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Riverhead, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $322,316 (it was $128,100 in 2000)
Riverhead:

$322,316
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $264,040 - $429,907

Riverhead,NY index of house prices

Total population: 13,299 (Urban population: 9,898 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 783 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,825 (5,349 occupied: 3,262 owner occupied, 2,051 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

46%

Housing density: 386 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $1,087,036.

Median contract rent in 2017: $685 (lower quartile is $493, upper quartile is $825)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,793


Median gross rent in Riverhead, NY in 2017: $762

Housing units in Riverhead with a mortgage: 1,727 (74 second mortgage, 187 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,585

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $90,590

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,811

Median monthly housing costs: $1,330


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Riverhead, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1973

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,080
  • In family households: 10,816 (1,447 male householders, 1,714 female householders)
    1,976 spouses, 3,922 children (3,715 natural, 28 adopted, 178 stepchildren), 177 grandchildren, 420 brothers or sisters, 193 parents, 409 other relatives, 484 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,877 (940 male householders (727 living alone)), 1,273 female householders (1,084 living alone)), 666 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 429

Size of family households: 1,358 2-persons, 935 3-persons, 524 4-persons, 97 5-persons, 254 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,811 1-person, 306 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 86 5-persons.

1,188 married couples with children.
888 single-parent households (34 men, 854 women).

71.3% of residents of Riverhead speak English at home.
18.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (33% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
8.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,061 (21.7%)
(41.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverhead, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverhead, New York
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1301 bedroom
  • 1,1142 bedrooms
  • 1,3253 bedrooms
  • 6494 bedrooms
  • 795+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverhead, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverhead, New York
  • 98no bedroom
  • 5421 bedroom
  • 8162 bedrooms
  • 2653 bedrooms
  • 1614 bedrooms
  • 1785+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Riverhead in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Riverhead in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 202no vehicle
  • 1,0991 vehicle
  • 1,0922 vehicles
  • 6013 vehicles
  • 2124 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Riverhead in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Riverhead in renter-occupied apartments
  • 328no vehicle
  • 1,2141 vehicle
  • 3112 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 1145+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Riverhead, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Riverhead, New York
  • 01 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 2383 rooms
  • 3304 rooms
  • 9385 rooms
  • 9136 rooms
  • 3227 rooms
  • 2238 rooms
  • 2949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverhead, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverhead, New York
  • 1001 room
  • 782 rooms
  • 5033 rooms
  • 4854 rooms
  • 4135 rooms
  • 2746 rooms
  • 777 rooms
  • 408 rooms
  • 709+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Riverhead, NY
  • Riverhead, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Riverhead, NY in 2017
  • 569Less than $10,000
  • 480$10,000 to $19,999
  • 511$20,000 to $29,999
  • 651$30,000 to $39,999
  • 358$40,000 to $49,999
  • 310$50,000 to $59,999
  • 582$60,000 to $74,999
  • 662$75,000 to $99,999
  • 337$100,000 to $124,999
  • 90$125,000 to $149,999
  • 516$150,000 to $199,999
  • 248$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Riverhead, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Riverhead, NY in 2017
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 44$30,000 to $34,999
  • 38$50,000 to $59,999
  • 30$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 29$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 30$150,000 to $174,999
  • 123$175,000 to $199,999
  • 284$200,000 to $249,999
  • 614$250,000 to $299,999
  • 940$300,000 to $399,999
  • 391$400,000 to $499,999
  • 367$500,000 to $749,999
  • 20$750,000 to $999,999
  • 36$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 40$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Riverhead, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Riverhead, NY in 2017
  • 31$100 to $149
  • 121$200 to $249
  • 109$250 to $299
  • 20$350 to $399
  • 42$400 to $449
  • 57$550 to $599
  • 6$650 to $699
  • 47$700 to $749
  • 56$750 to $799
  • 109$900 to $999
  • 329$1,000 to $1,249
  • 439$1,250 to $1,499
  • 216$1,500 to $1,999
  • 170$2,000 to $2,499
  • 76$3,000 to $3,499
  • 63No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.0%
Number of people working at home: 440 (7.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 223
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 922
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,348
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 612
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 508
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 203
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 500
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 180
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 205
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 483
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 533
  • 90 or more minutes: 174
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Riverhead

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,381 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 742 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 162 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 47 (0%)
  • Railroad: 37 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 78 (1%)
  • Walked: 124 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 440 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 23.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 3.7%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Riverhead, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Riverhead, New York
  • 1,1222010 or later
  • 6922000 to 2009
  • 6141990 to 1999
  • 2881980 to 1989
  • 921970 to 1979
  • 348Before 1970
Ancestries in Riverhead, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Polish: 895 (10.6%)
  • Italian: 636 (7.5%)
  • Irish: 454 (5.4%)
  • German: 442 (5.2%)
  • American: 213 (2.5%)
  • Jamaican: 135 (1.6%)
  • English: 123 (1.5%)
  • African: 118 (1.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 96 (1.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 77 (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 59 (0.7%)
  • Greek: 55 (0.7%)
  • Romanian: 44 (0.5%)
  • British: 26 (0.3%)
  • Bulgarian: 25 (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 22 (0.3%)
  • Turkish: 11 (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 10 (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 4 (0.05%)
  • Swedish: 3 (0.04%)
  • Czech: 2 (0.02%)
  • Norwegian: 2 (0.02%)
  • Portuguese: 2 (0.02%)
  • Slavic: 2 (0.02%)
  • Austrian: 1 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Guatemala
Riverhead:

43.5% (1,332)
New York:

1.4% (64,973)

Poland
Riverhead:

11.7% (359)
New York:

1.6% (72,726)

Ukraine
Riverhead:

6.4% (196)
New York:

1.8% (78,709)

Lithuania
Riverhead:

5.3% (161)
New York:

0.1% (3,415)

Ecuador
Riverhead:

4.7% (145)
New York:

4.0% (178,569)

El Salvador
Riverhead:

4.5% (139)
New York:

2.5% (112,065)

Peru
Riverhead:

4.1% (124)
New York:

1.2% (54,121)

Colombia
Riverhead:

3.2% (99)
New York:

2.3% (103,694)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Riverhead:

2.0% (60)
New York:

8.9% (401,276)

Taiwan
Riverhead:

1.6% (50)
New York:

0.7% (32,649)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,977
  • Other state: 1,687
  • Northeast: 400
  • Midwest: 342
  • South: 912
  • West: 46

90.5% of Riverhead residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42.9% lived in New York.


Riverhead:

90.5%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 111
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 73
  • 5th and 6th grade: 92
  • 7th and 8th grade: 265
  • 9th grade: 104
  • 10th grade: 103
  • 11th grade: 178
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 262
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,441
  • Less than 1 year of college: 439
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 421
  • Associate degree: 360
  • Bachelor's degree: 681
  • Master's degree: 157
  • Professional school degree: 46
  • Doctorate degree: 36
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 223
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 42
  • 5th and 6th grade: 144
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 74
  • 10th grade: 188
  • 11th grade: 119
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 58
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,039
  • Less than 1 year of college: 281
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 748
  • Associate degree: 456
  • Bachelor's degree: 652
  • Master's degree: 250
  • Professional school degree: 48
  • Doctorate degree: 14
Educational Attainment for Females
Riverhead marital status for males
Riverhead marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,348
  • One, attached: 508
  • Two: 256
  • 3 or 4: 274
  • 5 to 9: 546
  • 10 to 19: 486
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 95
  • Mobile homes: 335
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $87,904

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Riverhead
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverhead, NY
  • 58.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 38.5%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverhead, NY
  • 42.6%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.7%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 83
Here:

7.4%
New York:

13.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

5.5%
New York:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

9.6%
New York:

33.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability