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West Bay Shore is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of West Bay Shore is 40.708N. The longitude is -73.281W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,775.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Bay Shore 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 11718 ZIP code.
14% of West Bay Shore residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Bay Shore ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Bay Shore was $31,998, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of West Bay Shore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Bay Shore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $986. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,777.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Bay Shore political report.
The average commute time for West Bay Shore workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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