Mesquite 
Chamber of Commerce

617 N. Ebrite
Mesquite TX 75149
Phone (972) 285-0211
Fax (972) 285-3535
info@mesquitechamber.com

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 
9am to Noon, 1pm to 5:00pm

Friday
9am to Noon, 1pm to 4:00pm

 

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Demographics

*Information aquired from the City of Mesquite Community Profile webpage.

 
Major Employers
 Company  Employment
 Mesquite ISD  4,100
 Town East Mall  3,000
 United Parcel Service  2,350
 City of Mesquite  1,100
 Eastfield College  950
 HMA Mesquite Hospitals  700
 Wal-Mart Supercenter  510
 Integra Color Group  425
 Baker Drywall  400
 Lineage Power  310
 Christian Care Center  280
 Dal-Tile  225
 Fritz Industries  210
 Pepsi Bottling of Mesquite  200
 Union Pacific Railroad Intermodal  200
 Iris USA  140
 Morris Products  130
 Unifirst  120
 Tiseo Paving  115
 
Employment / Unemployment
         

Percent Change

 

1990 Census

2000 Census

2007 Estimate

2012 Projection

1990 to 2000

2007 to
2012

Age 16 + Population

73,860

92,241

97,523

102,347

24.90%

4.90%

In Labor Force

57,697

68,118

72,948

76,640

18.10%

5.10%

Employed

54,888

65,448

67,955

71,418

19.20%

5.10%

Unemployed

2,729

2,622

4,950

5,170

-3.90%

4.50%

In Armed Forces

86

48

44

52

-44.10%

18.00%

Not In Labor Force

16,163

24,123

24,531

25,656

49.30%

4.60%

             
Number of Employees  

45,693

     
Establishments    

3,784

     
             
Blue Collar Occupations

24,073

       
White Collar Occupations

41,375

       
 
Population Demographics
   

   Percent Change

  

1990 Census

2000 Census

2007 Estimate

2012 Projection

1990 to 2000

2007 to 2012

Total Population

102,415

126,897

134,630

141,203

23.90%

4.90%

Population Density (Pop/Sq Mi)

2,210.50

2,738.90

2,905.80

3,047.70

23.90%

4.90%

Total Households

36,321

44,840

45,506

46,508

23.50%

2.20%

             
Population by Gender:   
Male

49,725

61,308

65,953

69,697

23.30%

5.70%

Female

52,690

65,588

68,677

71,506

24.50%

4.10%

Population by Race/Ethnicity:          
         

Percent Change

 

1990 Census

2000 Census

2007 Estimate

2012 Projection

1990 to 2000

2007 to 2012

White

89,290

92,750

100,465

107,336

3.90%

6.80%

Black

5,976

17,251

17,904

18,627

188.70%

4.00%

American Indian

566

778

792

781

37.40%

-1.40%

Asian

2,676

4,869

5,768

6,546

82.00%

13.50%

Some Other Race

3,906

8,272

7,115

5,884

111.80%

-17.30%

Two or More Races  

2,976

2,585

2,029

 

-21.50%

             
Hispanic Ethnicity

9,009

20,084

35,343

45,623

122.90%

29.10%

Not Hispanic or Latino

93,406

106,813

99,287

95,580

14.40%

-3.70%



Population by Age            
         

Percent Change

 

1990 Census

2000 Census

2007 Estimate

2012 Projection

1990 to
2000

2007 to 2012

0 to 4

9,613

9,895

11,329

11,009

2.90%

-2.80%

5 to 14

17,499

22,531

23,558

25,520

28.80%

8.30%

15 to 19

7,186

10,243

10,095

10,554

42.60%

4.50%

20 to 24

7,082

7,999

7,398

7,841

13.00%

6.00%

25 to 34

22,667

19,356

17,928

16,173

-14.60%

-9.80%

35 to 44

16,840

23,694

23,749

23,592

40.70%

-0.70%

45 to 54

9,921

15,723

18,458

19,887

58.50%

7.70%

55 to 64

6,472

8,793

11,998

14,410

35.90%

20.10%

65 to 74

3,254

5,452

6,355

7,963

67.50%

25.30%

75 to 84

1,433

2,479

2,829

3,197

73.00%

13.00%

85+

444

731

939

1,059

64.60%

12.90%

             
Median Age:      
Total Population

29.6

31.9

33.6

34.8

7.60%

3.40%

 
Education
Educational Attainment            
         

Percent Change

 

1990 Census

2000 Census

2007 Estimate

2012 Projection

1990 to 2000

2007 to 2012

Age 25+ Population

61,032

76,229

82,256

86,282

24.90%

4.90%

Grade K - 8

3,229

3,080

4,831

5,546

-4.60%

14.80%

Grade 9 - 12

8,190

9,518

8,614

7,925

16.20%

-8.00%

High School Graduate

18,678

22,393

26,191

28,883

19.90%

10.30%

Some College

15,540

21,366

19,704

18,513

37.50%

-6.00%

Associates Degree

4,350

5,154

6,529

7,493

18.50%

14.80%

Bachelor's Degree

7,962

9,844

11,315

12,244

23.60%

8.20%

Graduate Degree

3,088

4,224

5,071

5,679

36.80%

12.00%