East Moriches, New York

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East Moriches, New York

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High Points

East Moriches strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% East Moriches Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% East Moriches Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% East Moriches People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
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Top 13% East Moriches College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 16% East Moriches Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% East Moriches Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of East Moriches, New York

Comparing East Moriches to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 9 5
Racial Diversity 8 6
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Age of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 10 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 8
People Above Poverty 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 10 7
College Educated Adults 9 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 3
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 10
People Living Alone 1 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3

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East Moriches Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11940
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.805
Longitude -72.761

East Moriches Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 47 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 66 to 80 F
Oct Temp 48 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
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East Moriches Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,550 100%
Male 2,241 49.3%
Female 2,309 50.7%
Under 18 1,202 26.4%
18+ 3,348 73.6%
65+ 570 12.5%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.27
White 4,302 94.5%
African-American 72 1.6%
Asian 66 1.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0%
Other 46 1%
Mixed Race 51 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 235 5.2%

East Moriches Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 27.8%
Irish 22.5%
German 12.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
English 6.9%
Polish 5.2%
US/American 3.7%
Portuguese 1.4%
Hungarian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Dutch 1%
Czech 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Danish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
East Moriches 4,550 $71,000
Center Moriches 6,655 $63,986
Eastport 1,454 $52,917
Manorville 11,131 $74,894
Mastic 15,436 $54,047
Moriches 2,319 $74,659
Westhampton 2,869 $80,313
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