Living in Mesquite, NV

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Mesquite SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
7
Commute
9.5

Mesquite, NV Crime Report

330
Total Crimes
1,731.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-32.57%
Below National Average

Mesquite, NV Cost Of Living

101
Mesquite's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Mesquite, Nevada Info Snack

Mesquite is a U.S. city in Clark County, Nevada, adjacent to the Arizona state line and 80 miles (130 km) northeast of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. As of 2015, the United States Census estimates that the city had a population of 17,496. The city is located in the Virgin River valley adjacent to the Virgin Mountains in the northeastern part of the Mojave Desert. It is home to a growing retirement community, as well as several casino resorts and golf courses.
Population
17,904
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
8.9%
Median Home
$216,000
Median Income
$50,597
Median Rent
$849

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Rankings for Mesquite in Nevada

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Map Of Mesquite, NV

Population over time in Mesquite

Year Population % Change
2017 17,904 2.5%
2016 17,467 3.0%
2015 16,953 2.5%
2014 16,533 2.9%
2013 16,072 2.3%
2012 15,718 2.1%
2011 15,391 2.8%
2010 14,972 2.5%
2009 14,608 -
Crime/100k Mesquite NV USA
Violent Crime 167.9 541.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.7 5.0
Robbery 15.7 127.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 78.7 330.4 246.8
Property Crime 1563.9 2438.2 2199.5
Burglary 320.1 584.7 376.0
Larceny 1070.6 1461.2 1594.6
Car Theft 173.2 392.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Mesquite

White
73.3% (13,120)
African American
0.8% (148)
American Indian
0.5% (95)
Asian
2.7% (486)
Hawaiian
0.2% (30)
Other
0.3% (47)
Two Or More
1.3% (240)
Hispanic
20.9% (3,738)
Race Mesquite NV USA
White 73.3% 49.9% 61.1%
African American 0.8% 8.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 7.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 3.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 20.9% 28.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Mesquite, Nevada

Less than $10,000
3.0% (53,559)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (80,112)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (203,346)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.0% (233,303)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.5% (314,097)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.7% (389,217)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (243,743)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (194,041)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (39,716)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (39,262)
Income Mesquite NV USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 6.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 9.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.0% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.5% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.7% 19.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 13.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 14.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 4.7% 7.0%

Gender in Mesquite

Female
50.9% (9,111)
Male
49.1% (8,793)
Gender Mesquite NV USA
Female 50.9% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mesquite for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (716)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,432)
High School / GED
27.0% (4,834)
Some College
29.0% (5,192)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,432)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (2,685)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,253)
Professional Degree
1.0% (179)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (179)
Education Mesquite NV USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 26.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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