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Population in 2012: 143,195 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.0%
 

Males: 67,805  (47.4%)
Females: 75,390  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Texas median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 75149.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,408 (it was $50,424 in 2000)
Mesquite:

$47,408
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,947

Mesquite city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,400 (it was $85,400 in 2000)
Mesquite:

$105,400
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,474; Detached houses: $118,935; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,676; In 2-unit structures: $62,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,500; Mobile homes: $78,809

Median gross rent in 2012: $882.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 75149, 75150, 75181.

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  • Hispanic - 56,577 (39.4%)
  • White alone - 52,627 (36.7%)
  • Black alone - 29,964 (20.9%)
  • Asian alone - 3,394 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 623 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 194 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 105 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mesquite: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.5%), German (7.0%), English (5.8%), Irish (5.7%), French (1.5%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 43.4 square miles.

Population density: 3,298 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Mesquite:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesquite city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

20,634 residents are foreign born (11.6% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

This city:  15.5%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 185 registered sex offenders living in Mesquite, Texas as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mesquite to the number of sex offenders is 774 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,514 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,022 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (8.7 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (10.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Sunnyvale, TX (1.7 miles ), Balch Springs, TX (2.1 miles ), Travis Ranch, TX (2.8 miles ), Forney, TX (2.9 miles ), Garland, TX (3.0 miles ), Heath, TX (3.0 miles ), Rowlett, TX (3.1 miles ), Seagoville, TX (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 622 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1998: 551 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 1999: 672 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2000: 686 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2001: 439 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2002: 347 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2003: 421 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2004: 509 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2005: 426 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2006: 345 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2007: 132 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2008: 64 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2009: 79 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $79,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.78 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Rodeo Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: -66,977 (-46.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,657 (20.4%)

Mesquite household income distribution Mesquite home values distribution

Property values in Mesquite, TX


 

Crime rates in Mesquite by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2491575635722
per 100,000 1.73.16.90.83.85.33.74.52.33.85.21.41.4
Rapes 2358101510810178814
per 100,000 1.72.43.86.17.611.47.56.07.512.86.05.69.7
Robberies 109147135148110169171199170220165177183
per 100,000 90.2115.4103.8113.283.7128.2128.0150.3128.2165.5123.2124.0126.4
Assaults 314312298306341339310364309292302210243
per 100,000 259.8245.0229.1234.0259.4257.1232.1274.9233.0219.6225.4147.1167.8
Burglaries 5946466898559088379269441,0291,3901,4571,7041,568
per 100,000 491.5507.3529.7653.8690.8634.8693.2713.0776.01045.61087.61193.61082.8
Thefts 4,3254,5544,5284,7744,4383,9643,7433,9164,3994,6614,3454,1974,030
per 100,000 3578.53576.03481.33650.53376.43006.62802.02957.73317.53506.13243.42939.82782.9
Auto thefts 713876816762744709705683698688714641687
per 100,000 589.9687.9627.4582.7566.0537.8527.8515.9526.4517.5533.0449.0474.4
Arson 94102522853N/A4629176201019
per 100,000 77.880.140.021.440.3N/A34.421.912.84.514.97.013.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 328.9347.0341.7347.2340.6338.4321.1345.0346.4390.5368.8331.6327.5

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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: 293 (219 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Texas average:

1.95

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +22,344 (+21.9%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mesquite-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 272% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Mesquite city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/4/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mesquite-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from Mesquite center
On 4/5/2006 at 18:46:23, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dallas County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mesquite topographic map

Birthplace of: Jean Harris (environmentalist) - Environmentalist, Todd Graham - Football player and coach, Zach Woodlee - Choreographer, Adam Hood - College basketball player (Air Force Falcons), Almaad Jackson - College basketball player (Alcorn State Braves), Brandon Nichols - College basketball player (Arkansas LR Trojans), Josh Jacobs - College basketball player (Arkansas LR Trojans), Michael Neal - College basketball player (Oklahoma Sooners), Ray Cunningham - Baseball player, Taylor Parks - Actress.


Hospitals/medical centers in Mesquite:

  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS MESQUITE (Dialysis Facility, 3330 NORTH GALLOWAY AVENUE #160)
  • METRO EAST DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 909 GROSS RD STE 200)
  • A 1 HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, 920 SUMNER DRIVE)
  • A UNIFIED HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, 2033 MILITARY PARKWAY STE 400 D)
  • ABOUNDING HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, 4675 IH 30 SUITE 102)
  • ACCESS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 617 WEST KEARNEY SUITE 102)
  • AGAPE HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 3030 TOWNE CENTRE SUITE 100)
  • ALL ABOUT CARE HOMEHEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 2808 BEAU DRIVE)
  • ALPHA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1210 RIVERCREST DR)
  • BETHANYA HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 4321 NORTH BELTLINE ROAD SUITE 300)
  • BLESSINGS HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 3149 NORTH US HIGHWAY 67 SUITE C)
  • BRENTWOOD HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 3939 EAST US HWY 80 SUITE 375)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE CENTERS INC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1000 WIGGINS PARKWAY)
  • CLASSIC HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 2621 WALNUT CREEK DRIVE)
  • CLOVER HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, 1004 CAVERN DRIVE)
  • CRYSTAL CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1675 REPUBLIC PARKWAY SUITE 200)
  • DEPENDABLE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, 2111 N BELTLINE ROAD SUITE 102)
  • DIVINITY HEALTHCARE PLLC (Home Health Center, 3213 IH 30 SUITE 205)
  • EBENEZER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1515 E KEARNEY ST SUITE 100)
  • ECLIPSE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1452 JUNCTION RUN)
  • ELI HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 2601 PANDALE DRIVE)
  • EMCARE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 2612 HACKBERRY CREEK)
  • ENVISION HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 730 EAST GRUBB DR)
  • EST PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, 3129 NORTH US HIGHWAY 67 SUITE D)
  • EXODUS HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1815 EDWARDS CHURCH ROAD)
  • FAGLO HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, 3224 INTERSTATE 30 EAST SUITE 116)
  • FIRST RAPHA HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 731 HUGH WALKER DR)
  • GOODWILL HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2503 WHITETAIL DRIVE)
  • HEARTBEAT HOME HEALTH AGENCY LTD LLP (Home Health Center, 3939 E HIGHWAY 80 SUITE 470)
  • HEAVENLY HOST INC (Home Health Center, 2033 MILITARY PARKWAY SUITE 305 C)
  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 700 NORTH TOWN EAST BOULEVARD SUITE 159)
  • HILFORD HOME HEALTHCARE LLC (Home Health Center, 1834 HILL WOOD DRIVE)
  • JK HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, 609 NORTH EBRITE STREET SUITE 103)
  • JP AND P HEALTHCARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 2737 SPRING RAIN ROAD)
  • KC HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, 2601 GUS THOMASSON ROAD #100)
  • LEONE HOMEHEALTH CARE AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, 3201 I 30 SUITE A)
  • MJ HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 3939 EAST HIGHWAY 80 SUITE 428)
  • MODERN HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 3225 NORTH HIGHWAY 67 SUITE G)
  • NEWWAY HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 2111 N BELTLINE RD SUITE 1A)
  • PASSIONATE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2832 CANTURA DRIVE)
  • PHYSICIANS CHOICE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 200 E MAIN STREET)
  • PRECIOUS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, 3224 IH 30 EAST SUITE 118)
  • PREMIER HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 18601 LBJ FREEWAY SUITE 460)
  • PROFICIENT HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 4224 WOODBLUFF DR)
  • PROMISE HOMEHEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 3216 SILVER CREEK DR)
  • PRUDENT HEALTHCARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 1908 APPALACHIA DRIVE)
  • REGENCY HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 2601 CANTURA DRIVE)
  • RELIANT HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 1120 N GALLOWAY)
  • RO PRIORITY HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, 2930 COUNTRY CIRCLE)
  • STAFFING NURSES HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 1703 CEDARBROOK)
  • STARLEX HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2834 JEREMY DRIVE)
  • TENDER HANDS HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 3141 N US HIGHWAY 67 SUITE C)
  • TEXAS BEST CARE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 18601 LBJ FREEWAY SUITE 110)
  • TEXAS PREMIER HOME HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, 731 OPAL LANE)
  • TRINITY ANGELS HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 4704 BLUE MESA LANE)
  • WE CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 417 N BRYAN-BELTLINE ROAD SUITE A)
  • DALLAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 1011 NORTH GALLOWAY AVENUE)
  • EASTBROOK HOUSE (Hospital, 3313 EASTBROOK DR)
  • EVERGREEN ISLANDVIEW COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 1901 ISLAND VIEW)
  • EVERGREEN VALLEY CREEK COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 907 VALLEYCREEK DR)
  • HARMAN HOUSE (Hospital, 4237 ASHWOOD DR)
  • MESQUITE PHYSICIANS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1527 N GALLOWAY)
  • MESQUITE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1024 N GALLOWAY AVENUE)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOSPICE OF TEXAS INC (Hospital, 3939 EAST HIGHWAY 80 STE 303)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1000 WIGGINS PKWY)
  • HERITAGE PLACE (Nursing Home, 825 W KEARNEY)
  • MESQUITE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 3500 INTERSTATE 30)
  • MESQUITE TREE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 434 PAZA DR)
  • TOWN EAST REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3617 O'HARE DR)
  • WILLOW BEND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2231 HWY 80 E)
  • WILLOWBEND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2231 HIGHWAY 80 E)

Political contributions by individuals in Mesquite, TX

Airports and heliports located in Mesquite:


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Amtrak station near Mesquite:

  • 12 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.cityofmesquite.com

Colleges/Universities in Mesquite:

  • Eastfield College (Full-time enrollment: 3,140; Location: 3737 Motley Dr; Public; Website: www.dcccd.edu)
  • Metroplex Beauty School (FT enrollment: 67; Location: 519 N Galloway; Private, for-profit)
  • Hands on Therapy (FT enrollment: 14; Location: 1804 N Galloway Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.handsontherapyschools.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mesquite:

  • Southern Methodist University (about 12 miles; Dallas, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,121)
  • Richland College (about 13 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 5,192)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 16 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 10,442)
  • Brookhaven College (about 18 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Mountain View College (about 18 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 2,181)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 20 miles; Plano, TX; FT enrollment: 9,675)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 21 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 2,798)

Public high schools in Mesquite:

Private high schools in Mesquite:

  • DALLAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 698; Location: 1515 REPUBLIC PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CTCA - CALVARY TEMPLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 65; Location: 3150 S BELT LINE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Mesquite:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mesquite:

  • CHILDRENS PALACE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 603 S BRYAN BELT LINE RD; Grades: PK - 3)
  • LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE (Students: 89; Location: 412 S BRYAN-BELTLINE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • ST MARKS UMC CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR (Students: 54; Location: 3117 MOTLEY; Grades: PK - 1)
  • MEADOWVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 2419 FRANKLIN DR; Grades: KG - 7)
  • MESQUITE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: 790 WINDBELL CIR; Grades: 1 - 6)
See full list of schools located in Mesquite, School District: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Mesquite:

  • MESQUITE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,272,064; Location: 300 W GRUBB DR; 199,502 books; 8,570 audio materials; 8,943 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 273 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Mesquite: South Mesquite Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Mesquite Sewage Disposal (B), Town East Centre (C), Mesquite Fire Department Station 1 (D), Mesquite Fire Department Station 4 (E), Mesquite Fire Department Station 7 (F), Mesquite Fire Department Station 6 (G), Mesquite Fire Department Station 3 (H), Mesquite Fire Department Station 5 (I), Mesquite Fire Department Station 2 (J), Light Crust Doughboys Hall of Fame Museum (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Town East Mall Shopping Center (1), Bigtown Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mesquite include: Pentecostal Church of God Christian Assembly (A), First Indian Pentecostal Church (B), Emmanuel Pentecostal Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Mesquite Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Chapel of Praise Dallas Church (F), Four Square Gospel Fellowship Church (G), Eastfield Bible Chapel Church (H), Victory New Testament Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Frost Cemetery (1), Potter Cemetery (2), Lumley Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lucas Lake (A), Tosch Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Mesquite Creek (A), Long Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mesquite include: Hillcrest Park (1), Hodges Park (2), Seabourn Park (3), Shands Park (4), Rugel Park (5), Rutherford Park (6), Range Park (7), Parschall Park (8), Motley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Celebration Station (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4040 Towne Crsg Boulevard) (1), Cyber Town Pizza (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2034 Town East Mall STE 2034) (2), Brown's Boat Repair (Tours & Charters; 620 Hickory Tree Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Chet' s Electronic Lock & Repair (4200 Gus Thomasson Rd Ste 101) (1), Big Town Inn (4203 E Highway 80) (2), Classic Inn (3629 USHighway 80 East) (3), Astro Inn Mesquite (3517 Highway 67) (4), Best Western Inn & Suites Mesquite (4643 Highway 67) (5), Best Western Mesquite (4643 U South Highway 67) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Alpha Court Works (821 Creek Valley Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Dallas 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)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.540. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.540
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.39
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
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00931. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00931
U.S.:

0.05378


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.2% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mesquite, TX

People in group quarters in Mesquite in 2010:

  • 644 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Mesquite in 2000:

  • 615 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Mesquite compared to Texas state average:

Mesquite, Texas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Mesquite (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: at 917 Military Parkway, Motley Branch, Mobile Branch, Mobile Branch Rockwall, Mobile Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $227.9 mil, Deposits: $198.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: G-6 Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 3600 Gus Thomasson Road, #150 Branch, Valley Creek, North Mesquite Branch, Town East Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Gus Thomasson Branch, Highway 80 And Beltline Branch, Cartwright Branch, Mesquite Branch. 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
  • First National Bank Texas: Mesquite Banking Center - Rc 806, Gus Thomasson Banking Center - Rc 45, Galloway Banking Center - Rc 409. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Mesquite Branch at 3111 North Galloway Avenue, branch established on 1986/07/01; South Mesquite Branch at 801 W. Kearney Street, Suite 207, branch established on 2009/08/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Town East Branch at 1300 N Town East Boulevard, branch established on 1989/06/25; Mesquite Branch at 120 West Main Street, branch established on 1902/02/27. 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
  • Prosperity Bank: Mesquite Branch at 2424 Belt Line Road, branch established on 1997/04/14. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: The Waterford At Mesquite at 700 North Town East Boulevard, branch established on 2008/08/01. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Patriot Bank: Mesquite Branch at 1438 Oates Drive, branch established on 1986/12/08. Info updated 2007/01/16: Bank assets: $1,222.8 mil, Deposits: $988.4 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Patriot Bancshares, Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mesquite, Texas:

  • Motel 6 #0191 Mesquite, 3629 Hwy 80, Mesquite, TX 75150 , Phone: (972) 613-1662, Fax: (972) 613-1248
  • Ramada LTD, 3447 E Hwy I-30, Mesquite, TX 75150 , Phone: (972) 270-4000
  • Comfort Inn-mesquite, 923 Windbell Cir, Mesquite, TX 75149 , Phone: (972) 285-6300
  • Super 8 Motel-mesquite, 121 Grand JCT Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75149 , Phone: (972) 289-5481, Fax: (972) 289-1382
  • Best Western / Mesquite, 4643 Hwy 67, Mesquite, TX 75150 , Phone: (214) 660-0400, Fax: (214) 660-0500
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 2300 Hwy 67, Mesquite, TX 75150 , Phone: (972) 681-3300
  • Crossland, 2544 Us Hwy 67, Mesquite, TX 75150 , Phone: (972) 270-3630, Fax: (972) 270-3653
  • Fairfield Inn, 4020 Towne Xing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150 , Phone: (972) 686-8286, Fax: (972) 686-8286
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mesquite, Texas

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 (61%)
  • Utility gas (38%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Mesquite:

(Mesquite, Texas Neighborhood Map)


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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.11%
Here55.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristJewish
Adherents39.3%23.1%8.7%3.7%3.1%
Congregations4.1%24.6%7.6%8.9%1.4%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.5%2.3%2.3%2.1%13.0%
Congregations7.6%3.4%3.1%2.0%37.3%
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: 392
Dallas County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 25
Dallas County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 275
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 673
Dallas County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,603
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dallas County:

27.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dallas County:

17.0%
State:

15.7%

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 41$194,336$56,8790$0
Other Government Administration 32$166,739$62,5270$0
Judicial and Legal 19$76,870$48,5490$0
Police Protection - Officers 211$1,391,880$79,1590$0
Police - Other 76$283,407$44,74812$6,195
Firefighters 181$1,127,398$74,7450$0
Fire - Other 17$106,905$75,4620$0
Streets and Highways 67$261,910$46,9090$0
Airports 2$10,479$62,8746$12,954
Welfare 18$47,659$31,7730$0
Health 27$105,150$46,7333$8,274
Solid Waste Management 62$201,509$39,0020$0
Sewerage 50$157,783$37,8680$0
Parks and Recreation 67$221,965$39,75546$45,301
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13$54,163$49,9970$0
Water Supply 49$153,049$37,4810$0
Local Libraries 23$88,328$46,08433$55,465
Other and Unallocable 58$219,452$45,4046$6,551
Totals for Government 1,013$4,868,982$57,678106$134,740

Mesquite government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,320,000 ($65.09)
    Water Utilities: $5,526,000 ($38.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,366,000 ($37.47)
    General - Other: $4,695,000 ($32.79)
    Sewerage: $3,684,000 ($25.73)
    Police Protection: $2,136,000 ($14.92)
    Health - Other: $377,000 ($2.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $25,465,000 ($177.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,951,000 ($132.34)
    Water Utilities: $12,610,000 ($88.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,200,000 ($78.22)
    Sewerage: $8,407,000 ($58.71)
    General - Other: $6,620,000 ($46.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,003,000 ($41.92)
    Regular Highways: $5,210,000 ($36.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,771,000 ($33.32)
    Central Staff Services: $2,619,000 ($18.29)
    Financial Administration: $1,984,000 ($13.86)
    Libraries: $1,910,000 ($13.34)
    General Public Buildings: $1,641,000 ($11.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,397,000 ($9.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,341,000 ($9.36)
    Health - Other: $1,004,000 ($7.01)
    Air Transportation: $940,000 ($6.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,030,000 ($21.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,413,000 ($16.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($0.77)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,206,000 ($392.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,938,000 ($13.53)

Mesquite government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,488,000 ($87.21)
    All Other: $8,995,000 ($62.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,437,000 ($37.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,439,000 ($10.05)
    Air Transportation: $814,000 ($5.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $11,910,000 ($83.17)
    All Other: $333,000 ($2.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $336,000 ($2.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,258,000 ($22.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,997,000 ($20.93)
    Interest Earnings: $1,878,000 ($13.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $107,000 ($0.75)
    Rents: $41,000 ($0.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,731,000 ($130.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,031,000 ($14.18)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $34,518,000 ($241.06)
    Property: $33,159,000 ($231.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,395,000 ($51.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $972,000 ($6.79)
    Other License: $694,000 ($4.85)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $555,000 ($3.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $174,000 ($1.22)
    Amusements Sales: $21,000 ($0.15)

Mesquite government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $131,790,000 ($920.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $121,380,000 ($847.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $44,089,000 ($307.89)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $41,598,000 ($290.50)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,025,000 ($258.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,615,000 ($185.87)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,491,000 ($17.40)

Mesquite government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,376,000 ($212.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,381,000 ($288.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,175,000 ($343.41)

7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Dallas County:

0.18%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tarrant County, TX  1.03% ($37,173 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  0.86% ($57,456)
from Denton County, TX  0.66% ($41,483)


7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Dallas County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Collin County, TX  1.34% ($53,347 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.22% ($41,399)
to Denton County, TX  1.00% ($48,858)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mesquite:

  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mesquite:

  • KEOM (88.5 FM; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mesquite:

  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mesquite)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mesquite, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 403 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mesquite)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 92 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mesquite)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED682$108,532264$79,346832$102,80677$26,7680$0185$63,6562$34,015
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$107,56819$89,285113$102,13924$19,7160$014$70,9402$28,110
APPLICATIONS DENIED159$102,40981$76,245527$101,376139$24,8941$479,81076$61,17610$50,838
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN79$110,94852$75,209248$107,42032$44,4280$043$76,9191$30,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$104,46616$94,07495$100,30624$42,6800$014$83,9201$37,100

Detailed mortgage data for all 29 tracts in Mesquite, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$109,95322$122,5512$72,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$112,54118$122,7937$86,7670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$105,6825$107,3900$01$190,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$93,1166$107,3430$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$82,0552$127,5904$73,1500$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 629
  • Hazardous Condition: 593
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Mesquite


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

Most common first names in Mesquite, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James46069.7 years
Mary37776.1 years
William37371.1 years
John34071.1 years
Robert26468.3 years
Charles22868.2 years
Dorothy16374.5 years
George14673.5 years
Thomas11970.2 years
Ruby11779.4 years
Most common last names in Mesquite, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23671.8 years
Jones15372.9 years
Johnson12772.1 years
Brown11471.9 years
Williams11170.2 years
Davis10872.4 years
Moore9471.6 years
Miller8572.4 years
Thompson7974.5 years
Wilson7772.7 years
Businesses in Mesquite, TX
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Jones New York3
7-Eleven9Journeys1
ALDO1KFC2
AT&T6Kohl's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kroger3
Abercrombie Kids1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
Albertsons2Lane Furniture6
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's2Long John Silver's2
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's1
AutoZone3Macy's1
Avenue1Marriott2
Bakers1Marshalls1
Bally Total Fitness1McDonald's8
Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Microtel2
Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity3
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Burger King2Nike11
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot1
CVS3OfficeMax1
Casual Male XL1Old Navy1
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1On The Border1
Chick-Fil-A2Outback1
Chipotle1Outback Steakhouse1
Church's Chicken2Panda Express2
Comfort Inn1Panera Bread1
Comfort Suites1Payless3
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Crossland Economy Studios1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut3
DHL1Popeyes2
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
Days Inn2RadioShack3
Dennys2Red Lobster1
Discount Tire2Rooms To Go2
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In9
Express1Safeway2
Famous Footwear1Sears2
Fashion Bug1Sephora1
FedEx14Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Starbucks3
Foot Locker1T-Mobile6
Forever 211T.G.I. Driday's1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Taco Bell3
GNC1Target1
GameStop3The Room Place1
Gymboree1Torrid1
H&R Block6Toys"R"Us2
Havertys Furniture1U-Haul4
Hobby Lobby1UPS12
Holiday Inn1Vans2
Hollister Co.1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Victoria's Secret1
Hot Topic1Vons2
IHOP2Waffle House3
JCPenney1Walgreens4
Jack In The Box5Walmart2
Jimmy Jazz1Wendy's3
Browse common businesses in Mesquite, TX


Mesquite on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 (75149) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sierra Leonean first ancestries"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Molly Oxford (7)
  • Robert James Catalano (4)
  • Robert L. Piccioni (3)
  • Joe S. Cole (3)
  • Leslie D. Cope (2)
  • Robert Camp (2)
  • Robert Catalano (2)
  • Carolina A. Flanigan (2)
  • Ralph Edward Hester (2)
  • Robert J. Taylor (2)

Total of 70 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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