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The Melville Census Designated Place had a population of 19,284 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Melville is located at latitude 40.7934 and longitude -73.4151 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Melville Census Designated Place 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 128 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Melville: Sun-quams, Sweet Hollow.
|Total Population||19,284 (100%)|
|Population in Households||18,797 (97.5%)|
|Population in Families||16,432 (85.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||487 ( 2.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$141,915|
|Average Household Income||$184,833|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||22%|
|Per Capita Income||$67,877|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,435 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,002 (80.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,075 (14.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||358 ( 4.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$731,606|
|Average Home Value||$795,643|
|Housing Affordability Index3||94|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.37%|
|Per Capita Income||1.03%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.17%|
The table below compares Melville to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 88||93rd|
|Population Density||# 515||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 105||91st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 203||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 116||90th|
|Diversity Index||# 357||70th|
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