Mesquite, NV has a population of 16,953 and is the 2,530th largest city in the United States. The population density is 537 per sq mi which is 2051% higher than the Nevada average and 492% higher than the national average. The median age in Mesquite is 56 which is approximately 49% higher than the Nevada average of 38. In Mesquite, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 9% of Mesquite residents were born in Nevada, 80% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.