29.7 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Shirley, New York in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.
This number was 14.3 percent lower than the state average of 44 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 27,186.
85 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Shirley, New York residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.
Degree distribution in Shirley, New York for 2017*
Regular high school diploma
GED or alternative credential
Some college less than 1 year
Some college 1 or more years no degree
Professional school degree
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.