In Suffolk County there is a thriving town known as Riverhead, New York. Situated on the north shore of Long Island, Riverhead had a population around 33,506 residents according to the Census of 2010. Resting at the mouth of the Peconic River, Riverhead has been the county seat of Suffolk since 1727. Riverhead has a great location just 76 miles from New York City and 166 miles from Boston. Not only is Riverhead in close proximity to such iconic destinations, but it is also home to remarkable options for shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation. Among its most noteworthy locales you’ll find Wading River, Reeves Beach and Iron Pier.
Within Riverhead there are several smaller communities including a hamlet by the same name. Unincorporated hamlets in Riverhead include Aquebogue, Baiting Hollow, Jamesport, Northville and Riverhead, among others. Riverhead is also the name of a census-designated place in the town of Riverhead. Riverhead the CDP roughly corresponds to Riverhead the hamlet. The CDP of Riverhead has a population around 14,000 residents. The CDP is composed of 15.4 square miles. The principal downtown area of the Town of Riverhead is located in the hamlet of Riverhead. Much of the rest of the town consists of rural areas with residential developments and active farms.
Homes for sale in Riverhead come in a variety of architectural styles, ages, sizes and special features. The price of homes in Riverhead varies depending upon those factors. Condos and townhomes in Riverhead have an average listing price around $367,400 and ordinarily top out around $659,000. Multi-family homes in Riverhead are not as plentiful, but those that are available have an average listing price around $459,200 and top out around $550,000. Lots and vacant land have the broadest price range dependent upon the size and location of the property. The average listing price for lots and land in Riverhead is around $759,300, but can cost as much as $12 million. Single family homes are the most abundant housing option in Riverhead and homes for sale have an average listing price around $396,300, and top out around $2.1 million, with occasional exceptions.
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