Center Moriches, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Center Moriches, New York - Basic Facts

The Center Moriches Census Designated Place had a population of 7,706 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Center Moriches is located at latitude 40.802 and longitude -72.7952 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Center Moriches Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Center Moriches Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389295) 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.

The Center Moriches Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Center Moriches: Centre Moriches.

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Center Moriches, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,706
Population in Households 7,601
Population in Familes 6,479
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 1,470
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $93,665
Average Household Income $118,998
Per Capita Income $40,783


Total Housing Units 2,912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,077 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 536 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $441,924
Average Home Value $502,010


Total Households 2,613
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 1,955
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.2% 0.2%
Households 0.07% 0.11%
Families -0.03% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Center Moriches, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Center Moriches to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 242 80th
Population Density # 553 54th
Diversity Index # 306 74th
Median Household Income # 314 74th
Per Capita Income # 384 68th

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