Shirley

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  2. Shirley Statistics
  3. Shirley Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Shirley Employment Information
  5. Shirley Family Information
  6. Shirley Education Information
  7. Shirley Business Information
  8. Shirley Public Benefits Information
  9. Shirley Criminal Information
  10. Shirley Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Shirley Zip Codes


Shirley Legal Resources

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Shirley Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 6,373
  • Land Area (2000): 38.146 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.197 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): SHIRLEY, SHIRLEY CENTER, SHIRLEY CTR

Shirley Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2001 6,403 2003 6,546 2005 7,580
2002 6,452 2004 Not Available 2006 7,658

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Houses (2000): 2,156

Shirley Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 3,782 59.39%
 Rural, Farm 32 0.50%
 Rural, Non-farm 2,554 40.11%

Shirley Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shirley Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 2,433
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $90,378,000 / $22,209,000

Shirley Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 2,959 2,776 183 6.19% 62
1991 2,938 2,702 236 8.03% 80
1992 3,310 3,084 226 6.84% 68
1993 3,319 3,128 191 5.76% 58
1994 3,340 3,168 172 5.16% 52
1995 3,478 3,321 157 4.52% 45
1996 3,530 3,397 133 3.75% 37
1997 3,616 3,510 106 2.93% 29
1998 3,525 3,429 96 2.73% 27
1999 3,614 3,510 104 2.88% 29
2000 3,599 3,517 83 2.30% 23
2001 3,681 3,545 136 3.70% 37
2002 3,592 3,399 193 5.38% 54
2003 3,575 3,365 210 5.87% 59
2004 3,535 3,368 167 4.72% 47
2005 3,573 3,406 166 4.65% 46
2006 3,604 3,423 181 5.02% 50
2007 3,634 3,461 173 4.77% 48
2008 3,645 3,465 179 4.92% 49
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 3,659 3,456 203 5.55% 55
Feb 2008 3,635 3,449 186 5.12% 51
Mar 2008 3,649 3,462 187 5.12% 51
Apr 2008 3,605 3,469 136 3.77% 38
May 2008 3,583 3,428 155 4.33% 43
Jun 2008 3,670 3,480 190 5.18% 52
Jul 2008 3,686 3,510 176 4.77% 48
Aug 2008 3,684 3,500 184 4.99% 50
Sep 2008 3,631 3,433 198 5.45% 55
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Shirley Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 178 11.79%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 154 10.20%
3. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 144 9.54%
4. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 103 6.82%
5. Educational Services 98 6.49%
6. Public Administration 90 5.96%
7. Repair and Maintenance 79 5.23%
8. Metal Manufactuing 60 3.97%
9. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 48 3.18%
10. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 42 2.78%
11. Accommodation and Food Services 39 2.58%
12. Machinery Manufacturing 38 2.52%
13. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 38 2.52%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 35 2.32%
15. Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing 26 1.72%
16. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 25 1.66%
17. Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies, Wholesale 23 1.52%
18. Truck Transportation 21 1.39%
19. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 19 1.26%
20. Chemical Manufacturing 19 1.26%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 179 13.39%
2. Educational Services 127 9.50%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 94 7.03%
4. Finance and Insurance 90 6.73%
5. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 84 6.28%
6. Public Administration 76 5.68%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 72 5.39%
8. Other Transportation 44 3.29%
9. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 44 3.29%
10. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 42 3.14%
11. Printing and Related Manufacturing 39 2.92%
12. Social Assistance 38 2.84%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 29 2.17%
14. Construction 27 2.02%
15. Food and Beverage Stores 27 2.02%
16. Paper Manufacturing 24 1.80%
17. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 23 1.72%
18. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 21 1.57%
19. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 19 1.42%
20. Department and Other General Stores 18 1.35%

Shirley Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 142 9.40%
2. Vehicle Mechanics 128 8.48%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 112 7.42%
4. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 84 5.56%
5. Other Production Occupations 74 4.90%
6. Engineers 56 3.71%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 55 3.64%
8. Computer Specialists 51 3.38%
9. Operations Managers Non Finance 51 3.38%
10. Other Installation / Maintenance 43 2.85%
11. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 37 2.45%
12. Law Enforcement Workers 35 2.32%
13. Other Office and Admin Support 32 2.12%
14. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 32 2.12%
15. Entertainers and Performers / Sports 31 2.05%
16. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 31 2.05%
17. Carpenters 29 1.92%
18. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 29 1.92%
19. Other Construction Trades 26 1.72%
20. Other Health Occupations 26 1.72%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 124 9.27%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 90 6.73%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 54 4.04%
4. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 51 3.81%
5. Accountants and Auditors 46 3.44%
6. Cashiers 45 3.37%
7. Other Production Occupations 45 3.37%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 44 3.29%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 43 3.22%
10. Registered Nurses 40 2.99%
11. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 36 2.69%
12. Customer Service Representatives 36 2.69%
13. Assemblers and Fabricators 35 2.62%
14. Business Operations Specialists 35 2.62%
15. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 35 2.62%
16. Financial Managers 35 2.62%
17. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 31 2.32%
18. Child Care Workers 28 2.09%
19. Health Technologists and Technicians 28 2.09%
20. Operations Managers Non Finance 26 1.94%

Shirley Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 2,640 51.43%
15-35 hours 711 13.85%
1-14 hours 131 2.55%
No regular hours 1,651 32.16%

Shirley Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 77 2.83%
5 AM-5:29 AM 80 2.94%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 111 4.08%
6 AM-6:29 AM 451 16.59%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 321 11.81%
7 AM-7:29 AM 372 13.68%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 416 15.30%
8 AM-8:29 AM 352 12.95%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 118 4.34%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 89 3.27%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 47 1.73%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 12 0.44%
Noon-3:59 PM 164 6.03%
4 PM-11:59 PM 109 4.01%

Shirley Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 51 1.88%
5-9 255 9.38%
10-14 342 12.58%
15-19 272 10.00%
20-24 260 9.56%
25-29 143 5.26%
30-34 456 16.77%
35-39 139 5.11%
40-44 158 5.81%
45-59 332 12.21%
60-89 190 6.99%
At least 90 121 4.45%

Shirley Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 7 0.26% 1,316 48.40%
30-44 0 0.00% 753 27.69%
45-59 0 0.00% 332 12.21%
At least 60 23 0.85% 288 10.59%

Shirley Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 39 1.40%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 220 7.88%
 Car / truck / van, solo 2,427 86.96%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 0 0.00%
 Public transportation 30 1.07%
 Walked 3 0.11%
 Worked at home 72 2.58%

Shirley Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shirley Family Information

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Households (2000): 2,061 (5,275 people)
Families (2000): 1,418 (4,426 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 654
People at same address in 1995: 3,505

Shirley Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 144 6.99%
$10,000-$14,999 66 3.20%
$15,000-$19,999 80 3.88%
$20,000-$24,999 113 5.48%
$25,000-$29,999 131 6.36%
$30,000-$34,999 99 4.80%
$35,000-$39,999 90 4.37%
$40,000-$44,999 123 5.97%
$45,000-$49,999 91 4.42%
$50,000-$59,999 222 10.77%
$60,000-$74,999 253 12.28%
$75,000-$99,999 358 17.37%
$100,000-$124,999 142 6.89%
$125,000-$149,999 116 5.63%
$150,000-$199,999 15 0.73%
$200,000 or more 18 0.87%

Shirley Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 524 25.35%
 Family, 2 people 551 26.66%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 104 5.03%
 Family, 3 people 354 17.13%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 7 0.34%
 Family, 4 people 350 16.93%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 5 0.24%
 Family, 5 people 110 5.32%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 6 people 50 2.42%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 11 0.53%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Shirley Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 1,663 29.50%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 788 13.98%
Public Assistance 30 0.53%
Retirement 341 6.05%
Self Employment 312 5.53%
Social Security 518 9.19%
Supplemental Security 79 1.40%
Wage / Salary 1,627 28.86%
Other 279 4.95%

Shirley Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 618 53.83%
 With children under 18 530 46.17%

Shirley Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 340 10.90%
 Married 1,745 55.93%
 Never Married 965 30.93%
 Widowed 70 2.24%

Shirley Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 230 11.06%
 Married 1,281 61.59%
 Never Married 372 17.88%
 Widowed 197 9.47%

Shirley Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shirley Education Information

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Shirley Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 277 5.51%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 792 15.76%
 High school diploma or equivalent 1,630 32.44%
 Some college, no degree 1,125 22.39%
 Associate degree 309 6.15%
 Bachelors degree 602 11.98%
 Graduate or professional degree 290 5.77%

Shirley Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 64 1.00% 58 0.91% 122 1.91%
Kindergarten 36 0.56% 6 0.09% 42 0.66%
Grades 1-4 279 4.38% 33 0.52% 312 4.90%
Grades 5-8 340 5.34% 28 0.44% 368 5.77%
Grades 9-12 377 5.92% 46 0.72% 423 6.64%
Undergrad college 122 1.91% 50 0.78% 172 2.70%
Graduate or professional school 35 0.55% 0 0.00% 35 0.55%
Total 1,253 19.66% 221 3.47% 1,474 23.13%

Shirley Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shirley Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 294
Shirley Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shirley Public Benefits Information

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Shirley Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 5,090 96.73%
 Below Poverty Level 172 3.27%

Shirley Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shirley Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,097

Shirley Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2001 0.781 0.000 0.156 0.000 0.937 0.000 3.592 4.529 0.156 8.277
2002 0.620 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.620 0.000 1.705 3.255 0.155 5.115
2003 0.306 0.306 0.000 0.000 0.611 0.000 2.750 3.666 0.000 6.416
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 0.528 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.528 0.000 0.923 1.979 0.000 2.902
2006 0.392 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.392 0.000 0.914 1.828 0.392 3.134
2007 0.653 0.261 0.000 0.000 0.914 0.000 0.914 2.741 0.392 4.046

Shirley Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 1 9
2005 5 11
2006 4 12
2007 4 12

Shirley Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 59
2002 37

Shirley Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shirley Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Shirley Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 776 12.18%
10-19 Years 719 11.28%
20-29 Years 890 13.97%
30-39 Years 1,286 20.18%
40-49 Years 1,223 19.19%
50-59 Years 697 10.94%
60-69 Years 368 5.77%
70-79 Years 301 4.72%
80-89 Years 101 1.58%
90+ Years 12 0.19%

Shirley Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 3,693 57.95%
 Female 2,680 42.05%

Shirley Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 5,251 82.39%
 Hispanic/Latino 437 6.86%
 African-American 415 6.51%
 Asian 133 2.09%
 Multiracial 92 1.44%
 Amerindian 25 0.39%
 Other Race 15 0.24%
 Pacific Islander 5 0.08%

Shirley Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 1,277 20.30%
2. English 920 14.62%
3. French Non-Basque 808 12.84%
4. German 601 9.55%
5. Italian 517 8.22%
6. French Canadian 497 7.90%
7. Polish 342 5.44%
8. United States Or American 276 4.39%
9. Scottish 173 2.75%
10. Portuguese 101 1.61%

Shirley Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 5,143 85.75%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 469 7.82%
3. French 83 1.38%
4. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 64 1.07%
5. German 46 0.77%
6. Korean 36 0.60%
7. Polish 21 0.35%
8. Arabic 21 0.35%
9. Italian 19 0.32%
10. Japanese 17 0.28%

Shirley Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 5,914 92.87%
 Naturalized immigrant 218 3.42%
 Not a citizen 236 3.71%

Shirley Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Shirley Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shirley Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01464