Melissa, Texas Population 2022

15,743
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Melissa is a city located in Collin County Texas. Melissa has a 2020 population of 15,743. Melissa is currently growing at a rate of 6.21% annually and its population has increased by 13.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,901 in 2010.

The average household income in Melissa is $132,335 with a poverty rate of 1.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,942 per month, and the median house value is $320,200. The median age in Melissa is 33.4 years, 42.1 years for males, and 27.2 years for females.

Melissa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melissawas:

  • White: 83.78%
  • Black or African American: 8.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Asian: 3.02%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melissa, Texas is 15,743 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,901.

Melissa, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,02683.78%
Black or African American8828.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.08%
Asian3253.02%
Some Other Race1111.03%
Two or More Races4213.91%
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Melissa Population by Race

Melissa Population Pyramid 2022

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Melissa Median Age

31.3


Total

38.7


Male

27.1


Female

Melissa Adults

There are 7,169 adults, (773 of whom are seniors) in Melissa.

Melissa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Melissa Sex Ratio

Female

6,194

57.49%

Male

4,580

42.51%

Melissa Population by Age

Melissa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melissa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Female97%3%
All88.6%11.4%
Married88.5%11.5%
Male26.1%73.9%

88.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melissa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0583.5288.6
Married2,3703.8188.5
Male883.826.1
Female366397
Non Family2341.34100

3.67

Average Family Size

3.52

Average Household Size

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Melissa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade410.67%
9th to 12th Grade3716.08%
High School Graduate1,22820.12%
Some College1,27120.82%
Associates Degree62010.16%
Bachelors Degree1,80629.59%
Graduate Degree76712.57%
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Melissa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melissa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American999
Asian261214182
Black467467321
White4,6934,3931,894
Hispanic616551172
2+ Races10910926
Other Race7712

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Melissa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,691$78,681$52,867
Less Than 9th Grade$36,446$35,500$
High School Graduate$$78,543$
Some College$52,481$72,917$50,216
Bachelors Degree$79,117$79,343$66,892
Graduate Degree$90,643$92,669$90,071

$64,691

Average Earnings

$78,681

Average Male

$52,867

Average Female

Melissa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melissa Language by Age

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Melissa Language

85.90% of Melissa residents speak only English, while 14.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.55% of the population.

Melissa Language

Melissa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,295951.15%
OtherNaN%
Multiple4215513.06%

1.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.99%

Male Poverty Rate

0.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melissa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melissa is White, with 1.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melissa is Multiple, with 13.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.10%.

Melissa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.81%
High School0.00%
Some College2.91%
Bachelors or Greater0.54%

Melissa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.31%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Melissa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melissa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$117,750$125,800
Families$122,857$127,949
Married Families$132,153-
Non Families-$60,407
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Income by Household Type

Melissa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Melissa Married by Age and Sex

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Melissa 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 45-54.

Melissa Marital Status by Race

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Melissa Marital Status

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474

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War103
Vietnam170
Korea86
World War II

Melissa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5480
55 to 64163
65 to 74132
75+99

Melissa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4517.28%
Black234.81%
Hispanic50.76%

Melissa Veterans by Race

Melissa Veterans by Education

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12.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melissa Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Melissa Employment by Age

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Melissa Employment by Race

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Melissa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.45%

Born in Melissa

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

4.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.13% of Melissa residents were born in the United States, with 54.45% having been born in Texas. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Melissa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,6950.00%
20115,61692119.62%
20126,53792116.40%
20137,45892114.09%
20148,37992112.35%
20159,30092110.99%
201610,2219219.90%
201711,1429219.01%
201812,0639218.27%
201912,9849217.63%
202013,9019177.06%
202114,8229216.63%
202215,7439216.21%

Melissa Population by Year