Mesquite employment information

IndexMesquiteNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$9,265$23,948$28,555
Median household income$21,507$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$21,985$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,226$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$16,213$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$17,782$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate13.7%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level34.4%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mesquite is 68% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mesquite is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mesquite is 134% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mesquite is 121% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Mesquite median earnings by income bracket

Mesquite employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry45.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%39.0%
Public administration26.7%15.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services28.0%39.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mesilla, NM2,364$55,5774%
Fairacres, NM892$49,6257%
San Pablo, NM1,007$46,04614%
White Sands, NM1,670$45,43515%
Chamberino, NM855$43,37519%
Mesquite, NM639$21,50760%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Birch Tree, MO639$28,40947%
Jefferson borough (York County), PA639$69,06329%
Belt, MT639$37,15931%
Zearing, IA639$56,5636%
Montgomery, TX639$43,12519%
Mesquite, NM639$21,50760%
Source: The Mesquite, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.