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Riverhead, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $361,928 (it was $128,100 in 2000)
Riverhead:

$361,928
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $279,302 - $454,183

Riverhead,NY index of house prices

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

Houses: 5,727 (5,322 occupied: 3,028 owner occupied, 2,269 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

46%

Housing density: 379 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $189,669.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,227 (lower quartile is $794, upper quartile is $1,683)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $977


Median gross rent in Riverhead, NY in 2019: $1,427

Housing units in Riverhead with a mortgage: 1,703 (37 second mortgage, 142 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,274

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $93,588

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $55,017

Median monthly housing costs: $1,473

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

Median year apartment built: 1991

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,126
  • Male householders: 2,392 (727 living alone), Female householders: 2,926 (1,194 living alone)
  • 2,098 spouses (2,087 opposite-sex spouses), 211 unmarried partners, (190 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,661 children (3,387 natural, 12 adopted, 257 stepchildren), 240 grandchildren, 327 brothers or sisters, 183 parents, 0 foster children, 724 other relatives, 1,015 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 398

Size of family households: 1,358 2-persons, 845 3-persons, 387 4-persons, 230 5-persons, 171 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,903 1-person, 198 2-persons, 52 5-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

1,464 married couples with children.
616 single-parent households (18 men, 598 women).

62.4% of residents of Riverhead speak English at home.
24.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (28% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
11.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 51% speak English well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 4,097 (29.0%)
(41.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.3
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
  • 1751 bedroom
  • 7962 bedrooms
  • 1,4333 bedrooms
  • 4764 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverhead, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverhead, New York
  • 78no bedroom
  • 6691 bedroom
  • 8892 bedrooms
  • 3353 bedrooms
  • 2034 bedrooms
  • 905+ 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
  • 156no vehicle
  • 1,1951 vehicle
  • 8652 vehicles
  • 5613 vehicles
  • 2054 vehicles
  • 725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Riverhead in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Riverhead in renter-occupied apartments
  • 332no vehicle
  • 1,2431 vehicle
  • 4182 vehicles
  • 1193 vehicles
  • 534 vehicles
  • 855+ 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
  • 302 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 2914 rooms
  • 8125 rooms
  • 8596 rooms
  • 4247 rooms
  • 3088 rooms
  • 1819+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverhead, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverhead, New York
  • 781 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 5123 rooms
  • 6424 rooms
  • 4245 rooms
  • 2136 rooms
  • 2397 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 609+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 2019
  • 281Less than $10,000
  • 495$10,000 to $19,999
  • 454$20,000 to $29,999
  • 606$30,000 to $39,999
  • 497$40,000 to $49,999
  • 238$50,000 to $59,999
  • 591$60,000 to $74,999
  • 458$75,000 to $99,999
  • 470$100,000 to $124,999
  • 190$125,000 to $149,999
  • 437$150,000 to $199,999
  • 400$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Riverhead, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Riverhead, NY in 2019
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 64$40,000 to $49,999
  • 38$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21$60,000 to $69,999
  • 31$80,000 to $89,999
  • 28$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • 72$175,000 to $199,999
  • 297$200,000 to $249,999
  • 488$250,000 to $299,999
  • 890$300,000 to $399,999
  • 439$400,000 to $499,999
  • 302$500,000 to $749,999
  • 38$750,000 to $999,999
  • 23$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 64$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Riverhead, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Riverhead, NY in 2019
  • 21$100 to $149
  • 55$150 to $199
  • 66$200 to $249
  • 88$250 to $299
  • 33$350 to $399
  • 25$450 to $499
  • 96$500 to $549
  • 94$650 to $699
  • 28$700 to $749
  • 107$750 to $799
  • 61$800 to $899
  • 106$900 to $999
  • 421$1,000 to $1,249
  • 316$1,250 to $1,499
  • 372$1,500 to $1,999
  • 91$2,000 to $2,499
  • 64$2,500 to $2,999
  • 153$3,000 to $3,499
  • 89No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.0%
Number of people working at home: 349 (5.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 107
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 757
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,145
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 762
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 376
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 179
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 911
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 179
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 239
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,096
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 513
  • 90 or more minutes: 174
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Riverhead

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,654 (85.6%)
  • Carpooled: 872 (6.4%)
  • Bus: 145 (1.1%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 26 (0.2%)
  • Taxi: 214 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 297 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 372 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 26.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 23.3%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
  • 1,6972010 or later
  • 1,1642000 to 2009
  • 7851990 to 1999
  • 2881980 to 1989
  • 921970 to 1979
  • 348Before 1970
Ancestries in Riverhead, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Polish: 1,101 (11.6%)
  • American: 530 (5.6%)
  • Italian: 448 (4.7%)
  • Irish: 398 (4.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 202 (2.1%)
  • German: 156 (1.6%)
  • Jamaican: 138 (1.5%)
  • European: 137 (1.4%)
  • English: 119 (1.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 103 (1.1%)
  • African: 83 (0.9%)
  • Ghanaian: 70 (0.7%)
  • Greek: 56 (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 45 (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 45 (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 21 (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 17 (0.2%)
  • British: 17 (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 16 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 16 (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 16 (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 14 (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 11 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 8 (0.08%)
  • Norwegian: 7 (0.07%)
  • Swedish: 7 (0.07%)
  • Turkish: 6 (0.06%)
  • Slavic: 4 (0.04%)

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

Guatemala
Riverhead:

32.6% (1,365)
New York:

1.5% (65,336)

El Salvador
Riverhead:

13.2% (554)
New York:

2.4% (107,283)

Poland
Riverhead:

12.8% (538)
New York:

1.6% (68,983)

Colombia
Riverhead:

8.3% (348)
New York:

2.4% (104,023)

Ukraine
Riverhead:

5.4% (225)
New York:

1.7% (75,403)

Jamaica
Riverhead:

3.9% (162)
New York:

5.2% (228,914)

Ecuador
Riverhead:

2.9% (121)
New York:

3.9% (170,574)

Honduras
Riverhead:

2.8% (117)
New York:

1.2% (54,415)

Bangladesh
Riverhead:

2.4% (99)
New York:

2.3% (100,514)

Lithuania
Riverhead:

2.2% (91)
New York:

0.1% (3,252)

India
Riverhead:

2.0% (82)
New York:

3.6% (161,045)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Riverhead:

1.8% (75)
New York:

9.1% (403,478)

Ghana
Riverhead:

1.6% (69)
New York:

0.7% (33,129)

Other South America
Riverhead:

1.5% (63)
New York:

0.2% (9,372)

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

  • This state: 8,326
  • Other state: 1,491
  • Northeast: 450
  • Midwest: 29
  • South: 907
  • West: 106

89.9% of Riverhead residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74.9% lived in New York.


Riverhead:

89.9%
State average:

89.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 191
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 118
  • 5th and 6th grade: 302
  • 7th and 8th grade: 248
  • 9th grade: 143
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 127
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 128
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,506
  • Less than 1 year of college: 418
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 239
  • Associate degree: 438
  • Bachelor's degree: 508
  • Master's degree: 288
  • Professional school degree: 150
  • Doctorate degree: 24
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 119
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 51
  • 5th and 6th grade: 119
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 167
  • 10th grade: 123
  • 11th grade: 102
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 229
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,079
  • Less than 1 year of college: 322
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 571
  • Associate degree: 353
  • Bachelor's degree: 680
  • Master's degree: 284
  • Professional school degree: 110
  • Doctorate degree: 26
Educational Attainment for Females
Riverhead marital status for males
Riverhead marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,307
  • One, attached: 444
  • Two: 226
  • 3 or 4: 496
  • 5 to 9: 397
  • 10 to 19: 324
  • 20 to 49: 51
  • 50 or more: 119
  • Mobile homes: 355

Median worth of mobile homes: $74,448

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 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
  • 49.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 45.1%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverhead, NY
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.8%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 47
Here:

4.1%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

2.9%
New York:

37.4%
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