Mesquite, Nevada

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Population in 2017: 18,541 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +97.5%
Males: 9,056  (48.8%)
Females: 9,485  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

56.7 years
Nevada median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 89027.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,775 (it was $40,392 in 2000)
Mesquite:

$51,775
NV:

$58,003

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,322 (it was $20,191 in 2000)

Mesquite city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $239,032 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Mesquite:

$239,032
NV:

$258,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $265,154; detached houses: $311,555; townhouses or other attached units: $204,793; in 2-unit structures: $151,755; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,628; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,744; mobile homes: $68,167

Median gross rent in 2017: $857.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mesquite: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.0%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.7% for American Indian residents, 33.9% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mesquite, NV (2017)
    • 12,62870.0%White alone
    • 3,90521.6%Hispanic
    • 3051.7%Asian alone
    • 2111.2%Two or more races
    • 1781.0%American Indian alone
    • 1260.7%Black alone
    • 540.3%Other race alone
    • 380.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Mesquite, Nevada as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mesquite is 477 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Mesquite by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.7)
2
(14.3)
2
(12.8)
2
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
1
(6.5)
4
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
9
(53.8)
21
(120.6)
7
(39.0)
13
(70.4)
14
(73.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(30.6)
3
(21.5)
2
(12.8)
8
(48.6)
8
(45.8)
7
(38.6)
1
(6.5)
3
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
6
(34.5)
4
(22.3)
2
(10.8)
3
(15.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(176.1)
25
(178.9)
17
(108.6)
13
(78.9)
4
(22.9)
21
(115.8)
18
(116.8)
10
(64.0)
9
(55.1)
14
(83.7)
7
(40.2)
11
(61.2)
16
(86.6)
15
(78.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(137.8)
15
(107.3)
32
(204.3)
42
(255.0)
50
(286.5)
47
(259.2)
51
(331.1)
72
(460.8)
52
(318.6)
53
(316.7)
54
(310.1)
53
(295.0)
37
(200.3)
61
(320.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
287
(2,197)
290
(2,075)
374
(2,388)
292
(1,773)
177
(1,014)
189
(1,042)
194
(1,259)
216
(1,382)
178
(1,091)
194
(1,159)
202
(1,160)
234
(1,302)
239
(1,294)
204
(1,071)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(405.7)
55
(393.6)
44
(281.0)
35
(212.5)
16
(91.7)
18
(99.3)
13
(84.4)
14
(89.6)
20
(122.5)
10
(59.8)
23
(132.1)
49
(272.7)
40
(216.5)
33
(173.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.3)
2
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)180.5190.0168.1145.886.3106.9123.8133.8111.3134.9193.5144.6159.9158.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mesquite, NV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Nevada average:

2.06
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Ancestries: German (13.4%), English (10.7%), American (10.4%), Irish (4.7%), Italian (2.5%), Norwegian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1984

Elevation: 1608 feet

Land area: 15.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,211 people per square mile   (low).

Mesquite, Nevada map

1,800 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America).

This city:

10.0%
Nevada:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,557 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,546 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 114.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,813 (+10.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,552 (80.0%)

Area code: 702

Distribution of median household income in Mesquite, NV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mesquite, NV in 2017
Mesquite satellite photo by USGS

Mesquite tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Nevada:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +7,343 (+358.9%).
Most common industries in Mesquite, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (27.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (23.1%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (26.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.9%)
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.9%)
  • Public administration (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (28.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (27.8%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.0%)
  • Social assistance (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Mesquite, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.5%)
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in Mesquite, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mesquite, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.93
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Mesquite-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 644% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 206.2 miles away from Mesquite center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 302.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 315.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from Mesquite center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 264.0 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mesquite topographic map

Main business address for: INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT).

Hospitals and medical centers in Mesquite:

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

Airports and heliports located in Mesquite:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mesquite:

  • Dixie State University (about 36 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Nevada State College (about 74 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 77 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 79 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Southern Utah University (about 83 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Mohave Community College (about 106 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 177 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

Public high school in Mesquite:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mesquite:

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Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Mesquite: INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL INC (A). Display/hide its location 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

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: 18,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
  • 557 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mesquite that have no violations reported:

  • RED ROCK RV AND CAMPING PARK (Serves ID, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mesquite:

Marital status in Mesquite, NV
  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Mesquite:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Nevada average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mesquite
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mesquite, NV (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic354,11032
Evangelical Protestant150,709349
Other149,167300
Mainline Protestant27,07272
Black Protestant8,55042
Orthodox8,19111
None1,253,470-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Clark County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
Clark County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

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

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clark County:

8.7%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.8%
Nevada:

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

13.2%
Nevada:

13.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mesquite:

47.6%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.5%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Nevada:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.5%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mesquite:

34.1%
Nevada:

33.0%

General health condition:
Mesquite:

52.3%
Nevada:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.7%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mesquite, NV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$193,641$89,3730$0
Firefighters 24$133,719$66,8604$3,244
Other Government Administration 20$86,609$51,9651$1,025
Other and Unallocable 17$78,353$55,3080$0
Parks and Recreation 16$58,532$43,89932$16,432
Police - Other 7$32,329$55,4214$3,447
Correction 7$38,138$65,3790$0
Sewerage 7$26,473$45,3820$0
Financial Administration 6$30,958$61,9160$0
Judicial and Legal 6$28,842$57,6841$525
Streets and Highways 6$24,117$48,2340$0
Welfare 4$11,840$35,52010$2,218
Fire - Other 1$3,914$46,9680$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 147$747,465$61,01852$26,891

Mesquite government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,766,000 ($95.25)
    General - Other: $1,200,000 ($64.72)
    Regular Highways: $169,000 ($9.11)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($0.65)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,312,000 ($286.50)
    Police Protection: $5,256,000 ($283.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,532,000 ($190.50)
    Regular Highways: $2,598,000 ($140.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,856,000 ($100.10)
    Sewerage: $1,673,000 ($90.23)
    Central Staff Services: $1,658,000 ($89.42)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,068,000 ($57.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,056,000 ($56.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $681,000 ($36.73)
    General Public Buildings: $563,000 ($30.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $534,000 ($28.80)
    Public Welfare - Other: $504,000 ($27.18)
    Natural Resources - Other: $433,000 ($23.35)
    Air Transportation: $372,000 ($20.06)
    Financial Administration: $229,000 ($12.35)
    Health - Other: $205,000 ($11.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,020,000 ($108.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $22,000 ($1.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($0.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($0.76)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($0.32)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.05)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,539,000 ($568.42)

Mesquite government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,078,000 ($166.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,770,000 ($95.46)
    Other: $1,435,000 ($77.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $737,000 ($39.75)
    Air Transportation: $553,000 ($29.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $33,000 ($1.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $118,000 ($6.36)
    Other: $44,000 ($2.37)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $723,000 ($38.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,084,000 ($220.27)
    Interest Earnings: $2,777,000 ($149.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $604,000 ($32.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $396,000 ($21.36)
    Rents: $356,000 ($19.20)
    Sale of Property: $89,000 ($4.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,784,000 ($527.70)
    General Local Government Support: $8,101,000 ($436.92)
    Highways: $1,610,000 ($86.83)
    Public Welfare: $209,000 ($11.27)
    Sewerage: $136,000 ($7.34)
  • Tax - Property: $7,609,000 ($410.39)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,351,000 ($72.87)
    Amusements License: $846,000 ($45.63)
    Other License: $626,000 ($33.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $621,000 ($33.49)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $549,000 ($29.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $163,000 ($8.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $145,000 ($7.82)

Mesquite government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,894,000 ($2637.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,944,000 ($2477.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,950,000 ($159.11)

Mesquite government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,259,000 ($445.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,967,000 ($1184.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,687,000 ($360.66)

5.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Nevada average:

6.29%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,209 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.11%
Nevada average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.68% ($48,852 average AGI)
from San Diego County, CA  0.19% ($61,803)
from Orange County, CA  0.17% ($65,484)


4.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Nevada average:

5.08%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,531 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.10%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.33% ($46,894 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($68,037)
to San Diego County, CA  0.14% ($45,504)
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

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)
Mesquite fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mesquite fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 335ft / 102mTotal length
  • $527,000Total costs
  • 200,694Total average daily traffic
  • 29,064Total average daily truck traffic
  • 205,649Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mesquite, NV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mesquite, NV
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mesquite)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Mesquite, NV)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mesquite)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mesquite)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (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 in Mesquite, NV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mesquite, NV - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 48 took place in 2017, and the least - 15 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Mesquite, NV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (35.1%), and Structure Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mesquite, NV
    • 16535.1%Outside Fires
    • 15432.8%Structure Fires
    • 13328.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 183.8%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mesquite, NV
  • 93.7%Electricity
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mesquite, NV
  • 93.5%Electricity
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Mesquite compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Mesquite on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 (89027) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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