Melissa is a city located in Collin County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,350.
Melissa is located at 33°17'1" North, 96°34'19" West (33.283534, -96.571851)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.9 km˛ (4.6 mi˛). 11.9 km˛ (4.6 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,350 people, 472 households, and 365 families residing in the city. The population density is 113.6/km˛ (294.4/mi˛). There are 501 housing units at an average density of 42.1/km˛ (109.3/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 89.63% White, 0.52% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 7.63% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. 13.33% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 472 households out of which 38.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% are married couples living together, 5.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% are non-families. 18.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.86 and the average family size is 3.30.
In the city the population is spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $60,909, and the median income for a family is $66,172. Males have a median income of $40,417 versus $30,435 for females. The per capita income for the city is $26,193. 5.3% of the population and 3.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.9% of those under the age of 18 and 0.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
- Maps and aerial photos
- Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=33.283534&longitude=-96.571851&zoom=6)
- Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=33.283534&lon=-96.571851&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
- Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-96.571851&lat=33.283534&w=750&h=500)