Moriches is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Suffolk
The population was 2,319 at the 2000
Moriches is served by the William Floyd School
Moriches is located at (40.802846, -72.822444) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the CDP has a total area of 2.2 square
miles (5.6 km²), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²) of
it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (10.55%) is
As of the census
of 2000, there were 2,319
people, 1,116 households, and 669 families residing in the CDP. The
per square mile (459.2/km²). There were 1,212 housing units at an
average density of 622.3/sq mi (240.0/km²). The racial makeup
of the CDP was 94.91% White
, 0.13% Native
, 1.81% Asian
from other races
1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 3.97% of the
There were 1,116 households out of which 13.9% had children under
the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples
living together, 5.5% had a female
householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families.
30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had
someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.56.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 11.5% under the age
of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to
64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
46 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $63,672, and the
median income for a family was $74,659. Males had a median income
of $51,205 versus $35,950 for females. The per capita income
for the CDP was $34,038.
About 2.9% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the
, including 6.4% of those
under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.