Welcome to Melville

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Melville is a densely-populated hamlet in the Town of Huntington, on the North Shore of Long Island. 18,985 residents call Melville home as do a number of premier international companies including Canon USA, Nikon, OSI Pharmaceuticals and Chyron. Though located in Suffolk County, the hamlet shares a border with Nassau, providing even easier access to the rest of Long Island as well as New York City. This prime access paired with Melville’s strong schools and larger-than-average properties make it popular among city commuters.

Quick Facts

Population

18,985

Female

10,184

Male

8,801

  • White
    15,734
    82.9%
  • Hispanic
    955
    5.0%
  • Asian alone
    1,372
    7.2%
  • Black
    607
    3.2%
Median Home Price

$ 625,600

Average Income

$126,835

Median resident age

48.4 years

Melville Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Birchwood Intermediate School3-5Elementary2017: 1693/238612.2
Crestwood Country Day SchoolPK-KPrivate–: –/–14
Sunquam Elementary SchoolK-5Elementary2017: 628/238613.2
West Hollow Middle School6-8Middle2017: 186/145513.7
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