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Melville, New York - Basic Facts

The Melville Census Designated Place had a population of 19,455 as of July 1, 2017.

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 (GNIS ID: 2389471) 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.

The Melville Census Designated Place is located within Town of Huntington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Melville: Sun-quams, Sweet Hollow.


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Melville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 19,455
Daytime Population: Workers 43,137
Daytime Population: Residents 10,752
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 53,889
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.77
Population in Households 18,976
Population in Familes 16,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 479
Population Density2 1,610
Diversity Index3 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $125,778
Average Household Income $174,575
Per Capita Income $64,230

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,987 (82.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,084 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $744,318
Average Home Value $769,446
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,071
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 5,261
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.38%
Households 0.32% 0.35%
Families 0.21% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Melville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melville to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 90 93rd
Population Density # 514 57th
Diversity Index # 351 71st
Median Household Income # 108 91st
Per Capita Income # 111 91st

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