Mesquite Dallas County, Texas

Mesquite: City in Dallas county, Texas, United States

About

Mesquite is a city located in the county of Dallas in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 139,824 and a population density of 1,139 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 138,916 inhabitants.

The city was created 144 years ago in 1877.

Mesquite Quick Facts

Population : 138,916 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Dallas County
Postal code : 75149, 75150, 75180, 75181, 75185, 75187
Area : 122.8 km2
Altitude : 495 feet / 151 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1878 (144 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:34:53 (27th May 2022)
Density : 1,131 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.65% (2010-2020)
Mesquite locator map
Location of Mesquite on Texas map.
Mesquite tower image
Mesquite tower
Mesquite tower image

Geography

Mesquite is located at 32°46'0"N 96°35'57"W (32.7668000, -96.5991600).

Mesquite map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mesquite decreased by 0.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 139,824 - census
2011 141,520 1.2% estimation process
2012 143,365 1.29% estimation process
2013 143,604 0.17% estimation process
2014 144,508 0.63% estimation process
2015 144,988 0.33% estimation process
2016 144,681 -0.21% estimation process
2017 144,218 -0.32% estimation process
2018 142,520 -1.19% estimation process
2019 140,937 -1.12% estimation process
2020 138,916 -1.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,464
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,385
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,743
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,378
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.6%
People over 65 (%) : 27.0%
Female persons, % : 54.5%
White only, percent : 90.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 265
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.6%

Mesquite zip code is 75149. County name: Dallas, County fips: 48113

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $203,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,459
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $493
2015-2019 median gross rent : $957
2015-2019 Households : 2,148
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.54
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,832
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,803
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 889,760
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 279,148
2012 total retail sales per capita : $51,608
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,645
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,609
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 651
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 476
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 133
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 34
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 578
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 70
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 492
2010 population per square mile : 2,767.6
2010 land area in square miles : 1.94

People born in Mesquite (30)

People born in Mesquite, including singer-songwriter, and actress Taylor Parks, choreographer Zach Woodlee, football player Ashlan Davis, .

List

  • G. J. Kinne (American football player) he was born in 01/12/1988
  • Nikki Washington (football player and coach) she was born in 01/08/1988
  • Ray Cunningham (American baseball player) he was born in 17/01/1905
  • Taylor Lipsett (American ice sledge hockey player) he was born in 20/01/1987
  • Todd Graham (American football player and coach) he was born in 05/12/1964
  • Turkey Gross (American baseball player) he was born in 21/02/1896
  • Bradlee Baladez (American soccer player) he was born in 08/08/1991
  • Cindy Burkett (Texas businesswoman and politician) she was born in 13/09/1958
  • Alyssa Edwards (American drag queen) he was born in 16/01/1980
  • Kolton Browning (American Football Quarterback) he was born in 17/10/1990
  • Skye Dawson (American football player) he was born in 02/12/1990
  • Taylor Gabriel (American football player) he was born in 17/02/1991
  • Lauren Stephens (American cyclist) she was born in 28/12/1986
  • Trevone Boykin (American football player) he was born in 22/08/1993
  • Craig Wayne Boyd (American Country singer-songwriter) he was born in 31/12/1978
  • Malik Jefferson (American football player) he was born in 15/11/1996
  • Anthony Manning (US association football player) he was born in 04/09/1992
  • JaCorey Shepherd (American-football player (1993-)) he was born in 29/03/1993

Schools in Mesquite

College & universities near Mesquite, TX

Code Name City ZIP
455327 Hands on Therapy Mesquite (TX) 75149
478014 National American University-Mesquite Mesquite (TX) 75150-5628
475750 Carrington College-Mesquite Mesquite (TX) 75150-6509
224271 Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Dallas (TX) 75227-4314
224572 Eastfield College Mesquite (TX) 75150-2099

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mesquite, TX

Code Name Address Type
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
CBR Cleburne 206 North Border St. RAIL

Post offices near Mesquite

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mesqu Post Office Mesquite (TX) 75149
Balch Spring Post Office Balch Springs (TX) 75180
North Mesqu Post Office Mesquite (TX) 75150
Parkdal Post Office Dallas (TX) 75227
Pleasant Grov Post Office Dallas (TX) 75217

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Dallas County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dallas County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Dallas 1,343,266 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Irving 240,916 City in Texas, USA
Garland 236,897 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Grand Prairie 195,272 City in Texas, USA
Carrollton 139,892 City in Texas
Richardson 121,112 City in Texas, United States
Rowlett 68,388 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
DeSoto 52,910 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Farmers Branch 51,373 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Cedar Hill 47,820 City in Texas
Coppell 40,958 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Lancaster 39,265 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Duncanville 38,189 City in Dallas County, Texas, in the United States
Sachse 25,964 City in Texas, United States
University Park 24,885 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Balch Springs 24,831 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Mesquite distances to largest Texas cities