Shirley, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,774 housing units in Shirley. This represents a 10.7% growth from 7,021 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,774 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shirley is about 83.8%. Shirley's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.4%. Average household size is 3.43 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shirley were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.10%
One Bedroom2.10%
Two Bedrooms15.20%
Three Bedrooms55.40%
Four Bedrooms19.60%
Five Bedrooms or more7.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.42
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$122,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$125,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.46
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$764

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage8.30%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage66.70%
Debt Free17%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.9%