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Shelter Island Heights is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Shelter Island Heights is 41.083N. The longitude is -72.356W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 981.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shelter Island Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11964 ZIP code.
18% of Shelter Island Heights residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shelter Island Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shelter Island Heights was $34,083, compared with $21,587 nationally.
50% of Shelter Island Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shelter Island Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $860. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,514.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shelter Island Heights political report.
The average commute time for Shelter Island Heights workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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