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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melissawas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Melissa
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.