The folks at analyzed every city in Texas in terms of the number of hours worked, greatest number of employed residents, and largest number of adults with a college degree to rank the hardest working places in The Lone Star State.

In their estimation, Melissa ranks No. 2 on the list, behind only Highland Village.

“So what other places burn the midnight oil to bring home a large piece of bacon? You’re going to have to get to the office early and stay late on Fridays to beat out these places in Texas for a promotion,” wrote author Chris Kolmar.

The site culled through residents’ average hours worked, average commute time, workers per household, labor force participation rate and adults with a college degree to establish its top 10 cities from a list of 387 prospective places. Melissa was identified as having a population of 5,675 with 36.5 percent being college graduates, 40.9 hours worked per week on average and 1.8 workers per household.

Melissa beat out other top 10 cities for its spot on the list, including No. 4 Celina, No. 5 Trophy Club, No. 6 Flower Mound, No. 7 Murphy and No. 10 Coppell.

Full results can be found at