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Encyclopedia > Shoreham, New York

Shoreham is a village in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 417 at the 2000 census. Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “NY” redirects here. ...

The Village of Shoreham is inside the Town of Brookhaven. Brookhaven, New York is a town (county subdivision) in central Suffolk County, New York. ...



Shoreham is located at 40°57′25″N, 72°54′31″W (40.956866, -72.908727)GR1.

The Village of Shoreham, described above, is located within the Town of Shoreham, which is located within Brookhaven Township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²), all land. Both East Shoreham and Shoreham share a Post Office, which has 11786 as the zip code. Most people refer to East Shoreham as Shoreham. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 417 people, 145 households, and 126 families residing in the village. The population density was 365.9/km² (938.3/mi²). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 143.0/km² (366.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.20% White, 2.40% Asian, 2.16% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.88% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...

There were 145 households out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.1% were non-families. 11.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.11. “Spouse” redirects here. ...

In the village the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 17.7% from 25 to 44, 36.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $109,719, and the median income for a family was $116,985. Males had a median income of $81,873 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $37,620. None of the families and 1.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


At Shoreham, Nikola Tesla built the Wardenclyffe Tower, which was dismantled in 1917. Nowadays there is the static inverter plant of the HVDC Cross Sound Cable. Wardenclyffe Tower located in Shoreham], Long Island, New York. ... A static inverter station is the terminal equipment for a high voltage direct current transmission line, in which direct current is converted to three-phase alternating current, and, usually, the reverse. ... HVDC or high-voltage, direct current electric power transmission systems contrast with the more common alternating-current systems as a means for the bulk transmission of electrical power. ... The Cross Sound Cable is a 40 kilometer (about 24. ...

It was at Shoreham where an approved Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant was later disapproved as the result of public protest. The builder, Long Island Lighting Company (LILCO), was partially reimbursed for money spent on construction. The municipal bonds that were floated to reimburse the builder are being paid off by a special levy on the electric bills of residents of Long Island. This was the last attempt to construct a Nuclear Power plant in the US. The region is currently served by a coal-fired plant. Shoreham Nuclear, before going off-line The Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant was a General Electric boiling water reactor located in Wading River, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, 60 miles east of Manhattan. ... LILCO Logo of the 80s and 90s The Long Island Lighting Company, or LILCo [ lil-co ], was an electrical power company for Long Island, New York. ... Map showing Long Island; to the north is Connecticut and to the west are New York City and New Jersey. ...

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Incorporated Village of Shoreham, New York (1222 words)
It is hereby declared and found that the health, welfare and safety of the inhabitants of the Village of Shoreham require regulations supplementing Article 7 of the New York State Agriculture and Markets Law and pertaining to the licensure, seizure and disposition of privately owned dogs.
Run at large in the incorporated areas of the Village of Shoreham elsewhere than on the premises of such person or on the premises of another person with the consent of such other person by means of a rope, leash or other similar device.
The person who last obtained a license for a dog pursuant to the provisions of Article 7 of the New York State Agriculture and Markets Law shall be presumed, for the purposes of this local law, to be the owner of such dog.
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