Melissa, TX Population

Population: 1,350. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,435 (+80.4% change)
Males: 690 (51.1%), Females: 660 (48.9%)

Collin County

Zip code: 75454

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $60,909
Median house value: $218,800

Races in Melissa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.2%)
  • Hispanic (13.3%)
  • Other race (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (16.1%), German (11.8%), English (9.7%), Irish (9.7%), Scottish (3.3%), French (2.8%).

Land area: 4.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Melissa

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melissa city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

5.6% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.7% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +787 (+139.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Melissa:

  • NORTH CENTRAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF ALLEN (about 15 miles; ALLEN, TX)
  • BARIATRIC CARE CENTER OF TEXAS (about 19 miles; WYLIE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Melissa:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 37 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 43 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 56 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Melissa:

  • MC KINNEY MUNI (about 9 miles; MC KINNEY, TX; Abbreviation: TKI)
  • AERO COUNTRY (about 13 miles; MC KINNEY, TX; Abbreviation: T31)
  • KITTYHAWK (about 14 miles; ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: 0T7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melissa:

  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 9 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 25 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 28 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 31 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,711)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 33 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; DENISON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 38 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
Public primary/middle schools in Melissa:

  • MELISSA RIDGE EL (Students: 323; Location: 1401 W FANNIN RD, BUILDING A; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MELISSA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 1401 W FANNIN RD, BUILDING B; Grades: 06 – 09)
  • COLLIN CO J J A E P (Students: 1; Location: P O BOX 127; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Melissa:

  • MELISSA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,862; Location: 1713 COOPER ST; 14,550 books; 70 audio materials; 650 video materials; 64 serial subscriptions)