Mesquite, TX Population

Population: 124,523. Estimated population in July 2020: 129,902 (+4.3% change)
Males: 59,987 (48.2%), Females: 64,536 (51.8%)

Zip codes: 75149, 75150, 75180, 75181.

Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $50,424
Median house value: $85,500

Races in Mesquite:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.4%)
  • Hispanic (15.7%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Other race (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (12.3%), German (9.6%), Irish (9.0%), English (7.7%), French (2.4%), Italian (2.0%).

Land area: 43.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mesquite

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesquite city

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

9.2% Foreign born (5.1% Latin America, 3.0% Asia).

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

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Mesquite:

  • MEDICAL CENTER OF MESQUITE,THE (1011 N GALLOWAY BOX 1008)
  • MESQUITE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (3500 INTERSTATE 30 AT MOTLEY DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mesquite:

  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; DALLAS, TX)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL DALLAS (about 8 miles; DALLAS, TX)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL-WHITE ROCK (about 8 miles; DALLAS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mesquite:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 17 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 31 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 51 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mesquite:

  • MESQUITE METRO (about 8 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Abbreviation: HQZ)
  • GARLAND/DFW HELOPLEX (about 9 miles; GARLAND, TX; Abbreviation: T57)
  • DALLAS CBD VERTIPORT (about 14 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: 49T)
Amtrak station near Mesquite:

  • 14 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Mesquite:

  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,457; Location: 3737 MOTLEY DR; Public; Website: www.dcccd.edu)
  • METROPLEX BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 25; Location: 519 N GALLOWAY; Private, for-profit)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 26 (Location: 3330 N GALLOWAY AVE STE 160; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mesquite:

  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 13 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 14 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 16 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 19 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,711)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)

Schools

Public high schools in Mesquite:

  • NORTH MESQUITE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,486; Location: 18201 LBJ FWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MESQUITE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,418; Location: 300 E DAVIS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HORN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,941; Location: 3300 E CARTWRIGHT RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST MESQUITE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,665; Location: 2500 MEMORIAL BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • POTEET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,627; Location: 3300 POTEET DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Mesquite:

  • DALLAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 886; Location: 1515 REPUBLIC PKWY; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MESQUITE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 51; Location: 2214 FRANKLIN; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CALVARY TEMPLE ASSEMBLY CHRIST (Students: 47; Location: PO BOX 852238; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mesquite:

  • AGNEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,085; Location: 729 WILKINSON DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BERRY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,083; Location: 2675 CARTWRIGHT RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MCDONALD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 987; Location: 2930 N TOWN E BLVD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • THOMPSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 907; Location: 2525 HELEN LN; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WILKINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 841; Location: 2100 CREST PARK DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HANBY ELEMENTARY (Students: 816; Location: 912 CASCADE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SMITH ELEMENTARY (Students: 799; Location: 2300 MESQUITE VLY RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • KIMBROUGH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 789; Location: 3900 N GALLOWAY AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • FLOYD ELEMENTARY (Students: 767; Location: 3025 HICKORY TREE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SHAW ELEMENTARY (Students: 764; Location: 707 PURPLE SAGE TRL; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Mesquite:

  • LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE KIN (Students: 192; Location: 412 S BRYAN-BELTLINE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ST. MARKS UNITED METHODIST (Students: 85; Location: 3117 MOTLEY DRIVE; Grades: PK – 1)

Libraries

Library in Mesquite:

  • MESQUITE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,813,478; Location: 300 W GRUBB DR; 154,518 books; 2,723 audio materials; 3,851 video materials; 341 serial subscriptions)

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