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Dering Harbor, New York
Village
Village of Dering Harbor
Dering-harbor-map.png
Country United States
State New York
County Suffolk
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11
 • Density 37/sq mi (15.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-20379
GNIS feature ID 0948345

Dering Harbor is a village in the Town of Shelter Island, Suffolk County, New York, in the U.S. It is located on the north side of the island of Shelter Island, east of the hamlet of Shelter Island Heights. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 11, making it the least populated village in the State of New York.

Geography

Dering Harbor is located at 41° 5' 35" North, 72° 20' 43" West (41.093155, -72.345242). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), of which, 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it is land and 4.00% is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 3
1930 39 1,200.0%
1940 34 −12.8%
1950 4 −88.2%
1960 19 375.0%
1970 24 26.3%
1980 16 −33.3%
1990 28 75.0%
2000 13 −53.6%
2010 11 −15.4%
Est. 2015 11 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 13 people, 6 households, and 3 families residing in the village. The population density was 54.1 people per square mile (20.9/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 133.2 per square mile (51.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.31% White and 7.69% Native American.

There were 6 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 50.0% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 15.4% under the age of 18, 23.1% from 18 to 24, 7.7% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 116.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $98,750. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the village was $43,185. No one in the village was below the poverty line.

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