Shirley, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Shirley, New York Info Snack

Population
28,640
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
6.9%
Median Home
$278,300
Median Income
$92,426
Median Rent
$1,963

Shirley SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
3

Shirley, NY Cost Of Living

128
Shirley's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Shirley New York National Average
Overall 128 119 100
Services 118 112 100
Groceries 106 110 100
Health 111 102 100
Housing 161 144 100
Transportation 105 105 100
Utilities 146 99 100

Rankings for Shirley in New York

Map Of Shirley, NY

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Population over time in Shirley

Year Population % Change
2020 28,640 -0.2%
2019 28,698 5.6%
2018 27,186 6.9%
2017 25,432 -1.0%
2016 25,691 -0.9%
2015 25,931 2.8%
2014 25,214 0.3%
2013 25,136 -11.1%
2012 28,290 0.8%
2011 28,070 -

Race / Ethnicity in Shirley

White
68.2% (19,520)
African American
7.3% (2,082)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
4.4% (1,248)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (24)
Two Or More
1.2% (347)
Hispanic
18.9% (5,419)
Race Shirley NY USA
White 68.2% 55.2% 60.1%
African American 7.3% 14.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 4.4% 8.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.6% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 18.9% 19.1% 18.2%

Gender in Shirley

Female
52.3% (14,973)
Male
47.7% (13,667)
Gender Shirley NY USA
Female 52.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Shirley for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,718)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,004)
High School / GED
39.0% (11,169)
Some College
19.0% (5,441)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (3,436)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (2,864)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,004)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Shirley NY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Shirley, New York

Less than $10,000
3.3% (94,201)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.3% (38,301)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.8% (109,039)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.1% (145,270)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (375,080)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.5% (386,467)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.8% (422,698)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.0% (572,800)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.2% (348,855)
$200,000 or more
13.0% (371,284)
Income Shirley NY USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.3% 4.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.8% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.1% 7.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 10.4% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.5% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.8% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.0% 16.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.2% 8.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 13.0% 11.5% 8.3%

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