Moriches, New York

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Moriches, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Moriches Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Moriches Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Moriches Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Moriches People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Moriches Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
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Top 11% Moriches College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Moriches Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Moriches, New York

Comparing 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 Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 6
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 1 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4

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Moriches Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11955
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.807
Longitude -72.821

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 9.4 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 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 81 F
Oct Temp 44 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 57 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
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Moriches Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,319 100%
Male 1,164 50.2%
Female 1,155 49.8%
Under 18 267 11.5%
18+ 2,052 88.5%
65+ 537 23.2%
Median Age 45.6
Average Family Size 2.56
White 2,201 94.9%
African-American 29 1.3%
Asian 42 1.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 15 0.6%
Mixed Race 29 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 92 4%

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 28.1%
Irish 24.8%
German 12.7%
Polish 7.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
English 4.3%
US/American 3.3%
Russian 2.2%
Norwegian 1%
Greek 0.9%
Portuguese 0.8%
British 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Jamaican 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Turkish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Celtic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Moriches 2,319 $74,659
Center Moriches 6,655 $63,986
East Moriches 4,550 $71,000
Manorville 11,131 $74,894
Mastic 15,436 $54,047
Mastic Beach 11,543 $49,219
Shirley 25,395 $58,146
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