mesquite Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 670 6.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 3,801 37.0 % 32.6 %
Some College 3,572 34.8 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,452 14.2 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 765 7.5 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 8,895 86.7 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,837 17.9 % 17.9 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 16,533 - -
19 years old and under 3,300 20.0 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 3,472 21.0 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 4,334 26.2 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 5,427 32.8 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 12,381 80.4 % 84.6 %
Spanish 2,913 18.9 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 114 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,044 17.1 % 33.5 %
Married 4,077 66.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 126 2.1 % 2.6 %
Divorced 846 13.9 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 9,417 - -
Occupied Housing Units 6,978 74.1 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,439 25.9 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,807 51.0 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,626 17.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 141 1.5 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,438 15.3 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 327 3.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 300 3.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 421 4.5 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 357 3.8 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 3,631 38.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 517 5.5 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 313 3.3 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 52 0.6 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 74 0.8 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 49 0.5 % 13.0 %
Electric 6,566 69.7 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 12 0.1 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 255 2.7 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 63 0.7 % 4.1 %
Wood 45 0.5 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 18 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 19 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 13,817 84.7 % 75.5 %
African-American 103 0.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 142 0.9 % 0.8 %
Asian 211 1.3 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 2,020 12.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 44,103 55,775
Median Family Income 55,175 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 25,315 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 83.87 %
  • Temperature 73.23 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.12 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 6.7
    [CDD] 0.7
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 1.84 %
6.0 0.30 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com