Shelter Island Heights, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,373 housing units in Shelter Island Heights. This represents a 9.8% growth from 1,250 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,373 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shelter Island Heights is about 92%. Shelter Island Heights's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 66.5%. Average household size is 2.15 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shelter Island Heights were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom1.90%
Two Bedrooms14.60%
Three Bedrooms49.20%
Four Bedrooms23.30%
Five Bedrooms or more10.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1969
Median Value of occupied units$319,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$287,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.68
Median year structure was built1957
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$475

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan3.40%
Simple Mortgage40.20%
Debt Free56.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.1%