Melissa, Texas Population 2020

11,461
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Melissa is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 11,461, it is the 220th largest city in Texas and the 2817th largest city in the United States. Melissa is currently growing at a rate of 5.83% annually and its population has increased by 144.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,695 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Melissa has a population density of 1,001 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melissa is $128,607 with a poverty rate of 0.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,059 per month, and the median house value is $279,000. The median age in Melissa is 33.7 years, 42.1 years for males, and 29.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.8 males.

Melissa Demographics

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

  • White: 83.51%
  • Black or African American: 8.71%
  • Asian: 3.44%
  • Other race: 2.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melissa, Texas is 11,461, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,199.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,695.

Melissa, Texas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,09283.51%
Black or African American7408.71%
Asian2923.44%
Some Other Race2192.58%
Two or More Races1491.75%
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Melissa Population Pyramid 2020

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Melissa Median Age

33.7


Total

42.1


Male

29.8


Female

Melissa Adults

There are 5,910 adults, (649 of whom are seniors) in Melissa.

Melissa Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Melissa Sex Ratio

Female

5,000

58.88%

Male

3,492

41.12%

Melissa Households and Families

Melissa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melissa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Married89.6%10.4%
All87.7%12.3%
Female86%14%
Male47.1%52.9%

87.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5223.3787.7
Married1,9413.6389.6
Female2432.886
Non Family2001.42100
Male1383.4747.1

3.49

Average Family Size

3.37

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Melissa Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade420.82%
9th to 12th Grade1733.38%
High School Graduate1,12922.03%
Some College1,31025.57%
Associates Degree82316.06%
Bachelors Degree1,06020.69%
Graduate Degree58711.46%
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Melissa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6543,5381,230
Hispanic71966274
Black531531177
Asian210168162
Other Race8831
Multiple Races10104

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 asian people with a rate of 77.14%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,646$80,000$48,656
Less Than High School$32,083$$
High School Grad$53,947$76,016$30,375
Some College$54,667$73,482$
Bachelors Degree$58,433$94,292$52,413
Graduate Degree$91,629$91,384$

$59,646

Average Earnings

$80,000

Average Male

$48,656

Average Female

Melissa Language

Melissa Language by Age

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Melissa Language

89.62% of Melissa residents speak only English, while 10.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.41% of the population.

Melissa Poverty

Melissa Poverty by Race

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0.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

0.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melissa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melissa is White, with 0.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melissa is White, with 0.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed1.19%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Melissa Income

Melissa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$113,532$128,607
Families$112,698$129,259
Married Families$120,659-
Non Families$85,132$95,639
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Melissa Marital Status

Melissa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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

Melissa Marital Status by Race

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Melissa Veterans

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335

Number of Veterans

285

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam138
First Gulf War88
Korea24
World War II
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54102
55 to 6499
65 to 7484
75+50
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2755.48%
Black5610.37%
Hispanic50.66%
2 or More440.00%

Melissa Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melissa Employment Status

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70%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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51.59%

Born in Texas

94.59%

Native Born

5.41%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

3.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.59% of Melissa residents were born in the United States, with 51.59% having been born in Texas. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,4616315.83%
201910,8306316.19%
201810,19995310.31%
20179,2466317.32%
20168,6151,02713.53%
20157,58874410.87%
20146,8445749.15%
20136,27060010.58%
20125,6703877.33%
20115,2834369.00%
20104,8470.00%