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Bay Shore - Town vs. County Stats

Bay Shore - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Bay Shore: $528,100 / County Avg $797,100

33%

Avg Taxes in Bay Shore: $11,900 / County Avg $12,200

49%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Bay Shore: 2,604 / County Avg 2,918

45%

Avg Price per/ft2 in Bay Shore: $203 / County Avg $273

74%

Avg Walkscore in Bay Shore: 40 / County Avg 27

74%

Avg Year Built in Bay Shore: 1964 / County Avg 1974

50%

Avg Days on Website in Bay Shore: 84 / County Avg 114

37%

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Bay Shore is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 26,433 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Bay Shore is the 62nd largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Bay Shore are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.

Unlike some towns, Bay Shore isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bay Shore are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bay Shore is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bay Shore who work in office and administrative support (14.85%), sales jobs (9.93%), and management occupations (9.05%).
Bay Shore is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Bay Shore is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Bay Shore, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

In terms of college education, Bay Shore is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.29% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bay Shore in 2010 was $27,969, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,876 for a family of four. However, Bay Shore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bay Shore is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bay Shore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bay Shore residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bay Shore also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.21% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bay Shore include Irish, German, English, and Haitian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Bay Shore's cultural character, accounting for 23.72% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Bay Shore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.

MEDIAN HOME VALUE:
$415,494
BAY SHORE, NY HOME PRICES
% OF HOMES
1.5%1.5%
1.6%1.6%
10.1%10.1%
14.1%14.1%
31.1%31.1%
28.0%28.0%
7.5%7.5%
1.5%1.5%
4.6%4.6%
NeighborhoodScout.com
> $1,101,000 $825,001 - $1,101,000 $550,001 - $825,000 $440,001 - $550,000 $330,001 - $440,000 $220,001 - $330,000 $110,001 - $220,000 $55,001 - $110,000 $0 - $55,000 0.0%100.0%
VALUE RELATIVE TO NATION
VALUE RELATIVE TO STATE

NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS:
9,431
Neighborhoods in Bay Shore NY
Islip