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Population in 2012: 16,062 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +71.1%
Males: 8,043  (50.1%)
Females: 8,019  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  52.4 years
Nevada median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 89027.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,646 (it was $40,392 in 2000)
Mesquite:

$39,646
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,798

Mesquite city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $155,233 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Mesquite:

$155,233
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $290,185; Detached houses: $326,849; Townhouses or other attached units: $286,785; In 2-unit structures: $197,818; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,183; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $273,548; Mobile homes: $170,298

Median gross rent in 2012: $888.

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  • White alone - 10,269 (66.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4,633 (30.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 153 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 131 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 122 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 70 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.08%)

Races in Mesquite detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mesquite: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.3%), English (13.2%), Irish (8.8%), United States (4.2%), Scottish (2.4%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1984

Elevation: 1608 feet

Land area: 15.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,049 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mesquite:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesquite city:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

1,919 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.5%
Nevada:  19.2%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Mesquite, Nevada as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mesquite to the number of sex offenders is 1,071 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,694 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,766 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (69.5 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (76.1 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (253.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Scenic, AZ (2.0 miles ), Bunkerville, NV (2.0 miles ), Littlefield, AZ (3.2 miles ), Beaver Dam, AZ (3.3 miles ), Moapa Valley, NV (5.1 miles ), Moapa Town, NV (5.5 miles ), Santa Clara, UT (5.8 miles ), Ivins, UT (5.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 196 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 1998: 359 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1999: 370 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2000: 278 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2001: 404 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2002: 289 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2003: 387 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2004: 429 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2005: 599 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2006: 303 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2007: 487 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2008: 379 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2009: 106 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2010: 201 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2011: 134 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2012: 169 buildings, average cost: $155,900

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Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 114.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +975 (+6.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,859 (80.4%)

Area code: 702

Mesquite household income distribution Mesquite home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Mesquite by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 1001001
per 100,000 8.20.00.08.60.00.07.2
Rapes 5000212
per 100,000 41.10.00.00.016.37.714.3
Robberies 8644443
per 100,000 65.860.639.234.432.630.621.5
Assaults 1011101382325
per 100,000 82.2111.297.9111.965.2176.1178.9
Burglaries 3632171041815
per 100,000 296.0323.4166.586.132.6137.8107.3
Thefts 109109173228257287290
per 100,000 896.21101.51694.11963.02094.22196.92075.1
Auto thefts 24293934395355
per 100,000 197.3293.0381.9292.7317.8405.7393.6
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.3) 130.7108.1117.0130.8122.0149.5157.3

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Crime rate in Mesquite detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Nevada average:

2.06

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Mesquite, Nevada accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +7,343 (+358.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Mesquite-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nevada state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/1992 at 13:37:27, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from Mesquite center
On 5/16/2004 at 01:29:39, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 04:16:25, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/2002 at 10:44:07, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 6.3 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from Mesquite center
On 6/30/2008 at 22:49:58, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Main business address for: INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT).


Hospitals/medical centers in Mesquite:

  • DESERT VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 350 FALCON RIDGE PKWY STE 104)
  • MESA VIEW HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, 330 FALCON RIDGE PKWY BLDG. 200 STE A)
  • MESA VIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1299 BERTHA HOWE AVENUE)
  • VIRGIN VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, 355 WEST MESQUITE BLVD SUITE D20)
  • HIGHLAND MANOR OF MESQUITE (Nursing Home, 272 PIONEER BLVD)

Political contributions by individuals in Mesquite, NV

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Local government website: www.mesquitenv.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mesquite:

  • Dixie State College of Utah (about 36 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 4,520)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 76 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 19,233)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 78 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 10,108)
  • University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus (about 79 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 3,102)
  • Southern Utah University (about 83 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 5,635)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 176 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • Snow College (about 224 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mesquite:

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Notable locations in Mesquite: Carmen Plaza (A), City of Mesquite Animal Shelter (B), Mesquite City Hall (C), Mesquite Community Center (D), Nevada Visitor Center (E), Police Station and Justice Facility (F), Mesquite Fire and Rescue Station 1 (G), Mesquite Fire and Rescue Station 2 (H), Mesquite Library (I), Mesquite Fine Arts Center (J), Mesquite Recreation Center (K), Virgin Valley Heritage Museum (L), Mesquite Fire and Rescue Station 3 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pulsipher Wash (A), Town Wash (B), Abbott Wash (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mesquite include: Elementary Park (1), Hafen Lane Park (2), Jensen Park (3), Library Park (4), Marilyn Redd Park (5), Pioneer Park (6), Pulsipher Park (7), Virgin Valley Middle School and High School Park (8), Virgin Valley School Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: International World of Pets (Museums; 450 Hillside Drive) (1), Precious Treasures (Museums; 450 Hillside Drive) (2), Clark NV County - Libraries- Mesquite (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 121 West 100 North) (3), Oasis Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 897 West Mesquite Boulevard) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Oasis Resort Casino Golf Spa (897 West Mesquite Boulevard) (1), Holiday Inn (301 Mesa Blvd) (2), Trivista Resort (401 Paradise Parkway) (3), Highland Estates Suites (555 Highland Drive) (4), Stateline Casino Restaurant & Motel (490 West Mesquite Boulevard) (5), M V Motel (151 East Mesquite Boulevard) (6), Desert Palms Motel (92 W Mesquite Blvd) (7), Mesquite Springs Suites (580 Mesa Boulevard) (8), REDD Room Steakhouse (897 West Mesquite Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Mesquite NV City - Courts- Municipal Court (500 Hillside Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.7. This is better than average.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.2. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.0. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.0
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mesquite and their reported violations in the past:

VIRGIN VALLEY WATER DISTRICT (Address: VIRGIN VALLEY WATER DIST , Population served: 17000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 143 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.1%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.7% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mesquite, NV

71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
67 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Mesquite compared to Nevada state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Mesquite (2011 data):

  • Nevada Bank and Trust Company: Mesquite Branch at 349 Falcon Ridge Parkway 400/104, branch established on 2007/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.8 mil, Deposits: $83.1 mil, headquarters in Caliente, NV, positive income, 4 total offices
  • Bank of Nevada: Mesquite Branch at 11 Pioneer Boulevard, branch established on 1996/11/01. Info updated 2009/09/28: Bank assets: $2,877.6 mil, Deposits: $2,377.3 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Western Alliance Bancorporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mesquite Branch at 611 W Mesquite Boulevard, branch established on 1990/06/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mesquite Branch at 81 West Mesquite Boulevard, branch established on 1967/11/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Nevada State Bank: Falcon Ridge Branch at 1130 West Pioneer Blvd, branch established on 2007/06/25. Info updated 2009/04/21: Bank assets: $4,101.1 mil, Deposits: $3,546.3 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 53 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mesquite, Nevada:

  • Oasis Resort, 897 West Mequite Blvd, Mesquite, NV 89024 , Phone: (702) 346-5232, Fax: (702) 346-2886
  • Virgin River Hotel & Casino, I-15 And N Mesquite Blvd, Mesquite, NV 89024 , Phone: (702) 346-7777
  • Casa Blanca Villas, 100 Pulsipher Ln, Mesquite, NV 89027 , Phone: (702) 346-4700, Fax: (702) 346-3500
  • Casablanca Resort And Casino, 950 West Mesquite Blvd, Mesquite, NV 89027 , Phone: (800) 459-7529
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 1030 W Pioneer Blvd, Mesquite, NV 89027 , Phone: (702) 346-2200, Fax: (702) 346-2201
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mesquite, Nevada

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mesquite travel time to work - commute


Mesquite mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mesquite city (based on Clark County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.25%
Here36.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents47.5%16.4%15.0%5.3%3.5%
Congregations5.1%38.4%3.7%9.9%4.9%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.4%1.1%6.6%
Congregations0.8%2.1%2.9%2.7%29.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Clark County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 176
Clark County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 403
Clark County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,038
Here:

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

24.8%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

13.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$11,278$67,6680$0
Other Government Administration 33$149,177$54,2460$0
Judicial and Legal 5$27,704$66,4901$1,333
Police Protection - Officers 26$123,714$57,0990$0
Police - Other 14$45,535$39,0304$1,641
Firefighters 18$95,047$63,36517$15,243
Fire - Other 5$27,139$65,1340$0
Correction 7$26,922$46,1520$0
Streets and Highways 9$30,179$40,2390$0
Welfare 3$7,614$30,4562$1,036
Health 0$0 1$669
Sewerage 8$28,747$43,1210$0
Parks and Recreation 17$53,836$38,00223$10,412
Other and Unallocable 2$6,485$38,9100$0
Totals for Government 149$633,377$51,01048$30,334

Mesquite government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,354,000 ($146.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,408,000 ($87.66)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($1.56)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,723,000 ($169.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,503,000 ($93.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,273,000 ($79.26)
    Fire Protection: $993,000 ($61.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $972,000 ($60.52)
    Sewerage: $899,000 ($55.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $641,000 ($39.91)
    Air Transportation: $493,000 ($30.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $480,000 ($29.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000 ($23.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $287,000 ($17.87)
    Welfare - Other: $190,000 ($11.83)
    Financial Administration: $185,000 ($11.52)
    General Public Buildings: $134,000 ($8.34)
    Health Services - Other: $97,000 ($6.04)
    General - Other: $96,000 ($5.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $869,000 ($54.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $312,000 ($19.42)
    Fire Protection: $175,000 ($10.90)
    Police Protection: $130,000 ($8.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $84,000 ($5.23)
    Central Staff: $69,000 ($4.30)
    Air Transportation: $47,000 ($2.93)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $12,000 ($0.75)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($0.62)
    Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($0.25)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,797,000 ($298.66)

Mesquite government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $112,000 ($6.97)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,868,000 ($116.30)
    All Other: $602,000 ($37.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000 ($36.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $208,000 ($12.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $886,000 ($55.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $48,000 ($2.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $303,000 ($18.86)
    General Support: $200,000 ($12.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $838,000 ($52.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $712,000 ($44.33)
    Special Assessments: $47,000 ($2.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,282,000 ($328.85)
    Highways: $205,000 ($12.76)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,421,000 ($150.73)
    Property: $1,659,000 ($103.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $922,000 ($57.40)
    Total General Sales: $279,000 ($17.37)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $209,000 ($13.01)
    Public Utilities: $103,000 ($6.41)

Mesquite government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,095,000 ($1126.57)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $7,657,000 ($476.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $17,244,000 ($1073.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,509,000 ($529.76)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,195,000 ($74.40)
    Beginning: $395,000 ($24.59)

Mesquite government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,041,000 ($438.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,066,000 ($502.18)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $360,000 ($22.41)

8.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Nevada average:

9.02%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($591 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.19%
Nevada average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.09% ($37,471 average AGI)
from San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($46,792)
from Orange County, CA  0.28% ($60,236)


5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Nevada average:

6.56%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($842 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.11%
Nevada average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.32% ($35,784 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.26% ($55,546)
to Nye County, NV  0.16% ($51,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mesquite:

  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KENO (1460 AM; 10 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBAD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mesquite:

  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K204AT (88.7 FM; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KVEG (97.5 FM; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: KEMP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KBHQ (104.7 FM; MOAPA VALLEY, NV; Owner: SUMMIT AMERICAN, INC.)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNPR (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBZB (98.9 FM; PIOCHE, NV; Owner: GLA-MAR BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mesquite:

  • K02FN (Channel 2; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • W59AJ (Channel 59; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mesquite, Nevada:
  • Fatal accident count: 39
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 49
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 101
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
Nevada average:
  • Fatal accident count: 311
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 477
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 117
  • Fatalities: 336
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 801
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 74

See more detailed statistics of Mesquite fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 109 meters (358ft)
Total costs: $527,000
Total average daily traffic: 150,195
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,713

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 11
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mesquite, NV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mesquite)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mesquite, NV)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mesquite)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mesquite)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED62$168,764128$155,775253$160,8496$99,517121$159,43511$111,672
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$187,46312$179,02638$170,1970$013$164,8682$131,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$147,78715$125,863127$193,5206$80,85033$163,1913$49,893
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$155,12615$153,46587$180,5254$158,78525$182,1000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$236,1982$129,9758$268,6080$01$100,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0056.06 , 0056.07, 0056.08, 0059.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$225,9683$179,3706$264,448
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$184,4700$03$208,703
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$209,2871$268,4602$198,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$264,8351$315,0001$191,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0056.06 , 0056.07, 0056.08, 0059.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Mesquite


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mesquite, NV

Most common first names in Mesquite, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3973.7 years
Robert3871.6 years
John3075.9 years
William2972.6 years
Mary2878.2 years
Charles2175.1 years
Joseph1870.5 years
Donald1775.3 years
George1679.3 years
Dorothy1582.0 years
Most common last names in Mesquite, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hughes1484.9 years
Leavitt1180.9 years
Johnson1180.9 years
Reber1073.8 years
Anderson1073.4 years
Davis975.1 years
Jensen777.3 years
Wilson762.4 years
Walker781.4 years
Young682.3 years
Businesses in Mesquite, NV
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1Popeyes1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx5Sears1
H&R Block1Sprint Nextel2
Jack In The Box1Starbucks2
KFC1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Mesquite, NV


Mesquite on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #26 (89027) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Samuel M. Huddleston (3)
  • Dan Kershaw (2)
  • Carol Arnim (1)
  • Ilona M. Graham (1)
  • Jacqueline Sue Komaschka (1)
  • Gary L. Dahms (1)
  • William Randolph Vincent (1)
  • Marguerite Linne Arledge (1)
  • Denny Palmer (1)
  • Norman Thomas Stieb (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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