Bay Shore is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Bay Shore has a 2020 population of 29,799. Bay Shore is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 13.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,337 in 2010. Bay Shore reached it's highest population of 30,685 in 2018.

The average household income in Bay Shore is $107,939 with a poverty rate of 9.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,442 per month, and the median house value is $335,300. The median age in Bay Shore is 35.7 years, 33.4 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Bay Shore Demographics

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

  • White: 54.36%
  • Black or African American: 24.68%
  • Other race: 11.56%
  • Asian: 4.20%
  • Two or more races: 3.31%
  • Native American: 1.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bay Shore, New York is 29,799 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,685.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,337.

Bay Shore, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,19854.36%
Black or African American7,35424.68%
Some Other Race3,44611.56%
Asian1,2524.20%
Two or More Races9873.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native5621.89%
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Bay Shore Population by Race

Bay Shore Population Pyramid $2021

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Bay Shore Median Age

35.7


Total

33.4


Male

38.9


Female

Bay Shore Adults

There are 21,773 adults, (3,335 of whom are seniors) in Bay Shore.

Bay Shore Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bay Shore Sex Ratio

Female

14,724

49.41%

Male

15,075

50.59%

Bay Shore Population by Age

Bay Shore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bay Shore Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
Male67.7%32.3%
All62.9%37.1%
Female44.4%55.6%
Non Family42.5%57.5%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bay Shore Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9153.3162.9
Married4,2983.9780.3
Non Family2,4741.2442.5
Female1,5084.4844.4
Male6354.2267.7

3.92

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

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Bay Shore Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5167.87%
9th to 12th Grade1,4637.59%
High School Graduate5,11126.52%
Some College3,51618.24%
Associates Degree1,6428.52%
Bachelors Degree3,03015.72%
Graduate Degree2,99615.54%
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Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,8417,4522,910
Hispanic6,6004,5651,412
Black4,5744,0451,623
Other Race1,8971,203407
Asian776634362
Native American36519239
2+ Races343202105

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.65%.

Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,321$51,895$39,621
Less Than 9th Grade$26,757$32,824$25,155
High School Graduate$38,397$49,318$22,250
Some College$41,042$46,215$37,786
Bachelors Degree$62,745$67,981$49,669
Graduate Degree$71,416$105,446$61,755

$45,321

Average Earnings

$51,895

Average Male

$39,621

Average Female

Bay Shore Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bay Shore Language by Age

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Bay Shore Language

63.23% of Bay Shore residents speak only English, while 36.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.83% of the population.

Bay Shore Language

Bay Shore Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,5061,83515.95%
White10,2215355.23%
Other3,40845313.29%
Multiple96442744.29%
Black7,3033394.64%
Asian1,25213210.54%
Native544519.38%

9.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bay Shore

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bay Shore is Multiple, with 44.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bay Shore is Black, with 4.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.36%.

Bay Shore Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.64%
High School14.01%
Some College7.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.12%

Bay Shore Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.39%
Female Employed6.30%
Male Employed4.87%
Female Unemployed1.67%

Bay Shore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bay Shore Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,341$107,939
Families$94,326$124,032
Married Families$118,059-
Non Families$36,500$55,984
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Income by Household Type

Bay Shore Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bay Shore Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Bay Shore Marital Status

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947

Number of Veterans

820

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
First Gulf War135
Second Gulf War106
World War II40
Korea32

Bay Shore Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64392
75+186
65 to 74179
35 to 54173
18 to 3417

Bay Shore Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6415.26%
Black2714.88%
Hispanic1682.20%
Other Race351.52%

Bay Shore Veterans by Race

Bay Shore Veterans by Education

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8.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bay Shore Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bay Shore Employment by Age

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Bay Shore Employment by Race

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Bay Shore Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.03%

Born in Bay Shore

76.11%

Native Born

23.89%

Foreign Born

10.70%

Non Citizen

13.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.11% of Bay Shore residents were born in the United States, with 67.03% having been born in New York. 10.70% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,7990.00%
202029,7990.00%
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%
201026,3370.00%

Bay Shore Population by Year