Melville demographics profile

StatisticMelvilleNew YorkNational
Population18,32019,697,457318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,51535991
Median age48.438.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)72%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%43%43%
Speak English86%70%79%
Speak Spanish3%15%13%
Melville, NY has a population of 18,320 and is the 2,382nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,515 per sq mi which is 322% higher than the New York average and 1572% higher than the national average. The median age in Melville is 48 which is approximately 27% higher than the New York average of 38. In Melville, 72% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 82% of Melville residents were born in New York, 6% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Melville is 322% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Melville is 27% higher than New York.
  • In Melville 86.89% of the population is White.
  • In Melville 4.51% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Melville 5.97% of the population is Asian.

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Melville population breakdown by race

RaceMelvilleNew YorkNational
White86.89%64.31%73.35%
Black or African American4.51%15.60%12.63%
Asian5.97%8.12%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.16%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.51%2.93%3.06%
Other race0.96%8.62%4.75%
In Melville, 5.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Melville, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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