Melville, Rhode Island Population 2024

1,959

Melville is a city located in Newport County Rhode Island. Melville has a 2024 population of 1,959. Melville is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 4.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,877 in 2020.

The average household income in Melville is $123,763 with a poverty rate of 0.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Melville is 29.1 years, 28.7 years for males, and 29.8 years for females.

Melville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melville was:

  • White: 56.78%
  • Two or more races: 22.78%
  • Other race: 8.71%
  • Black or African American: 6.88%
  • Asian: 4.85%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
933.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.37% (82)
The current population of Melville, Rhode Island is 1,959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,877.

Melville, Rhode Island Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,08956.78%
Two or more races43722.78%
Other race1678.71%
Black or African American1326.88%
Asian934.85%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Melville Population by Race

Melville Population Pyramid 2024

Melville Median Age

29.1

Total

28.7

Male

29.8

Female

Melville Adults

There are 1,276 adults, (14 of whom are seniors) in Melville.

Melville Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

1.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Melville Sex Ratio

Female80842.13%
Male1,11057.87%

Melville Population by Age

Melville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5643.393.996.1
Married4253.725.294.8
Female882.350100
Non Family512.450100
Male0000

3.47

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

3.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Melville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80.73%
9th to 12th Grade00%
High School Graduate13412.25%
Some College13812.61%
Associates Degree14212.98%
Bachelors Degree27825.41%
Graduate Degree39436.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Melville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White664656391
Hispanic200200115
2+ Races13313394
Asian939387
Black757536
Other Race73738

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 93.55%.

Melville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$69,105$77,944$52,778
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$27,303$26,974$0
Some College$61,250$67,788$44,344
Bachelors Degree$59,250$92,885$0
Graduate Degree$105,000$112,054$67,083

$69,105

Average Earnings

$77,944

Average Male

$52,778

Average Female

Melville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Melville Language

79.94% of Melville residents speak only English, while 20.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.98% of the population.

Melville Language

Melville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,00780.79%
Black12653.97%

0.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.81%

Male Poverty Rate

0.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melville is Black, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melville is White, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.39%.

Melville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School3.91%
Bachelors or Greater0.6%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Melville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Melville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$128,750$123,763
Families$112,297$121,427
Married Families$130,388$-999,999,999
Non Families$126,458$135,476

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Melville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

70.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Melville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Melville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Melville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Melville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

153

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War142
First Gulf War12
Vietnam5
Korea0
World War II0

Melville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34115
35 to 5427
55 to 646
65 to 745
75+0

Melville Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6514.77%
Asian3545.45%
Black3355%
2+ Races2013.79%

Melville Veterans by Race

Melville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

81.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Melville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Melville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Melville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

17.15%

Born in Melville

92.86%

Native Born

7.14%

Foreign Born

2.03%

Non Citizen

5.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.86% of Melville residents were born in the United States, with 17.15% having been born in Rhode Island. 2.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Melville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,959211.08%
20231,938201.04%
20221,918804.35%
20211,838-39-2.08%
20201,87760147.1%
20191,276-29-2.22%
20181,305-124-8.68%
20171,429594.31%
20161,370433.24%
20151,327-284-17.63%
20141,611-74-4.39%
20131,685-128-7.06%
20121,8131237.28%
20111,69037028.03%
20101,32000%

Melville Population by Year