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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.
Center Moriches is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
Because of many things, Center Moriches is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Center Moriches really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Center Moriches perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One of the nice things about Center Moriches is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Center Moriches, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.61 minutes every day commuting to work.
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||$371,701|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,538|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||1.12%|
|$46,001 - $92,000||0.00%|
|$92,001 - $183,000||3.22%|
|$183,001 - $275,000||7.10%|
|$275,001 - $366,000||38.14%|
|$366,001 - $458,000||20.68%|
|$458,001 - $686,000||23.81%|
|$686,001 - $915,000||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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