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Apartments for rent in Melissa, TX

204 Properties

Local Guide

See what Melissa, TX has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Melissa Demographics

Education

High School

31%

Associate's

41%

Bachelor's

20%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

23%

3 people

33%

4 people

21%

5 people

4%

6+ people

18%

Household Income

0-50k

11%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

25%

150-200k

19%

200k+

14%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

20%

20-45

35%

45-65

21%

65+

8%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Melissa?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24-$2004$2794$2736
Jan '24-$1731$2673$2631
Dec '23-$1601$2558$2565
Nov '23-$1584$2259$2585
Oct '23-$1629$2266$2585
Sep '23-$1704$2296$2866
Aug '23-$1822$2355$2685
Jul '23-$1857$2371$2654
Jun '23-$1887$2399$2732
May '23-$1879$2414$2671
Apr '23-$1890$2493$2739
Mar '23-$2078$2687$2739
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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Melissa

Melissa Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

17%

15-30 Mins

31%

30-40 Mins

24%

40-60 Mins

16%

60+ Mins

12%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 99

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Percentage: 2222

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Melissa Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Melissa Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Melissa

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All About

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.