Mesquite demographics profile

StatisticMesquiteNevadaNational
Population16,9532,839,172318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5372591
Median age55.837.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%51%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1828%44%43%
Speak English82%70%79%
Speak Spanish16%21%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Mesquite is 2051% higher than Nevada.
  • The median age in Mesquite is 49% higher than Nevada.
  • In Mesquite 84.79% of the population is White.
  • In Mesquite 0.69% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mesquite 1.56% of the population is Asian.

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Mesquite population breakdown by race

RaceMesquiteNevadaNational
White84.79%68.09%73.35%
Black or African American0.69%8.58%12.63%
Asian1.56%7.84%5.22%
American Indian0.86%1.12%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.21%0.65%0.18%
Mixed race1.63%4.54%3.06%
Other race10.26%9.18%4.75%
In Mesquite, 21.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Mesquite, NV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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