Population: 6,844Median home value: $193,100 87 Ranks better than 99% of areas

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D- Melissa Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
D+ Melissa Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% higher than Texas
1055% more expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Melissa cost of living
A+ Melissa Crime Total crime is 86% lower than Texas
Total crime
41085% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 24485% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-44%Year over year crime is down
Melissa crime
B+ Melissa Employment Household income is 85% higher than Texas
Median household income
$101,51884% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,78813% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%67% lower than the US average
Melissa employment
A+ Melissa Housing Home value is 35% higher than Texas
Median home value
$193,1005% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$2,066118% higher than the US average
Home ownership
89%39% higher than the US average
Melissa real estate or Melissa rentals
A+ Melissa Schools HS graduation rate is 21% higher than Texas
High school grad. rates
94%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
87%76% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:115% lower than the US average
Melissa K-12 schools

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