East Moriches, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 4,550
Males: 2,241 (49.3%), Females: 2,309 (50.7%)

Suffolk County

Zip code: 11940

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $62,005 (year 2000)
Median house value: $171,800 (year 2000)

Races in East Moriches:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (33.9%), Irish (28.3%), German (22.2%), English (12.7%), Polish (7.8%), United States (3.4%).

Elevation: 29 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in East Moriches

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Moriches CDP

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

3.5% Foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near East Moriches:

  • CENTRAL SUFFOLK HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; RIVERHEAD, NY)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SUNY STONY BROOK, NY)
  • BROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; PATCHOGUE, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Moriches:

  • LONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR (about 24 miles; ISLIP, NY; ID: ISP)
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 32 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 35 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Moriches:

  • LUFKER (about 1 miles; EAST MORICHES, NY; ID: O00)
  • SPADARO (about 2 miles; EAST MORICHES, NY; ID: 1N2)
  • BROOKHAVEN (about 7 miles; SHIRLEY, NY; ID: HWV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Moriches:

  • SUNY AT STONY BROOK (about 12 miles; STONY BROOK, NY; Full-time enrollment: 16,829)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE-SUFFOLK CAMPUS (about 18 miles; PATCHOGUE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,617)
  • SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-AMMERMAN CAMPUS (about 21 miles; SELDEN, NY; FT enrollment: 6,992)
  • DOWLING COLLEGE (about 27 miles; OAKDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,747)
  • SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-WESTERN CAMPUS (about 34 miles; BRENTWOOD, NY; FT enrollment: 3,485)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 36 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,100)
Public primary/middle school in East Moriches:

  • EAST MORICHES SCHOOL (Students: 745; Location: 9 ADELAIDE AVE; Grades: KG – 08)