Living in Mesquite, TX

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Mesquite, Texas Info Snack

Population
143,456
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
12.8%
Median Home
$143,000
Median Income
$57,824
Median Rent
$1,104

Mesquite SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
4

Mesquite, TX Crime Report

5,882
Total Crimes
4,111.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
65.99%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mesquite
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,882 4,111.0 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 685 478.8 418.9 366.7
Murder 6 4.2 4.9 5.0
Robbery 244 170.5 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 390 272.6 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 5,197 3,632.3 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 661 462.0 392.8 340.5
Larceny 3,660 2,558.0 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 876 612.3 267.2 219.9

Mesquite, TX Cost Of Living

96
Mesquite's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Mesquite Texas National Average
Overall 96 91 100
Services 109 95 100
Groceries 101 90 100
Health 108 97 100
Housing 73 83 100
Transportation 99 94 100
Utilities 108 102 100

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Rankings for Mesquite in Texas

Map Of Mesquite, TX

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Population over time in Mesquite

Year Population % Change
2019 143,456 -0.6%
2018 144,250 0.1%
2017 144,118 0.2%
2016 143,771 0.1%
2015 143,584 0.7%
2014 142,552 1.0%
2013 141,201 1.1%
2012 139,615 1.2%
2011 137,966 1.5%
2010 135,921 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mesquite

White
27.4% (39,353)
African American
25.6% (36,790)
American Indian
0.3% (496)
Asian
2.7% (3,921)
Hawaiian
0.0% (25)
Other
0.1% (140)
Two Or More
2.0% (2,856)
Hispanic
41.7% (59,875)
Race Mesquite TX USA
White 27.4% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 25.6% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 41.7% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Mesquite

Female
52.2% (74,883)
Male
47.8% (68,573)
Gender Mesquite TX USA
Female 52.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mesquite for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (12,911)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (15,780)
High School / GED
30.0% (43,036)
Some College
25.0% (35,864)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (11,476)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (17,214)
Master's Degree
5.0% (7,172)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Mesquite TX USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Mesquite, Texas

Less than $10,000
5.2% (739,403)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (605,189)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.5% (1,078,310)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (1,484,629)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (2,144,363)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.9% (3,282,119)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (1,955,298)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.9% (2,135,783)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (679,038)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (241,463)
Income Mesquite TX USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.5% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.9% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.9% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 7.4% 7.7%

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