Shelter Island, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,333.
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
Males: 659  (49.4%)
Females: 674  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

32.1 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 11964.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $83,950 (it was $43,625 in 2000)
Shelter Island:

$83,950
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $43,946 (it was $27,202 in 2000)

Shelter Island CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $843,234 (it was $260,700 in 2000)
Shelter Island:

$843,234
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $808,538; detached houses: $797,852

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,668.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shelter Island: 133.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.0%
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  • Races in Shelter Island, NY (2019)
    • 1,64280.1%White alone
    • 25712.5%Other race alone
    • 1607.8%Hispanic
    • 693.4%Asian alone

Races in Shelter Island detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Shelter Island, New York as of October 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shelter Island is 724 to 1.


Crime rates in Shelter Island by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(124.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.3)
1
(41.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(449.0)
14
(566.6)
14
(570.7)
17
(661.7)
10
(391.4)
17
(704.2)
2
(82.9)
9
(372.5)
4
(165.4)
3
(123.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(1,918)
30
(1,214)
48
(1,957)
34
(1,323)
38
(1,487)
36
(1,491)
39
(1,617)
26
(1,076)
23
(950.8)
24
(990.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(117.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index108.288.2121.599.396.3108.995.4105.557.956.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Shelter Island, NY

Crime rate in Shelter Island detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.73
New York average:

2.92
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Ancestries: Italian (20.4%), Irish (13.9%), European (13.6%), German (6.8%), Czech (6.5%), Polish (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 6.54 square miles.

Population density: 204 people per square mile   (very low).

Shelter Island, New York map

244 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America, 2.6% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

This place:

11.9%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,369 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,525 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Haven, CT (35.4 miles , pop. 123,626).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (72.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (81.7 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Shelter Island Heights, NY (1.3 miles ),
Dering Harbor, NY (1.5 miles),
North Haven, NY (1.7 miles ),
Greenport, NY (1.8 miles ),
Greenport West, NY (1.9 miles ),
East Marion, NY (2.2 miles ),
Southold, NY (2.2 miles ),
Sag Harbor, NY (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.06 N, Longitude: 72.33 W

Area code: 631

Distribution of median household income in Shelter Island, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shelter Island, NY in 2019
Shelter Island satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $292,100
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $351,900
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $379,800
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $374,800
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $375,800
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $560,700
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $567,600
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $1,132,800
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $1,150,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $1,311,100
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $1,322,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $750,000
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $555,600
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $510,000
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $710,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $463,300
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $882,000
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $416,700
  • 2019: 16 buildings, average cost: $713,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Shelter Island, NY residents
Average permit cost in Shelter Island, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
New York:

8.1%
Most common industries in Shelter Island, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (31.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Shelter Island, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Carpenters (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.0%)
  • Cashiers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16.4%)
  • Carpenters (14.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.6%)
  • Financial managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (20.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Art and design workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Shelter Island, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shelter Island, New York average temperatures Shelter Island, New York average precipitation Shelter Island, New York humidity Shelter Island, New York wind speed Shelter Island, New York snowfall Shelter Island, New York sunshine Shelter Island, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.05
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shelter Island-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.6 miles away from the Shelter Island place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.9 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shelter Island-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.8 miles away from Shelter Island center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 248.5 miles away from Shelter Island center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from Shelter Island center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.1 miles away from Shelter Island center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 370.2 miles away from Shelter Island center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from Shelter Island center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Suffolk County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shelter Island topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shelter Island:

  • EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; GREENPORT, NY)
  • CATHOLIC GUARDIAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK (Hospital, about 8 miles away; EAST HAMPTON, NY)
  • AID TO THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CUTCHOGUE, NY)
  • THE HAMPTONS CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SOUTH HAMPTON, NY)
  • INDEPENDENT GROUP HOME LIVING PROGRAM, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SOUTH HAMPTON, NY)
  • SOUTHAMPTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SOUTHAMPTON, NY)
  • SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SOUTHAMPTON, NY)

Airports located in Shelter Island:

Amtrak station near Shelter Island:

  • 17 miles: OLD SAYBROOK (455 BOSTON POST RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelter Island:

  • Connecticut College (about 25 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 34 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Gateway Community College (about 36 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • Yale University (about 36 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 13,121)
  • University of New Haven (about 37 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 6,205)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 38 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)
  • Wesleyan University (about 39 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)

Public high school in Shelter Island:

See full list of schools located in Shelter Island

Library in Shelter Island:

  • SHELTER ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY SOCIETY (Operating income: $590,106; Location: 37 NORTH FERRY ROAD; 27,877 books; 4,881 e-books; 5,135 audio materials; 2,773 video materials; 42 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions; 10,470 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Gibson Beach which is marked on the map is within The Nature Conservancy's Mashomack Preserve and is not accessible or open to the public. Crescent Beach is a town beach with available parking and would be better to show.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Shelter Island Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Shelter Island include: Passionist Monastery (A), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (B), Shelter Island Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Nichols Cemetery (1), Shelter Island Cemetery (2), Shelter Island Presbyterian Church Burial Ground (3), Saint Mary's Episcopal Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Fresh Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Shelter Island: Mashomack Preserve (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Dering Harbor Inn (Winthrop Road).

Suffolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelter Island and their reported violations in the past:

KYLE'S (PREVIOUSLY CAFE 27) (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SCHMIDT'S MARKET (FNA FEDIS MARKET) (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ISLAND BOATYARD & MARINA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chloride
PRIDWIN HOTEL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
JIM O'LINK PROPERTIES (WASTYSSIES) (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Manganese. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2013)
MASHOMACK PRES. VISITOR CTR. (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2006)
MARIA'S KITCHEN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelter Island that have no violations reported:

  • PAT & STEVES FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLANET BLISS/ALL SEASONS CATERING (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Shelter Island (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Shelter Island Branch at State Road, branch established on 1953/06/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Shelter Island:

Marital status in Shelter Island, NY
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Shelter Island:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
New York average:

13.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Shelter Island
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shelter Island, NY (based on Suffolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic879,45775
Mainline Protestant69,205182
Evangelical Protestant58,909264
Other50,771124
Orthodox10,19010
Black Protestant8,29849
None416,520-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 514
This county:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 217
This county:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 256
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,232
This county:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Suffolk County:

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

23.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.3%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shelter Island:

63.6%
New York:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shelter Island:

66.0%
State:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shelter Island:

17.5%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.8%
New York:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shelter Island:

37.3%
New York:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

68.0%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Shelter Island:

83.8%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shelter Island, NY Residents

2.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.92%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,707 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nassau County, NY  0.92% ($97,425 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.40% ($69,378)
from Kings County, NY  0.20% ($86,858)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($108,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($484 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nassau County, NY  0.60% ($104,809 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.27% ($60,961)
to New York County, NY  0.20% ($238,478)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shelter Island:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shelter Island:

  • WSUF (89.9 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WBEA (101.7 FM; SOUTHOLD, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WLNG (92.1 FM; SAG HARBOR, NY; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W233AI (94.5 FM; SAG HARBOR, NY; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WHBE (96.7 FM; EAST HAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WHFM (95.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRLI-FM (91.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBAZ (102.5 FM; BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W277AB (103.3 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • W264AJ (100.7 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVG (96.1 FM; CENTER MORICHES, NY; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMOS (104.7 FM; MONTAUK, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXP (105.3 FM; CALVERTON-ROANOKE, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING CO. OF CALVERTON, INC)
  • WRCN-FM (103.9 FM; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WBON (107.1 FM; HAMPTON BAYS, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shelter Island:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVVH-LP (Channel 23; SOUTHAMPTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VIDEO VOICE, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)

Shelter Island fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 2019 02:05 PM, Sr-114, Lat: 41.077961, Lon: -72.348708, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 2000 11:37 AM, Menantic Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 2, 1991 02:29 AM, 37, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 6, 1980 03:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • ED MOONEY, 26 Menantic Rd (Lat: 41.066389 Lon: -72.350833), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: East Waves Consulting, Inc., Emooney@highlanderinc.Com, , East -Islip, Phone: (631) 581-8105
  • ED MOONEY, 26 Menantic Rd (Lat: 41.066389 Lon: -72.350833), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: East Waves Consulting, Inc., Emooney@highlanderinc.Com, , East -Islip, Phone: (631) 581-8105
  • Edward G Roach, 26 Menantic Rd (Lat: 41.066389 Lon: -72.350833), Type: 57.9, Structure height: 36103 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Sba Towers Iv, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 24 Menantic Rd (Ny15390-A (Lat: 41.066389 Lon: -72.350833), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 36103 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Sba Towers Iv, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 24 Menantic Rd (Ny15390-A (Lat: 41.066389 Lon: -72.350833), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 36103 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Sba Towers Iv, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 21 Bowditch Road (Lat: 41.069444 Lon: -72.351417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: WXV892,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2015, Expiration Date: 04/30/2025, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 3 Mi E Of 79 S Ferry Rd Shelter Island (Lat: 41.044556 Lon: -72.293972), Call Sign: KNBU325, Licensee ID: L00003663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.240 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2001, Expiration Date: 09/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2011, Registrant: Nature Conservancy, 79 S Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964, Phone: (516) 749-1001

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • NY54XC840, 24 Menantic Rd (Ny15390-A (Lat: 41.066389 Lon: -72.350833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQUL408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2014, Expiration Date: 08/07/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • SI DPW, 24 Menantic Rd (Ny15390-A (Lat: 41.066389 Lon: -72.350833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WRDW336, Licensee ID: L00479286,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2019, Expiration Date: 08/05/2029, Certifier: Lawrence Schurek, Registrant: Southampton, Town Of(Police Dept), 110 Old Riverhead Rd., Hampton Bays, NY 11946, Phone: (631) 702-2226, Fax: (631) 728-5440, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Hudson Ave (Lat: 41.075111 Lon: -72.321194), Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHX869, Licensee ID: L00002624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/1997, Expiration Date: 01/19/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2003, Registrant: Coecles Harbor Marina & Boatyard Inc, Hudson Ave, Shelter Island, NY 11964-1670
  • Rt 114 (Lat: 41.069833 Lon: -72.338972), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRS959,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2015, Expiration Date: 05/11/2025, Registrant: Shelter Island Police Department, 44 North Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964, Phone: (631) 749-0600, Fax: (631) 749-0637

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shelter Island)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2656C, N2656C, N-2656C, Serial Number: R18200196, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Richard W Baron, Po Box 538, Shelter Island, NY 11964
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3959J, N3959J, N-3959J, Serial Number: 15065259, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/2018
    Registrant (Partnership): Aire Bergin, Po Box 520, Shelter Island, NY 11964
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44VV, N44VV, N-44VV, Serial Number: 28-8116009, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 04/26/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Hampton Warrior Ii Inc, C/O James Pugh / Po Box 520, Shelter Island, NY 11964
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8692B, N8692B, N-8692B, Serial Number: 36392, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 06/10/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Walter J Jr Cogan, Po Box 788, Shelter Island, NY 11964, Other Owners: Phillip J Lechmanski
  • Aircraft: ALLENS FLY BABY 1A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59230, N59230, N-59230, Serial Number: 66-45, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Susan L Klenawicus, Po Box 417, Shelter Island, NY 11964
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/28/2020
  • Aircraft: STIBER SIDNEY J VELOCITY STANDARD RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4033Y, N4033Y, N-4033Y, Serial Number: DM0111, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Sidney J Stiber, Po Box 622, Shelter Island, NY 11964
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/07/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$171,4307$644,52626$436,7782$404,89516$562,612
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$365,6304$1,025,6480$01$2,013,680
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$471,88016$683,5971$29,9705$1,023,356
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$636,8609$410,2890$04$401,898
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$695,6001$865,5300$01$361,140

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1803.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$311,690
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2005 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1803.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shelter Island, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shelter Island, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 16 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Shelter Island, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (38.9%), and Outside Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shelter Island, NY
    • 5138.9%Structure Fires
    • 4836.6%Outside Fires
    • 2720.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 53.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shelter Island, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shelter Island, NY
  • 37.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.3%Electricity
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shelter Island, NY
  • 62.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.0%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Electricity


Shelter Island compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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