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Mesquite is a city in Clark County, in the Las Vegas metro area.

The community was named for the plant growing here in profusion.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nevada named Mesquite. For links to other places called Mesquite, NV, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Mesquite is 36.805N. The longitude is -114.066W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,601 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,780.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$40,392
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mesquite demographic reports
Mesquite is near the Arizona and Utah borders.
Former and merged names include:
· Mesquit
Filming location for:
· 1997 movie, "Truth or Consequences, N.M."
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Mesquite Days - May 3-6, 2007
  • Mesquite Chili & Arts Festival - Oct. 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mesquite web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Gold Butte Back Country Byway
Historic sites and museums: Desert Valley Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mesquite demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Las Vegas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 89027 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Mesquite residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mesquite ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mesquite was $20,191, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Mesquite residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mesquite, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $583.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,000.


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Libraries in Mesquite include Mesquite Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Clark County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mesquite political report.

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The average commute time for Mesquite workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Mesquite include Best Western Mesquite Inn, Casa Blanca Casino Golf Spa, Oasis Resort Casino Golf Spa, Virgin River Hotel Casino Bingo.

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NV communities formerly known as Mesquite:
  �Bunkerville, Clark County

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