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Mesquite
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

Mesquite Residents

Mesquite Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
143,456
Unemployment Rate
3.3%
Poverty Rate
12.7%
Non-Citizens
12.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 63 responses
  • Friendly
    46%
  • Everyone is different
    16%
  • Not interested
    13%
  • Self absorbed
    8%
  • Family oriented
    5%
  • Loveable
    5%
  • Unique in their own way
    5%

Mesquite Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • Hispanic
    42%
  • White
    27%
  • African American
    26%
  • Asian
    3%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%

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Income

Median Household Income
$57,824
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    17%
  • $25-$44k
    20%
  • $45-$74k
    28%
  • $75-$149k
    29%
  • $150k+
    6%
Median Individual Income
$29,850
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    26%
  • $15-$34k
    32%
  • $35-$64k
    29%
  • $65k+
    13%

Community

Poll
58%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 66 responses
Poll
43%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 67 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 37 responses
  • Quick access to all the things you need in 10 min.
    30%
  • Access to major highways and lots of things to do
    27%
  • Get a security system
    8%
  • Neighborhood is very active so one must be active
    8%
  • There is a Family feel to the area
    8%
  • Children at play most of the time,nice neighbors
    5%
  • Find a nice neighborhood like Falcon's Lair
    5%

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