Shirley, New York

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Population in 2010: 27,854.
Population change since 2000: +9.7%
Males: 13,146  (47.2%)
Females: 14,708  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 11967.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $91,730 (it was $57,294 in 2000)
Shirley:

$91,730
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,262 (it was $18,870 in 2000)

Shirley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $287,722 (it was $122,800 in 2000)
Shirley:

$287,722
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $521,196; detached houses: $533,218; townhouses or other attached units: $450,637; in 2-unit structures: $473,059; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $342,976; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $384,634; mobile homes: $120,409; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $188,637

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,936.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shirley: 149.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Black residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Shirley, NY (2019)
    • 18,72365.8%White alone
    • 6,26322.0%Hispanic
    • 1,9336.8%Black alone
    • 1,1143.9%Asian alone
    • 2711.0%Two or more races
    • 580.2%American Indian alone
    • 390.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Shirley, New York as of November 29, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shirley is 603 to 1.


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Shirley, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (25.7%), Irish (7.3%), German (6.0%), American (4.8%), Polish (4.2%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 55 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,503 people per square mile   (average).

Shirley, New York map

3,893 residents are foreign born (7.9% Latin America, 2.7% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This place:

13.7%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $8,431 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $7,392 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brentwood, NY (19.6 miles , pop. 53,917).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (41.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (50.1 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Mastic, NY (1.2 miles ),
Moriches, NY (1.6 miles ),
Mastic Beach, NY (1.7 miles ),
Brookhaven, NY (1.7 miles ),
Center Moriches, NY (2.0 miles ),
Yaphank, NY (2.0 miles ),
North Bellport, NY (2.1 miles ),
Bellport, NY (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 72.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,203 (-28.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,076 (14.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 631

Distribution of median household income in Shirley, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shirley, NY in 2019
Shirley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Shirley, NY
Historical housing units in Shirley, NY
Most common industries in Shirley, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.3%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Shirley, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Shirley, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shirley, New York average temperatures Shirley, New York average precipitation Shirley, New York humidity Shirley, New York wind speed Shirley, New York snowfall Shirley, New York sunshine Shirley, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.119. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.119
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.65. This is better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shirley-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the Shirley place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the place center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Shirley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 72% 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 230.9 miles away from Shirley center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 336.5 miles away from Shirley center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from the city 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 178.8 miles away from the city 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 258.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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).
Shirley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Shirley:

  • FREE, INC (22 MAPLEWOOD DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Shirley:

  • FREE, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MASTIC, NY)
  • FREE, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MASTIC, NY)
  • FREE, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MASTIC BEACH, NY)
  • JOHN J FOLEY SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; YAPHANK, NY)
  • INDEPENDENT GROUP HOME LIVING PROGRAM, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MANORVILLE, NY)
  • BELLHAVEN NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BROOKHAVEN, NY)
  • INDEPENDENT GROUP HOME LIVING PROGRAM, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CENTER MORICHES, NY)

Airports located in Shirley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shirley:

  • Suffolk County Community College (about 11 miles; Selden, NY; Full-time enrollment: 18,540)
  • Stony Brook University (about 16 miles; Stony Brook, NY; FT enrollment: 22,071)
  • Dowling College (about 16 miles; Oakdale, NY; FT enrollment: 2,598)
  • Farmingdale State College (about 30 miles; Farmingdale, NY; FT enrollment: 6,956)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 30 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 31 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 32 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)

Public elementary/middle schools in Shirley:

See full list of schools located in Shirley

Library in Shirley:

  • MASTICS-MORICHES-SHIRLEY COMMUNITY LIB (Operating income: $8,505,937; Location: 407 WILLIAM FLOYD PARKWAY; 218,134 books; 5,081 e-books; 14,236 audio materials; 26,914 video materials; 77 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 1,717 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • My favorite radio station 92.9/ WEHM is not listed.... Just thought you'd like to know it comes in pretty strong here as well. added by LINYSoxFan
  • Church in Shirley: St. John the Theologian Orthodox Church, 158 West End Avenue. 631-587-9460

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Shirley: The Links at Shirley (A), Indian Landing (B), Manor of Saint George (C), Mastics - Moriches - Shirley Community Library (D), Ridge Fire District Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shirley include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (B), New Hope Revival Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint George Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Little Fish Creek Pond (A), Woods Hole Pond (B), Big Fish Creek Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Big Fish Creek (A), Little Fish Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Shirley: Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 Shirley and their reported violations in the past:

OLD STOVE PUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HILLTOP MANOR COOP (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HERO HAVEN AND MORE (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

3.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

81.8%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.4%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Shirley in 2010:

  • 234 people in college/university student housing
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Shirley in 2000:

  • 98 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 26 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with most branches in Shirley (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Shirley South Port Center Branch at 645 William Floyd Pkwy, branch established on 2010/12/16; Shirley Branch at 425 William Floyd Parkway, branch established on 1934/01/01. 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.
  • The Bridgehampton National Bank: Shirley Branch at 630 Montauk Hwy., branch established on 2009/04/22. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $1,333.4 mil, Deposits: $1,201.2 mil, headquarters in Bridgehampton, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bridge Bancorp, Inc.
  • New York Commercial Bank: Shirley Branch at 950 Montauk Highway, branch established on 1998/09/01. Info updated 2010/12/14: Bank assets: $2,585.3 mil, Deposits: $1,896.7 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Shirley Branch at 1017 Montauk Highway, branch established on 1973/03/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Empire National Bank: Shirley Branch at 1044 William Floyd Parkway, branch established on 2008/04/04. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $339.7 mil, Deposits: $265.0 mil, headquarters in Islandia, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • New York Community Bank: Shirley Branch at 800 Montauk Highway, branch established on 1997/05/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Shirley Branch at 530 William Floyd Parkway, branch established on 2007/09/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: Montauk Branch at 999 Montauk Highway, Unit 25, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $16,975.1 mil, Deposits: $11,426.8 mil, headquarters in Long Island City, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 86 total offices
  • Capital One, National Association: Shirley Branch at 800 Montauk Hwy., branch established on 1981/09/28. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Shirley:

Marital status in Shirley, NY
  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Shirley:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
New York average:

13.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shirley, 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.
New York:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

23.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.3%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
New York:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
New York:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Shirley:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shirley:

10.0%
New York:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shirley:

6.7
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Shirley:

54.9%
State:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shirley, 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)
Businesses in Shirley, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Bryant1
AMF Bowling1Marshalls1
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Applebee's1Pathmark1
Baskin-Robbins2Payless1
Bath & Body Works1RadioShack2
Blockbuster1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Sears1
CVS2Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Staples1
Famous Footwear1Stop & Shop1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Justice1UPS2
KFC1Wendy's1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Shirley:

  • WLIM (1580 AM; 10 kW; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WLIE (540 AM; 3 kW; ISLIP, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND MULTIMEDIA, LLC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shirley:

  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WBLI (106.1 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUSB (90.1 FM; STONY BROOK, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WDRE (98.5 FM; WESTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCATING COMPANY OF WESTHAMPTON, INC.)
  • W289AD (105.7 FM; SELDEN, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WLVG (96.1 FM; CENTER MORICHES, NY; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZO (103.1 FM; BAY SHORE, NY; Owner: MID-ISLAND BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJC (94.3 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBON (107.1 FM; HAMPTON BAYS, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHR (91.9 FM; LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY; Owner: SACHEM CENTRAL SCH DIST HOLBROOK)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WBAZ (102.5 FM; BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W219BA (91.7 FM; RIDGE, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shirley:

  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • W26CE (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Shirley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.2mTotal length
  • $31,246,000Total costs
  • 148,850Total average daily traffic
  • 6,150Total average daily truck traffic
  • 115,290Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shirley)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 100 Ft W Of Wm Floyd Pky & Dune Rd (Lat: 40.730667 Lon: -72.872333), Call Sign: KNGZ793,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.760 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/1998, Expiration Date: 07/20/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2003, Registrant: County Of Suffolk, West Sayville, NY 11796
  • Corner Mcgraw St & Montauk Hwy (Lat: 40.802611 Lon: -72.872889), Call Sign: WSL760, Licensee ID: L00048023,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/1999, Expiration Date: 09/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2004, Registrant: Shirley Community Ambulance Corp, Shirley, NY 11967, Phone: (516) 399-5380
  • 1300 William Floyd Parkway (Lat: 40.825417 Lon: -72.872444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11.8 m, Overall height: 16.4 m, Call Sign: WPWF820,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5350.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2013, Certifier: Patrick Dolan, Registrant: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.C., 701 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 434-7483, Fax: (202) 434-7400, Email:
  • 1300 William Floyd Parkway (Lat: 40.825417 Lon: -72.872444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11.8 m, Overall height: 16.4 m, Call Sign: WPZR700,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5350.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/27/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2004, Certifier: Jeffrey R Blum, Registrant: Piper Rudnick, LLP, 1200 19th St., Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 861-3983, Fax: (202) 689-7544, Email:
  • 115-MASTIC-SHIRLEY, Mta - Rail Stion Mastic - Shirley (Lat: 40.798333 Lon: -72.865556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.3 m, Call Sign: WQEC759,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.537 MHz, 852.037 MHz, 852.537 MHz, 853.037 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2005, Expiration Date: 12/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper, Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
  • 1300 William Floyd Pkwy (Lat: 40.827889 Lon: -72.880944), Call Sign: WQGJ647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.200 MHz, 464.150 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2007, Expiration Date: 02/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2017, Certifier: Thomas Downs, Registrant: T.L.P. Technologies Inc., Westhampton Beach, NY 11978-7309, Phone: (631) 288-8228, Fax: (631) 288-5788, Email:
  • Lat: 40.847306 Lon: -72.874250, Call Sign: WRJC824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.112 MHz, 457.112 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2020, Expiration Date: 08/07/2030, Certifier: Karen Fischbach, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shirley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shirley)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED91$225,22042$182,786253$190,29626$63,0779$150,444
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$269,50010$129,50031$169,7423$240,0002$104,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$208,20017$166,941210$214,57636$55,7787$108,857
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$220,20010$159,500118$226,7805$83,6004$112,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$190,7502$163,50031$226,6139$118,1111$173,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1594.07 , 1594.08, 1595.05, 1595.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$224,1339$243,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$209,7142$331,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$204,4007$278,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$175,5003$285,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1594.07 , 1594.08, 1595.05, 1595.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shirley, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shirley, NY - Value

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 62. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2009, and the least - 48 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Shirley, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.4%), and Outside Fires (25.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shirley, NY
    • 31049.4%Structure Fires
    • 16225.8%Outside Fires
    • 9314.8%Other
    • 629.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shirley, NY
Most common first names in Shirley, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15373.0 years
Joseph12471.1 years
William7970.5 years
Mary7674.6 years
Frank7072.9 years
Charles5672.6 years
Anna5478.4 years
Anthony5465.5 years
Michael5364.5 years
Robert5064.6 years
Most common last names in Shirley, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1167.6 years
Williams971.7 years
Barone875.8 years
Rizzo871.8 years
Russo862.9 years
Bruno767.7 years
Johnson760.8 years
Taylor763.6 years
Barnes675.1 years
Martin672.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shirley, NY
  • 87.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shirley, NY
  • 84.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Electricity


Shirley compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Shirley on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #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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  • Robert W. Digiovanna (3)
  • Steven E. Summer (2)
  • Matthew D. Blasczak (2)
  • David Puglia (1)
  • Ronald Koppel (1)
  • Lisa E. Libretti-Landolfi (1)
  • Charles J Stronconi (1)
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  • Liam Weisner (1)

Total of 32 patent applications in 2008-2021.