Melissa, Texas

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Population in 2022: 19,357 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1333.9%
Males: 9,585  (49.5%)
Females: 9,772  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 75454.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $138,526 (it was $60,909 in 2000)
Melissa:

$138,526
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $47,533 (it was $26,193 in 2000)

Melissa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $430,586 (it was $126,300 in 2000)
Melissa:

$430,586
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $421,246; detached houses: $432,461; mobile homes: $85,131

Median gross rent in 2022: $2,333.

March 2022 cost of living index in Melissa: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 2.7%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.3% for Black residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Melissa, TX (2022)
    • 10,38663.5%White alone
    • 2,31214.1%Black alone
    • 1,3208.1%Hispanic
    • 1,0816.6%Two or more races
    • 1,0026.1%Asian alone
    • 110.07%Other race alone
    • 40.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Melissa, Texas as of May 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melissa is 806 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Melissa by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.6)
3
(29.7)
2
(17.9)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(82.3)
4
(85.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.1)
5
(68.5)
5
(61.5)
1
(10.8)
6
(59.4)
5
(44.7)
8
(59.6)
10
(65.3)
4
(19.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(411.6)
25
(532.5)
7
(146.0)
12
(243.1)
20
(342.5)
16
(245.7)
17
(232.8)
13
(159.9)
7
(75.5)
16
(158.3)
9
(80.4)
22
(163.9)
16
(104.4)
4
(19.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
57
(1,173)
41
(873.3)
42
(876.1)
32
(648.3)
41
(702.2)
69
(1,059)
25
(342.3)
68
(836.2)
22
(237.3)
41
(405.7)
63
(562.8)
77
(573.6)
76
(496.0)
55
(274.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(41.2)
4
(85.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(68.5)
6
(92.1)
5
(68.5)
3
(36.9)
5
(53.9)
1
(9.9)
1
(8.9)
2
(14.9)
8
(52.2)
5
(24.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index95.596.145.349.091.876.260.188.241.763.752.153.544.422.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Melissa, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 16 (16 officers - 13 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Texas average:

2.07
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Ancestries: American (18.4%), English (12.0%), Irish (6.4%), German (5.4%), Nigerian (5.4%), European (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.59 square miles.

Population density: 4,221 people per square mile   (average).

Melissa, Texas map

1,726 residents are foreign born (5.4% Asia, 2.6% Latin America, 2.0% Africa).

This city:

10.5%
Texas:

17.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $6,604 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $6,251 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.28 N, Longitude: 96.57 W

Distribution of median household income in Melissa, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Melissa, TX in 2022

Property values in Melissa, TX

Melissa satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 1194 buildings, average cost: $251,200
  • 2021: 784 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 2020: 857 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2019: 560 buildings, average cost: $250,500
  • 2018: 522 buildings, average cost: $253,900
  • 2017: 337 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2016: 226 buildings, average cost: $275,500
  • 2015: 375 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2014: 246 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2013: 174 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2012: 210 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2011: 109 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2010: 121 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2009: 76 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2008: 90 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2007: 156 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2006: 304 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 207 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2004: 158 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $260,700
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $165,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Melissa, TX residents
Average permit cost in Melissa, TX
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +787 (+139.8%).
Most common industries in Melissa, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Melissa, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Melissa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Melissa, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 76.7. This is about average.

City:

76.7
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.121. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.121
U.S.:

0.009

Tornado activity:

Melissa-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 148% 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 523% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 155.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 218.2 miles away from Melissa center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 243.5 miles away from Melissa center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 187.7 miles away from Melissa center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.9 miles away from Melissa center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from Melissa center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Collin County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melissa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Melissa:

  • ABACUS HEALTHCARE (1100 W FANNIN RD)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF MCKINNEY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • HOMESTEAD OF MCKINNEY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • UNIVERSITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF NORTHEAST TEXAS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melissa:

  • Collin County Community College District (about 10 miles; McKinney, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,044)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 23 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • Richland College (about 27 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)
  • Brookhaven College (about 30 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 6,868)
  • Grayson College (about 30 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 33 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 33 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)

Public high school in Melissa:

  • MELISSA H S (Students: 373, Location: 3150 CARDINAL DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Melissa:

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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.

Points of interest:

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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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Melissa:

Marital status in Melissa, TX
  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

For population 25 years and over in Melissa:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Melissa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Melissa, TX (based on Collin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant184,331334
Catholic111,1828
Mainline Protestant59,02260
Other54,47574
Black Protestant1,0148
Orthodox1901
None372,127-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Collin County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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.
Texas:

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

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Collin County:

24.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Collin County:

15.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.5%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.8%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Melissa:

37.8%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Melissa:

79.6%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melissa, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$84,951$78,4160$0
Firefighters 12$80,268$80,2686$3,826
Water Supply 9$41,697$55,5960$0
Financial Administration 7$38,077$65,2750$0
Local Libraries 4$15,646$46,9381$848
Police - Other 4$32,016$96,0482$3,605
Other Government Administration 3$14,902$59,6080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$18,352$73,4080$0
Parks and Recreation 3$17,329$69,3160$0
Fire - Other 3$21,124$84,4961$2,075
Judicial and Legal 1$4,641$55,6921$2,945
Other and Unallocable 1$4,209$50,5080$0
Totals for Government 63$373,213$71,08811$13,299

Melissa government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $4,778,000 ($246.84)
    Central Staff Services: $2,871,000 ($148.32)
    Sewerage: $1,313,000 ($67.83)
    Police Protection: $1,223,000 ($63.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,190,000 ($61.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $450,000 ($23.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $415,000 ($21.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $368,000 ($19.01)
    Libraries: $188,000 ($9.71)
    General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($5.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,810,000 ($93.51)

Melissa government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,492,000 ($77.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000 ($21.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $539,000 ($27.85)
    Rents: $102,000 ($5.27)
    Royalties: $7,000 ($0.36)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,263,000 ($168.57)
  • Tax - Property: $3,684,000 ($190.32)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,256,000 ($116.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $352,000 ($18.18)

Melissa government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,240,000 ($2337.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,471,000 ($2245.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,769,000 ($91.39)

11.92% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($95,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.92%
Texas average:

8.12%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($68 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.01%
Texas average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Dallas County, TX  3.30% ($85,198 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  1.71% ($92,412)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.49% ($70,999)


9.42% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($90,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.42%
Texas average:

7.40%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.01%
Texas average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Dallas County, TX  2.33% ($76,193 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  1.89% ($109,878)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.42% ($64,537)
Businesses in Melissa, TX
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Pizza Hut1U-Haul2

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 count34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents55
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities36
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents103
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count69019
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents107317
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons21650
  • Fatalities77760
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents183056
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents12610
See more detailed statistics of Melissa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 712ft / 217mTotal length
  • 521,123Total average daily traffic
  • 51,243Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Melissa, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 272010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Melissa, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Melissa)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2016, 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: 03/20/2018, Expiration Date: 03/26/2028, Certifier: Richard Burnside, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

  • L1, Lat: 33.280278 Lon: -96.574861, Call Sign: WQRV333,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.337 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 456.737 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 457.837 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2013, Expiration Date: 07/31/2023, Cancellation Date: 09/30/2023, Certifier: Britt Fletcher, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

  • MELISSA, TX, Lat: 33.288056 Lon: -96.555833, Call Sign: WQUU640,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.187 MHz, 467.187 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2014, Expiration Date: 10/17/2024, Certifier: Larry Murphy, Registrant: Aclara Technologies LLC, 30400 Solon Road, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7260, Email:

  • Lat: 33.280278 Lon: -96.574861, Call Sign: WQXN864,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.287 MHz, 457.037 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 457.862 MHz, 462.362 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2016, Expiration Date: 04/26/2026, Certifier: David J Garrett, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

  • Lat: 33.273444 Lon: -96.592694, Call Sign: WRUA809,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.112 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 462.037 MHz, 467.037 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2022, Expiration Date: 08/06/2032, Certifier: Cindy Ong, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (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 in Melissa, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Melissa, TX - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of reported fires - 89 took place in 2016, and the least - 3 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Melissa, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.0%), and Structure Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Melissa, TX
    • 35656.0%Outside Fires
    • 17327.2%Structure Fires
    • 8413.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 233.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melissa, TX
  • 57.2%Utility gas
  • 39.5%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melissa, TX
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 45.8%Electricity
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Melissa compared to Texas state average:

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

Melissa on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Robert Monroe (4)
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  • Todd Carrico (3)
  • Richard S. Johnson (3)
  • Frank A. Boyle (3)
  • Terry Lacore (2)
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Total of 86 patent applications in 2008-2024.