Melville, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,146 housing units in Melville. This represents a 28.2% growth from 4,014 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,146 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Melville is about 86.1%. Melville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.2%. Average household size is 2.88 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Melville were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom5.90%
Two Bedrooms13.80%
Three Bedrooms31.60%
Four Bedrooms34.20%
Five Bedrooms or more14.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.96
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$336,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$246,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.39
Median year structure was built1996
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$2,001

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.80%
Home Equity Loan8%
Simple Mortgage57.40%
Debt Free29.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.2%