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Melissa is a city in Collin County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The latitude of Melissa is 33.285N. The longitude is -96.572W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,884.


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$60,909
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Melissa demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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12% of Melissa residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Melissa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Melissa was $26,193, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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25% of Melissa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Melissa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $501.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,057.


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Libraries in Melissa include Melissa Public Library ... View libraries

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Collin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Melissa political report.

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The average commute time for Melissa workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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