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Shirley
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Shirley is a suburb of New York City with a population of 26,498. Shirley is in Suffolk County. Living in Shirley offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Shirley and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Shirley are above average.

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About Shirley...
Population
26,498

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$355,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,010
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Shirley Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Shirley

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$109,821
National
$75,149

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