Located within New York, United States, the town of Riverhead is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Riverhead is reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line.
In Riverhead, most of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly mobile homes. This town has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 70% of the properties in Riverhead while renters occupy the remainder. The average year of construction for houses in this town is 1977.
High schools and primary schools are not particularly numerous in Riverhead, and accordingly may require a long walk to get to. Locals can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With regards to food, accessing one of approximately 30 grocery stores by walking is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area. Residents of Riverhead are served by over 100 restaurants as well.
Driving is very often the preferred transportation option in Riverhead. It is especially convenient to come across a place to park. However, it is impractical for people walking to navigate Riverhead because running daily errands is inconvenient.