Living in Mesquite, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Mesquite SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
4

Mesquite, TX Crime Report

5,811
Total Crimes
4,019.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
56.51%
Above National Average

Mesquite, TX Cost Of Living

96
Mesquite's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Mesquite, Texas Info Snack

The city of Mesquite is a suburb located East of Dallas, Texas. Most of the city is located in Dallas County. As of the 2015 census, the population was 144,788, making it the twentieth most populous city in the state of Texas. Mesquite is positioned in the crossroads of four major highways (Interstates 30, 635, 20 and U.S. Highway 80), making locations, such as Downtown Dallas, Lake Ray Hubbard, Dallas Love Field and DFW International airports, accessible.
Population
144,250
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
13.4%
Median Home
$129,100
Median Income
$56,074
Median Rent
$1,065

Mesquite, TX Photos

Rankings for Mesquite in Texas

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Map Of Mesquite, TX

Population over time in Mesquite

Year Population % Change
2017 144,250 0.1%
2016 144,118 0.2%
2015 143,771 0.1%
2014 143,584 0.7%
2013 142,552 1.0%
2012 141,201 1.1%
2011 139,615 1.2%
2010 137,966 1.5%
2009 135,921 -
Crime/100k Mesquite TX USA
Violent Crime 396.4 410.9 368.9
Murder 4.2 4.6 5.0
Robbery 145.3 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 209.6 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 3623.5 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 561.0 410.8 376.0
Larceny 2492.4 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 570.0 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Mesquite

White
28.6% (41,189)
African American
25.6% (36,945)
American Indian
0.4% (547)
Asian
2.9% (4,216)
Hawaiian
0.0% (32)
Other
0.1% (121)
Two Or More
2.0% (2,944)
Hispanic
40.4% (58,256)
Race Mesquite TX USA
White 28.6% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 25.6% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 40.4% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Mesquite, Texas

Less than $10,000
4.8% (692,665)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (602,708)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (1,199,214)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (1,546,012)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (2,294,512)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.8% (3,289,308)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (1,791,376)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (2,040,152)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (711,277)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (257,772)
Income Mesquite TX USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.8% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Mesquite

Female
51.6% (74,424)
Male
48.4% (69,826)
Gender Mesquite TX USA
Female 51.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mesquite for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (10,097)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (17,310)
High School / GED
30.0% (43,275)
Some College
25.0% (36,062)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (11,540)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (17,310)
Master's Degree
5.0% (7,212)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,442)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Mesquite TX USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Mesquite

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

The restaurant is Cheddars. It was awful. They are slow and didn't get the order right. The waiter was seen in the middle of the room kissing his girl friend.

Lousy and slow service. ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff

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