East Moriches, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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East Moriches, New York - Basic Facts

The East Moriches Census Designated Place had a population of 5,521 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for East Moriches is located at latitude 40.8096 and longitude -72.7597 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the East Moriches Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The East Moriches Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Moriches population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

East Moriches Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map

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East Moriches, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,521
Population in Households 5,401
Population in Familes 4,654
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 1,008
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,012
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,508
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,509 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 503 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $362,870
Average Home Value $395,182
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $94,611
Average Household Income $120,208
Per Capita Income $43,962
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.69%
Households 1.14% 0.73%
Families 1.02% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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East Moriches, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Moriches to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 322 73rd
Population Density1 # 706 41st
Diversity Index2 # 490 59th
Median Household Income # 260 78th
Per Capita Income # 240 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.