Mesquite, NV

People

The total population of Mesquite is 19,154. The median age is 50.63

19,154

Total Population

Gender Distribution
Male

49.15%

Male

Female

50.85%

Female

Age Distribution

20192018201720162015

Median Age

51

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Mesquite has some college, and 31.45% have a college degree.

< Grade 9
< Grade 9

4.04%

Grade 9-12
Grade 9-12

8.09%

High School
High School

27.5%

Some College
Some College

28.93%

Assoc Degree
Assoc Degree

8.46%

Bach Degree
Bach Degree

14.61%

Grad Degree
Grad Degree

8.38%

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 6,435 people.

6,435

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Food Preparation, Serving

Food Preparation, Serving

18.45%

1,433

Office and Administrative support

Office and Administrative support

12.52%

973

Sales

Sales

11.19%

869

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

7.72%

600

Production Workers

Production Workers

6.09%

473

Total Employees

7,769

20152016201720182019

The work distribution of total employees in Mesquite is:

51%

Blue Collar

48%

White Collar


Total Establishments

651

Community Skyline

Businesses and Jobs

Mesquite has a total of 651 businesses. In 2019, 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

2,371

Jobs

56

Establishments

2
Arts, Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation

Arts, Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation

1,116

Jobs

22

Establishments

3
Retail

Retail

1,081

Jobs

92

Establishments

4
Health Care and Social Services

Health Care and Social Services

620

Jobs

115

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Mesquite have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

60.68%

5-9 Employees

21.81%

10-19 Employees

7.99%

20-49 Employees

5.99%

50-99 Employees

1.84%

100+ Employees

1.69%

Income and Spending

Households in Mesquite earn a median yearly income of 53,761. 31.91% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 54,090 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$53,761

Median Household Income

12

%

less than the county

13

%

less than the state

16

%

less than the nation

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

Shelter

$11,317

Transportation

Transportation

$9,896

Food and Beverages

Food and Beverages

$8,026

Health Care

Health Care

$4,830

Utilities

Utilities

$4,197

Piggy Bank

$54,090

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 159% 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%