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The Melville CDP(1) had a population of 19,309 as of July 1, 2022.
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 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||19,309 (100%)|
|Population in Households||18,880 (97.8%)|
|Population in Families||16,429 (85.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||429 ( 2.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$152,886|
|Average Household Income||$205,107|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||25%|
|Per Capita Income||$77,277|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,741 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,194 (80.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,077 (13.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||470 ( 6.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$719,066|
|Average Home Value||$781,426|
|Housing Affordability Index3||91|
|Average Household Size||2.60|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.56%|
|Per Capita Income||3.11%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.10%|
The table below compares Melville to the other 1,293 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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||# 91||93rd|
|Population Density||# 515||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 123||91st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 317||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 115||91st|
|Diversity Index||# 407||69th|
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