Mesquite, NV

People

The total population of Mesquite is 18,662. The median age is 51.98

18,662

Total Population

Gender Distribution
Male

48.94%

Male

Female

51.06%

Female

Age Distribution

20182017201620152014

Median Age

52

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Mesquite has some college, and 29.2% have a college degree.

< Grade 9
< Grade 9

4.06%

Grade 9-12
Grade 9-12

7.65%

High School
High School

29.33%

Some College
Some College

29.75%

Assoc Degree
Assoc Degree

9.53%

Bach Degree
Bach Degree

12.8%

Grad Degree
Grad Degree

6.87%

0

in the community

6

within 50 miles

Colleges

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

2

within 50 miles

Universities

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Mesquite has a labor force of 6,355 people.

6,355

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Food Preparation, Serving

Food Preparation, Serving

17.44%

1,465

Office and Administrative support

Office and Administrative support

12.54%

1,053

Sales

Sales

11.42%

959

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

7.8%

655

Building and Grounds maintenance

Building and Grounds maintenance

5.98%

502

Total Employees

8,399

20142015201620172018

The work distribution of total employees in Mesquite is:

52%

Blue Collar

47%

White Collar


Total Establishments

645

Community Skyline

Businesses and Jobs

Mesquite has a total of 645 businesses. In 2017, the leading industries in Mesquite were Accommodation and Food Services, Arts, Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation, Retail, and Health Care and Social Services.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1
Accommodation and Food Services

Accommodation and Food Services

2,330

Jobs

58

Establishments

2
Arts, Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation

Arts, Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation

1,451

Jobs

23

Establishments

3
Retail

Retail

1,054

Jobs

87

Establishments

4
Health Care and Social Services

Health Care and Social Services

635

Jobs

103

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Mesquite have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

60.31%

5-9 Employees

21.4%

10-19 Employees

8.68%

20-49 Employees

5.74%

50-99 Employees

1.86%

100+ Employees

2.02%

Income and Spending

Households in Mesquite earn a median yearly income of 48,208. 28.28% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 52,548 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$48,208

Median Household Income

15

%

less than the county

17

%

less than the state

20

%

less than the nation

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

Shelter

$10,798

Transportation

Transportation

$10,100

Food and Beverages

Food and Beverages

$7,830

Health Care

Health Care

$4,428

Utilities

Utilities

$4,053

Piggy Bank

$52,548

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 144% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

HouseApartment Building

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 13 minutes commuting to work. Mesquite is served by 6 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within 17 miles. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

13min

Commute Travel Time

1 + 6(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

Interstate

In Community

17

Distance to Freight Rail

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

0%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

0%

Top State Personal Income Tax

0%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

0%

State Sales Tax

6.85%