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People

Total Population 6,214
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 2.6%
Employed Population 16+ 3,121
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 63.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.7%
Median Earnings25+ $56,768
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,616

Wealth

Median Family Income $125,222
% Above Poverty Level 99.1%
% Below Poverty Level 0.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 8.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,716
Median House Value $200,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 11.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Melissa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NE of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles N of Dallas, Texas
County Collin
Standard Zip Codes 75071, 75454
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.285
Longitude -96.572

Melissa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MC KINNEY 3 S
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 76 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Station LAVON DAM
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station SHERMAN
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 51 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Melissa Public Libraries

Library
Melissa Public Library
1713 COOPER ST
Melissa, Texas
(972) 837-4540

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