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Mesquite, Nevada

Mesquite is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, adjacent to the Arizona state line and 77 miles northeast of Las Vegas. As of the 2000 federal census, it had a population of 9,389, with a 2005 census estimate of 13,523. Furthermore, Clark County Comprehensive Planning department estimates a population of 18,012 as of July 1,2006. The city is located in the Virgin River valley. At various times it has boomed as a casino and resort getaway and retirement community.

Mesquite Careers

Among the most common occupations in Mesquite are Service occupations, 39%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 20%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Mesquite, Nevada work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Mesquite Industries

The leading industries in Mesquite, Nevada are Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 47%; Retail trade, 9%; and Educational, health and social services, 8%. Simply Hired's Mesquite job listings indicate that the following industries in Mesquite are hiring the most workers:

Mesquite Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Mesquite, Nevada is $25,742, and the median income of households in Mesquite was $40,392.
 

Average Salaries in Mesquite, NV

Mesquite, NV

$26,000
 

According to our Mesquite Trends data, the number of Mesquite, Nevada jobs has increased by 119% since August 2013.
Mesquite job trends

Mesquite Employment Statistics

Population of Mesquite
Total population 9,389
Male 50.93%
Female 49.07%
Median age 39.5
  
Mesquite Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.8%
Median cost of a home $133,500
Median mortgage payment $777
Renter-occupied homes 36.2%
Vacant housing 21.3%
Median monthly rent $626
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,083
Median for all female full-time $24,402
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 23%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 3%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 5%
  
Marital Status
Never married 17%
Currently married 66%
Separated 1%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 82%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 16%
  
Mesquite Commute
Carpool 23.0%
Public transportation 1.1%
Average travel time 12 minutes