Population: 5,446

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 65%
Single 35%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, East Moriches has a very low population density. East Moriches is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,001 East Moriches
27,441 New York

City Info

East Moriches, NY is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. East Moriches has a population density of 1,001, with 5,446 current residents.

Out of the 5,446 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 65% of the residents are married and 35% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 57% Sun
  • 46% Rain
  • 27% Snow


54°F average temperature

  • 31 years Median home age
  • $389,170 Median home price
  • -7.31% Home appreciation rate
  • 26.26% Annual property tax
  • 78.8%
    Homes owned
  • 11.4%
    Homes rented
  • 9.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in East Moriches, the air quality is 31% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 46% rainy, and 27% snowy. The average temperature is 54°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in East Moriches, you should know that 78.8% of homes are owned while 11.4% of homes are rented, and 9.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $389,170, the median age of homes is 31 years, the annual home appreciation is -7.31% and the annual property tax is 26.26%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of East Moriches, it’s important to determine the crime rate. East Moriches’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in East Moriches is 41 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 52.53% Democratic, 46.53% Republican, and 0.94% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 87%
    High school diploma
  • 11%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 14%
    Bachelors degree
  • 12%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at East Moriches, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.30% of residents are unemployed in East Moriches (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed East Moriches residents: 12.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 21.88% are in the arts and sciences field, 22.6% are in the customer service field, 26.2% are in the sales field, 0.73% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 5.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 86.82%, 10.80% of residents have an associate’s degree, 13.92% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 11.79% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in East Moriches, you should be aware that the average commute time is 34 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of East Moriches have a few different options. 85% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.

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