Moriches, New York Population 2024

2,508

Moriches is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Moriches has a 2024 population of 2,508. Moriches is currently declining at a rate of -2.3% annually but its population has increased by 0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,485 in 2020.

The average household income in Moriches is $86,148 with a poverty rate of 14.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Moriches is 47.6 years, 56 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Moriches Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Moriches was:

  • White: 88.54%
  • Black or African American: 6.25%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,210.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.93% (23)
The current population of Moriches, New York is 2,508 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,485.

Moriches, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,32588.54%
Black or African American1646.25%
Two or more races732.78%
Other race582.21%
Native American50.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.04%
Asian00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Moriches Population by Race

Moriches Population Pyramid 2024

Moriches Median Age

47.6

Total

56

Male

46.5

Female

Moriches Adults

There are 2,221 adults, (714 of whom are seniors) in Moriches.

Moriches Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Moriches Sex Ratio

Female1,30349.62%
Male1,32350.38%

Moriches Population by Age

Moriches Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2692.0649.450.6
Married6242.5474.825.2
Non Family4751.1722.177.9
Female1702.8132.467.6
Male0000

2.55

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Moriches Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade723.48%
9th to 12th Grade753.63%
High School Graduate61529.75%
Some College33116.01%
Associates Degree29314.18%
Bachelors Degree42720.66%
Graduate Degree25412.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Moriches Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moriches Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7721,663638
Hispanic16512713
Black979719
Other Race333313
2+ Races282811
Native American550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 39.39%.

Moriches Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$71,071$59,976$78,344
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$39,069$0$0
Some College$59,469$60,417$44,125
Bachelors Degree$72,232$71,250$115,278
Graduate Degree$81,464$0$80,857

$71,071

Average Earnings

$59,976

Average Male

$78,344

Average Female

Moriches Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moriches Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Moriches Language

85.93% of Moriches residents speak only English, while 14.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.88% of the population.

Moriches Language

Moriches Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,11727512.99%
Black1648551.83%
Native55100%
Multiple7356.85%
Other5823.45%
Hispanic26620.75%

14.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.12%

Male Poverty Rate

13.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moriches

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moriches is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moriches is Hispanic, with 0.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.78%.

Moriches Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School24.39%
Some College18.75%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%
Less Than 9th Grade0.68%

Moriches Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.86%
Female Employed0.55%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Moriches Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moriches Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$78,469$86,148
Families$110,139$106,801
Married Families$112,222$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,493$50,723

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Moriches Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Moriches Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Moriches Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Moriches Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Moriches Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

187

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea51
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Moriches Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+91
55 to 6445
65 to 7428
35 to 5423
18 to 340

Moriches Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1879.09%
Hispanic3518.23%

Moriches Veterans by Race

Moriches Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moriches Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Moriches Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Moriches Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Moriches Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.92%

Born in Moriches

87.78%

Native Born

12.22%

Foreign Born

4.65%

Non Citizen

7.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.78% of Moriches residents were born in the United States, with 80.92% having been born in New York. 4.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moriches Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,508-59-2.3%
20232,567-59-2.25%
20222,626-59-2.2%
20212,6852008.05%
20202,485-588-19.13%
20193,073-204-6.23%
20183,2771855.98%
20173,09230210.82%
20162,790873.22%
20152,70344919.92%
20142,254984.55%
20132,156-208-8.8%
20122,364-180-7.08%
20112,544-294-10.36%
20102,83800%

Moriches Population by Year