Shelter Island, New York Population 2020

2,419
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Shelter Island is a city located in New York. Shelter Island has a 2020 population of 2,419. Shelter Island is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 1.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,395 in 2010.

The average household income in Shelter Island is $122,645 with a poverty rate of 3.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,022 per month, and the median house value is $844,200. The median age in Shelter Island is 50.9 years, 51.6 years for males, and 50.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.8 males.

Shelter Island Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shelter Island was:

  • White: 96.10%
  • Other race: 3.13%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Shelter Island, New York is 2,419, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,411.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,395.

Shelter Island, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,63796.10%
Some Other Race863.13%
Asian210.77%
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Shelter Island Population Pyramid 2020

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Shelter Island Median Age

50.9


Total

51.6


Male

50.3


Female

Shelter Island Adults

There are 2,110 adults, (873 of whom are seniors) in Shelter Island.

Shelter Island Age Dependency

121.8

Age Dependency Ratio

70.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelter Island Sex Ratio

Female

1,308

47.67%

Male

1,436

52.33%

Shelter Island Households and Families

Shelter Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelter Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Non Family89%11%
Married87.7%12.3%
All86%14%
Male60.7%39.3%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2052.2586
Married6602.5587.7
Non Family3831.0889
Male1174.0860.7
Female453.11100

2.65

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Shelter Island Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade613.07%
High School Graduate35818.00%
Some College25312.72%
Associates Degree623.12%
Bachelors Degree57929.11%
Graduate Degree67633.99%
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Shelter Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8201,7591,086
Hispanic169169169

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,304$65,842$72,715
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$$58,380$
Bachelors Degree$112,727$$76,008
Graduate Degree$$36,273$

$66,304

Average Earnings

$65,842

Average Male

$72,715

Average Female

Shelter Island Language

Shelter Island Language by Age

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Shelter Island Language

90.18% of Shelter Island residents speak only English, while 9.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.47% of the population.

Shelter Island Poverty

Shelter Island Poverty by Race

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3.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.16%

Male Poverty Rate

5.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelter Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelter Island is White, with 3.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelter Island is White, with 3.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.76%.

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Name Poverty
High School13.69%
Some College5.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.26%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Shelter Island Income

Shelter Island Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$108,125$122,645
Families$113,125$140,832
Married Families$122,000-
Non Families-$74,620
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Shelter Island Marital Status

Shelter Island Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

66.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelter Island Married by Age and Sex

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Shelter Island 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 55-64.

Shelter Island Marital Status by Race

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Shelter Island Veterans

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378

Number of Veterans

378

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea155
Vietnam63
World War II26
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+205
35 to 54110
65 to 7463
55 to 64
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White37818.09%
Hispanic8147.93%

Shelter Island Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelter Island Employment Status

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,41940.17%
20192,41540.17%
20182,41140.17%
20172,4070.00%
20162,40710.04%
20152,40610.04%
20142,405-6-0.25%
20132,41150.21%
20122,406-2-0.08%
20112,408130.54%
20102,3950.00%