Center Moriches, New York Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

You've probably heard of Center Moriches, but do you know how many people live there? Center Moriches is a census-designated place located in Suffolk County, New York. The city is named for a Native American who lived in the area. In 1691, Col. William Smith bought land in the area and began settling people. The area eventually became a popular vacation spot for the people of New York City.

The population of Center Moriches is 8.639 people, and most live in the central section. This unincorporated area stretches from Sunrise Highway on the north to Moriches Bay. It is part of the Montauk Highway and has most of its shops and restaurants along Main Street. The southern portion of the city contains several private docks and marinas. The median household income is $79,973.

In 2015, the city had an average rent burden of 18.0%. The rate of rent burden in Center Moriches was lower than the state average of 32.2%. In 2016, there were less renters in Center Moriches than in Calverton, with only 18.0% of households renting. In addition, the median household income of Center Moriches City was $13,919, which is lower than the national average of $23,560.

Data on the number of people living in Center Moriches City are based on US Census Bureau censuses and QuickFacts estimates. These estimates are not comparable to other geographical levels and may be affected by sampling errors. QuickFacts data are derived from census records, US Census bureau, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Using data from these sources, QuickFacts can help you make educated decisions.