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Population in 2012: 5,544 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +310.7%
Males: 2,912  (52.5%)
Females: 2,632  (47.5%)

Median resident age:  32.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75454.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,510 (it was $60,909 in 2000)
Melissa:

$82,510
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,578

Melissa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $192,779 (it was $126,300 in 2000)
Melissa:

$192,779
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $230,158; Detached houses: $238,306; Mobile homes: $49,598

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,045.

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  • White alone - 3,646 (82.3%)
  • Hispanic - 649 (14.7%)
  • Black alone - 67 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 31 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.09%)

Races in Melissa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Melissa: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.1%), United States (12.8%), Irish (9.2%), Subsaharan African (7.1%), English (5.3%), Swedish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,209 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Melissa:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melissa city:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

106 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia).

This city:  2.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Melissa, Texas as of November 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Melissa to the number of sex offenders is 616 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,971 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,256 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McKinney, TX (7.1 miles , pop. 54,369).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (19.0 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (35.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Anna, TX (2.2 miles ), New Hope, TX (2.2 miles ), Weston, TX (2.2 miles ), McKinney, TX (2.7 miles ), Lowry Crossing, TX (2.9 miles ), Princeton, TX (2.9 miles ), Westminster, TX (3.0 miles ), Van Alstyne, TX (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $260,700
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2004: 158 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2005: 207 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2006: 304 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 156 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2008: 90 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2009: 76 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2010: 121 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2011: 109 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2012: 210 buildings, average cost: $186,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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Latitude: 33.28 N, Longitude: 96.57 W

Melissa household income distribution Melissa home values distribution

Property values in Melissa, TX


 

Crime rates in Melissa by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0020
per 100,000 0.00.0116.80.0
Robberies 1001
per 100,000 72.40.00.052.2
Assaults 6437
per 100,000 434.5283.7175.2365.3
Burglaries 981515
per 100,000 651.7567.4876.2782.9
Thefts 25262529
per 100,000 1810.31844.01460.31513.6
Auto thefts 3134
per 100,000 217.270.9175.2208.8
Arson 0120
per 100,000 0.070.9116.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.1) 254.0183.1273.0229.8

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Crime rate in Melissa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Texas average:

1.95

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Melissa-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 268% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Melissa city center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/9/2006, a category F3 tornado 6.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 10 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melissa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from Melissa center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from Melissa center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Collin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Melissa:

  • ABACUS HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 1100 W FANNIN RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Melissa:

  • NORTH PARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • PAVILION NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • THE PALLIATIVE HOSPICE CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Melissa, TX

Local government website: www.cityofmelissa.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melissa:

  • Collin County Community College District (about 23 miles; Plano, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,675)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 24 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 10,442)
  • Richland College (about 27 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 5,192)
  • Grayson County College (about 30 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Brookhaven College (about 30 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 33 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 8,121)
  • Eastfield College (about 33 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 3,140)

Public high schools in Melissa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Melissa:

See full list of schools located in Melissa

Library in Melissa:

  • MELISSA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,144; Location: 1713 COOPER ST; 19,625 books; 1 e-books; 275 audio materials; 625 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Name correction, please change North Central Medical Center to Medical Center of McKinney. Thank you.

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Notable location: Melissa Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Melissa: First Baptist Church Melissa (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Melissa Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Melissa City - Municipal Court (901 State Highway 121).

 
Collin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average.
City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.373. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.373
U.S.:

0.107
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

32.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

11.9


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.1%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  85.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Melissa, TX

Melissa compared to Texas state average:

Melissa, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Melissa (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Trenton: Melissa Branch at Sam Rayburn Hwy, branch established on 2001/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $151.3 mil, Deposits: $116.4 mil, headquarters in Trenton, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Trenton Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Melissa travel time to work - commute


Melissa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Melissa city (based on Collin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.67%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentJewish
Adherents34.1%29.9%11.4%3.1%2.6%
Congregations3.2%29.9%10.4%2.0%1.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim EstimateChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.2%1.9%1.5%10.9%
Congregations7.2%1.2%10.4%2.0%32.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 77
Collin County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
Collin County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Collin County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 478
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Collin County:

24.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,747$46,4822$2,919
Other Government Administration 6$22,049$44,0980$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,721$34,3260$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,897$39,2521$2,024
Police - Other 1$2,650$31,8002$2,017
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,107
Streets and Highways 1$2,380$28,5600$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,511$30,1320$0
Water Supply 5$13,463$32,3110$0
Local Libraries 1$3,128$37,5362$1,634
Other and Unallocable 3$6,759$27,0360$0
Totals for Government 29$89,305$36,9548$9,701


13.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.47%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.16%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dallas County, TX  4.48% ($53,347 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  1.46% ($57,580)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.53% ($51,682)


10.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.11%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dallas County, TX  3.00% ($57,456 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  1.64% ($59,609)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.43% ($56,647)

Strongest AM radio stations in Melissa:

  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melissa:

  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KXEZ (92.1 FM; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Melissa:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)
Melissa, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 31
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 33
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Melissa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Melissa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4.8 Km Ene (Lat: 33.307611 Lon: -96.526111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPIY699
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2005, Expiration Date: 12/01/2015, Certifier: Joe Braley
    Registrant: Remote Operating Systems, 434 W Nakoma, San Antonio, TX 78216, Fax: (210) 530-9661
  • Lat: 33.289194 Lon: -96.572722, Call Sign: WQIN562
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2008, Expiration Date: 03/26/2018, Certifier: Richard Burnside
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • KTXG STUDIO, 2600 St Hwy 121 (Lat: 33.282222 Lon: -96.564167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQHA762
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2007, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/11/2009, Certifier: Donald E Wildmon
    Registrant: American Family Radio, Tupelo, MS 38803, Phone: (662) 844-8888, Fax: (662) 840-3187, Email:
  • Melissa, 1904 Cooper St (Lat: 33.286444 Lon: -96.575806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQKZ383
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11185.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Email:
  • MELISSA, 2225 Texas 121 (Lat: 33.279361 Lon: -96.569417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQOH381
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Certifier: Kris Mcelroy
    Registrant: Rhio Communications, Inc., 1026 West Main, Durant, OK 74701, Phone: (580) 713-0065, Fax: (580) 924-5900, Email:
  • MLS, 2225 Texas 121 (Lat: 33.279361 Lon: -96.569417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQQX937
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/22/2023, Certifier: Kris M Mcelroy
    Registrant: Skybeam, 1026 West Main, Durant, OK 74701, Phone: (580) 380-2940, Fax: (580) 924-5900, Email:
  • Melissa Sub, On Cr277 0.24 Mi South Of Cr283 Intersection (Lat: 33.315722 Lon: -96.594111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13.4 m, Overall height: 14.4 m, Call Sign: WQRG900
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: John Kirkland
    Registrant: Huffman Communications & Engineering, 2829 W. 7th Ave, Corsicana, TX 75151-1753, Phone: (903) 872-8306, Fax: (903) 872-6032, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Off Us Hwy 75, 2.2 Miles South-Southwest Of (Lat: 33.263722 Lon: -96.598583), Call Sign: KOR881
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.2000 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/16/1999
    Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., Debtor-In-Possession, 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 935, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 312-5153, Fax: (703) 312-5155, Email:
  • 4.4 Mi Ne Of Us 380 And Us 75 (Lat: 33.263611 Lon: -96.598333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 122.8 m, Call Sign: KNKL415
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Melissa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Melissa)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$145,4694$163,54511$179,0651$26,7101$80,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$220,1900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$185,6301$168,1905$184,2661$22,1800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$120,4101$111,0303$216,8500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$136,0500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$148,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Melissa


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Melissa, TX

Most common first names in Melissa, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1274.2 years
Mary777.0 years
John665.3 years
William672.2 years
Charles574.2 years
Richard570.6 years
Walter577.4 years
David460.5 years
Julia381.7 years
Evelyn384.6 years
Most common last names in Melissa, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller677.5 years
Cave477.0 years
Crouch386.7 years
Edwards369.3 years
Clark377.0 years
Self391.0 years
Woolard377.3 years
Arnold285.1 years
Dunn278.4 years
Buford286.5 years
Businesses in Melissa, TX
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Pizza Hut1U-Haul2

Melissa on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #36 (75454) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Wilfred Marcellien Bourg, Jr. (11)
  • Thomas Crain (4)
  • Mark Hamlyn (4)
  • Frank A. Boyle (3)
  • Mark A. Stegall (3)
  • Richard S. Johnson (2)
  • Jose S. Vasquez (2)
  • Charles Thomas Crain (2)
  • Wilfred M. Bourg, Jr. (2)
  • Mark Stegall (1)

Total of 54 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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