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About Center Moriches
Center Moriches is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,580 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Center Moriches is the 234th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Center Moriches are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Unlike some towns, Center Moriches isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Center Moriches are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Center Moriches is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Center Moriches who work in management occupations (15.55%), office and administrative support (11.67%) and sales jobs (9.53%).
Center Moriches is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Center Moriches’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Center Moriches is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Center Moriches is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Center Moriches, the average commute to work is 30.61 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Center Moriches are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.62% of adults in Center Moriches having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Center Moriches in 2010 was $35,537, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,148 for a family of four. However, Center Moriches contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Center Moriches home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Center Moriches residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Center Moriches also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Center Moriches include Italian, Irish, German, English and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Center Moriches is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|CENTER MORICHES INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,597|
|CENTER MORICHES HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.63%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.37%|
|TYPE OF CENTER MORICHES HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||92.65%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.40%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.67%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.28%|
|SIZE OF CENTER MORICHES HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.78%|
|AGE OF CENTER MORICHES HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.35%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||44.62%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||33.70%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.33%|
|CENTER MORICHES REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$372,773|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,543|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||1.12%|
|$46,001 - $92,000||0.00%|
|$92,001 - $184,000||3.22%|
|$184,001 - $275,000||7.10%|
|$275,001 - $367,000||38.14%|
|$367,001 - $459,000||20.68%|
|$459,001 - $688,000||23.81%|
|$688,001 - $918,000||5.93%|
|PEOPLE OF CENTER MORICHES||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.37%|
|5 TO 17||18.71%|
|18 TO 24||7.01%|
|25 TO 34||11.40%|
|35 TO 54||33.10%|
|55 TO 64||12.24%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.17%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.95%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$85,276|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,537|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Construction (16.11%)
Public Service (7.89%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.30%)
Information Technology (2.03%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.47%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.20%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.01%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.96%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.40%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.24%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (27.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.10%)
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