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1.94% decline
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4.5% growth
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4.06% decline
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0.3% growth


The economy of Melville, NY employs 8,300 people. The economy of Melville, NY is specialized in Wholesale trade; Finance & Insurance; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 2.98; 2.56; and 1.78 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Melville, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,153), Educational Services (1,123), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (1,051), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($109,850), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($109,556), and Utilities ($89,327).

Median household income in Melville, NY is $126,835. Males in Melville, NY have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $78,321. The income inequality of Melville, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Melville, NY. In Suffolk County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 75 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,443. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Melville, NY is from the county of Suffolk County, NY.

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Melville, NY is home to a population of 18,320 people, from which 97.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Melville, NY is composed of 15,199 White residents (83%), 1,093 Asian residents (5.97%), 921 Hispanic residents (5.03%), 799 Black residents (4.36%), and 260 Two+ residents (1.42%). The most common foreign languages in Melville, NY are Spanish (478 speakers), Gujarati (317 speakers), and Italian (301 speakers), but compared to other places, Melville, NY has a relative high number of Gujarati (317 speakers), Persian (273 speakers), and Italian (301 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Melville, NY awarded 163 degrees. The student population of Melville, NY is skewed towards females, with 16 male students and 147 female students. Most students in Melville, NY are Unknown (140 and 85.9%), followed by Black or African American (10 and 6.13%), Hispanic or Latino (9 and 5.52%), and White (4 and 2.45%). The largest universities in Melville, NY by number of graduates are SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown (163 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Melville, NY are Medical Assistant (105 and 64.4%), Registered Nursing (6 and 3.68%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (0 and N/A). The median tuition costs in Melville, NY are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Melville, NY is $625,600, which is 3.05 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $623,700 to $625,600, a 0.3% increase. The homeownership rate of Melville, NY is 87.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Melville, NY have an average commute time of 31.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Melville, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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