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Mesquite, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Mesquite Census Designated Place had a population of 1,126 as of July 1, 2018. Mesquite ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mesquite is located at latitude 32.167 and longitude -106.6885 in Doña Ana County. The formal boundaries for the Mesquite Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,839 feet.

The Mesquite Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408823) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Mesquite Census Designated Place is located within Anthony Division of Doña Ana County.


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Mesquite, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,126
Population in Households 1,126
Population in Familes 999
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,376
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,508
Average Household Income $40,950
Per Capita Income $13,025

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $87,987
Average Home Value $136,728
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 338
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% 0.27%
Households 0.11% 0.24%
Families -0.72% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Mesquite, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mesquite to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 137 69th
Population Density # 31 93rd
Diversity Index # 283 36th
Median Household Income # 390 12th
Per Capita Income # 408 8th

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