The Melville Census Designated Place had a population of 1,320 as of July 1, 2016. Melville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Rhode Island. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Melville is located at latitude 41.5372 and longitude -71.3101 in Newport County. The formal boundaries for the Melville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 2.97 sq. miles. Newport County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.
The Melville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378109) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,309|
|Population in Familes||1,145|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11|
|Average Household Size||3.32|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||595 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||21 ( 3.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||373 (62.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||201 (33.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$483,333|
|Average Home Value||$484,615|
|Median Household Income||$54,766|
|Average Household Income||$63,352|
|Per Capita Income||$21,390|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.57%|
|Per Capita Income||1.57%|
The table below compares Melville to the other 34 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 24||32nd|
|Population Density1||# 21||41st|
|Diversity Index2||# 4||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 29||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 32||9th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Rhode Island Census Data Comparison Tool.