West Bay Shore, New York Population 2024

4,438

West Bay Shore is a city located in Suffolk County New York. West Bay Shore has a 2024 population of 4,438. West Bay Shore is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,506 in 2020.

The average household income in West Bay Shore is $159,536 with a poverty rate of 2.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Bay Shore is 47.2 years, 44.2 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.

West Bay Shore Demographics

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

  • White: 87.32%
  • Two or more races: 4.09%
  • Black or African American: 3.09%
  • Asian: 2.84%
  • Other race: 2.66%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,032.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.51% (-68)
The current population of West Bay Shore, New York is 4,438 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,506.

West Bay Shore, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,90587.32%
Two or more races1834.09%
Black or African American1383.09%
Asian1272.84%
Other race1192.66%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Bay Shore Population by Race

West Bay Shore Population Pyramid 2024

West Bay Shore Median Age

47.2

Total

44.2

Male

49.1

Female

West Bay Shore Adults

There are 3,637 adults, (1,013 of whom are seniors) in West Bay Shore.

West Bay Shore Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Bay Shore Sex Ratio

Female2,20449.28%
Male2,26850.72%

West Bay Shore Population by Age

West Bay Shore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6622.6896.33.7
Married1,0293.3796.83.2
Non Family5061.1994.55.5
Female1082.861000
Male193.321000

3.28

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

96.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Bay Shore Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade621.82%
9th to 12th Grade972.85%
High School Graduate82624.26%
Some College57716.95%
Associates Degree2697.9%
Bachelors Degree85625.14%
Graduate Degree71821.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,9982,8661,337
Hispanic182155120
2+ Races147147135
Asian12712750
Black535334
Other Race535318

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 91.84%.

West Bay Shore Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$68,622$90,020$57,938
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$67,344$90,795$47,404
Bachelors Degree$112,063$143,378$90,598
Graduate Degree$91,339$92,366$77,946

$68,622

Average Earnings

$90,020

Average Male

$57,938

Average Female

West Bay Shore Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Bay Shore Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Bay Shore Language

88.58% of West Bay Shore residents speak only English, while 11.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.92% of the population.

West Bay Shore Language

West Bay Shore Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,815912.39%
Black138117.97%

2.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.9%

Male Poverty Rate

2.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Bay Shore

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Bay Shore is Black, with 7.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Bay Shore is White, with 2.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.4%.

West Bay Shore Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.32%
Less Than 9th Grade2.52%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

West Bay Shore Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.09%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

West Bay Shore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Bay Shore Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$141,131$159,536
Families$157,095$173,403
Married Families$163,933$-999,999,999
Non Families$106,339$122,239

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Bay Shore Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Bay Shore Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Bay Shore Marriage

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

West Bay Shore Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Bay Shore Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

127

Number of Veterans

127

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam66
World War II34
Korea10
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War8

West Bay Shore Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7459
75+53
35 to 548
55 to 647
18 to 340

West Bay Shore Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1193.68%
Other Race812.7%
Hispanic84.17%

West Bay Shore Veterans by Race

West Bay Shore Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Bay Shore Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Bay Shore Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Bay Shore Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West 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

87.75%

Born in West Bay Shore

93.49%

Native Born

6.51%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

5.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.49% of West Bay Shore residents were born in the United States, with 87.75% having been born in New York. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Bay Shore Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,438-17-0.38%
20234,455-17-0.38%
20224,472-29-0.64%
20214,501-5-0.11%
20204,506-295-6.14%
20194,801-52-1.07%
20184,8531082.28%
20174,745-58-1.21%
20164,8031192.54%
20154,6841132.47%
20144,571-28-0.61%
20134,599-77-1.65%
20124,6763217.37%
20114,355-293-6.3%
20104,64800%

West Bay Shore Population by Year