The Melville Census Designated Place had a population of 18,955 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Melville is located at latitude 40.7829 and longitude -73.4071 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Melville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.
The Melville Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Melville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Melville: Sun-quams, Sweet Hollow.
|Population in Households||18,464|
|Population in Familes||16,207|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||491|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||7,246 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,900 (81.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,049 (14.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||297 ( 4.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$543,618|
|Average Home Value||$600,576|
|Median Household Income||$127,927|
|Average Household Income||$169,144|
|Per Capita Income||$62,312|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.39%|
|Per Capita Income||2.9%|
The table below compares Melville to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 92||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 523||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 355||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 91||92nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 100||92nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.