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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mesquite is 147,691. Mesquite, Texas is the 186th largest city in the US.
Parts of Mesquite are located within Dallas County and Kaufman County.
The peak population of Mesquite was in 2020, when its population was 149,680. In 2020, Mesquite was the 180th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 186th largest city in the US. Mesquite is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Mesquite has grown 18.1% since the 2000. Mesquite, Texas's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mesquite has a population density of 3,038.3 people per square mile.
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The total voting age population of Mesquite, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 84,725. The voting age population is 45.4% male and 54.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.7% of the residents of Mesquite are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mesquite are 62.8% White, 26.0% Black, 4.2% Other, 3.4% Two or more races, 2.8% Asian and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 41.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mesquite, 12.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.2%. On a per-household basis, 10.8% of families are below the poverty line in Mesquite.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.0% of Mesquite residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.4% of Mesquite residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.8% have a bachelor's degree and 5.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mesquite residents aged 5 and older, 39.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 34.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mesquite is 4.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mesquite, 11.4% 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 $57,824.
In Mesquite, 59.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.9% of housing units in Mesquite.
Of all the housing units in Mesquite, 0.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Mesquite, 12.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 6,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mesquite is $1,104.
In Mesquite, 86.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.