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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mesquite is 21,158. Mesquite, Nevada is the 1,792nd largest city in the US.
Mesquite is located entirely in Clark County.
The current population of Mesquite (21,158) is it's peak population.
Mesquite has grown 119.1% since the 2000. Mesquite, Nevada is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 91% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Mesquite has a population density of 478.9 people per square mile.
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|1796||Battle Ground, Washington||21,119||110.3%|
The total voting age population of Mesquite, Nevada, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,614. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 41.0% of the residents of Mesquite are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mesquite are 86.2% White, 6.5% Other, 2.8% Asian, 2.3% Two or more races, 1.1% Black, 0.7% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 22.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mesquite, 8.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.2%. On a per-household basis, 4.7% of families are below the poverty line in Mesquite.
Among those aged 16 and older, 39.3% of Mesquite residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.5% of Mesquite residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.3% have a bachelor's degree and 8.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mesquite residents aged 5 and older, 17.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 15.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mesquite is 7.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mesquite, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mesquite is $55,542.
In Mesquite, 72.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.2% of housing units in Mesquite.
In Mesquite, 57.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mesquite is $879.
In Mesquite, 81.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.