Mesquite, Nevada

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Population in 2013: 16,439 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +75.1%
Males: 8,291  (50.4%)
Females: 8,148  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  52.3 years
Nevada median age:  37.1 years

Zip codes: 89027.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,968 (it was $40,392 in 2000)
Mesquite:

$42,968
NV:

$51,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,868 (it was $20,191 in 2000)

Mesquite city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $193,088 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Mesquite:

$193,088
NV:

$165,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $204,857; Detached houses: $218,815; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,161; In 2-unit structures: $289,235; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,211; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $225,357; Mobile homes: $44,232; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,910

Median gross rent in 2013: $830.

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  • Races in Mesquite, NV (2013)

    Mesquite races chart
    • 10,78266.9%White alone
    • 4,60728.6%Hispanic
    • 1530.9%American Indian alone
    • 1410.9%Asian alone
    • 1340.8%Black alone
    • 540.3%Two or more races
    • 110.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mesquite: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.1%), English (11.8%), Irish (8.2%), United States (5.5%), Scottish (1.9%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1984

Elevation: 1608 feet

Land area: 15.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,074 people per square mile   (low).

Mesquite,NV real estate house value index trend

Mesquite, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Mesquite:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesquite city:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

2,062 residents are foreign born (10.2% Latin America).

This city:

12.8%
Nevada:

19.0%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Mesquite, Nevada as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mesquite to the number of sex offenders is 945 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 2013: $1,477 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,540 (0.8%)

Mesquite satellite photo by USGS

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 114.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,214 (+7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,627 (76.8%)

Area code: 702

Mesquite household income distribution Mesquite home values distribution

Crime rates in Mesquite by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 001001
per 100,000 0.00.08.60.00.07.2
Rapes 000212
per 100,000 0.00.00.016.37.714.3
Robberies 644443
per 100,000 60.639.234.432.630.621.5
Assaults 11101382325
per 100,000 111.297.9111.965.2176.1178.9
Burglaries 32171041815
per 100,000 323.4166.586.132.6137.8107.3
Thefts 109173228257287290
per 100,000 1,101.51,694.11,963.02,094.22,196.92,075.1
Auto thefts 293934395355
per 100,000 293.0381.9292.7317.8405.7393.6
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 320.2) 109.1118.1132.0123.1150.9158.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Mesquite detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 50 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Nevada average:

1.92

Mesquite tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7,343 (+358.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Mesquite: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mesquite, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 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)
  • DESERT VALLEY DIALYSIS (350 FALCON RIDGE PKWY STE 104)
  • MESA VIEW HOME CARE LLC (330 FALCON RIDGE PKWY BLDG. 200 STE A)
  • HIGHLAND MANOR OF MESQUITE (272 PIONEER BLVD)

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 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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 58.7. This is better than average.

City:

58.7
U.S.:

74.2

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.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0

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.:

20.2

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.2%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.3% for Black residents, 24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.3% for American Indian residents, 31.8% for other race residents, 4.7% 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
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, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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Mesquite compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • 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.
  • House age below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Nevada average:

12.0

Mesquite travel time to work - commute Mesquite mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

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

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,354,000 ($143.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,408,000 ($85.65)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($1.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,723,000 ($165.64)
    Central Staff Services: $1,503,000 ($91.43)
    Regular Highways: $1,273,000 ($77.44)
    Fire Protection: $993,000 ($60.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $972,000 ($59.13)
    Sewerage: $899,000 ($54.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $641,000 ($38.99)
    Air Transportation: $493,000 ($29.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $480,000 ($29.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000 ($23.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $287,000 ($17.46)
    Welfare - Other: $190,000 ($11.56)
    Financial Administration: $185,000 ($11.25)
    General Public Buildings: $134,000 ($8.15)
    Health Services - Other: $97,000 ($5.90)
    General - Other: $96,000 ($5.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $869,000 ($52.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $312,000 ($18.98)
    Fire Protection: $175,000 ($10.65)
    Police Protection: $130,000 ($7.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $84,000 ($5.11)
    Central Staff: $69,000 ($4.20)
    Air Transportation: $47,000 ($2.86)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $12,000 ($0.73)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($0.61)
    Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($0.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,797,000 ($291.81)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $112,000 ($6.81)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,868,000 ($113.63)
    All Other: $602,000 ($36.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000 ($35.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $208,000 ($12.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $886,000 ($53.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $48,000 ($2.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $303,000 ($18.43)
    General Support: $200,000 ($12.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $838,000 ($50.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $712,000 ($43.31)
    Special Assessments: $47,000 ($2.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,282,000 ($321.31)
    Highways: $205,000 ($12.47)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,421,000 ($147.27)
    Property: $1,659,000 ($100.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $922,000 ($56.09)
    Total General Sales: $279,000 ($16.97)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $209,000 ($12.71)
    Public Utilities: $103,000 ($6.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,095,000 ($1100.74)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $7,657,000 ($465.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $17,244,000 ($1048.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,509,000 ($517.61)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,195,000 ($72.69)
    Beginning: $395,000 ($24.03)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,041,000 ($428.31)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,066,000 ($490.66)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $360,000 ($21.90)

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($970 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.11%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.50% ($42,836 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.17% ($41,699)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($47,133)


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($724 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.10%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.44% ($33,513 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.17% ($43,344)
to San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($40,981)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Mesquite fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 111m364ftTotal length
  • $527,000Total costs
  • 150,695Total average daily traffic
  • 18,728Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 122000-2009
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

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  • #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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