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Living In Melissa, TX

The small town of Melissa, Texas is home to slightly less than 8,000 people. Children aged 5-14 account for a higher percentage of the population here (24%) than nationally (19%), making it a nice place to raise a family, though young adults are well-represented as well. With an average age of just over 32, the town's residents are younger than most cities in Texas. Only 17% of residents rent in Melissa, as home ownership is common in the area. Relatively high rent costs may be a contributing factor, as the average rent of $1,556 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,029.

Averaging about 33 minutes, the commute time for Melissa residents is longer than the state average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (41%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not widely used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

There are two primary industries in Melissa: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 14% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's workers are in management, making it the top profession in the town. Melissa workers bring in an average annual income of around $115K, more than those elsewhere in the state. Melissa's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Melissa has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). In addition, 17% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

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