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Social Characteristics of City of Mesquite, NV

Mesquite, NV Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    6,800
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    4,417
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    65.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    1,235
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    18.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    3,623
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    53.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    818
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    12.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    312
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    138
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    482
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    279
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    2,383
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    35.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    1,937
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    1,135
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    16.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    1,364
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    20.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    3,433
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    50.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.34
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    2.86
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    15,920
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    6,800
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    42.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    3,604
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    22.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    3,706
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    23.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    895
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    915
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    446
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    6,686
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    1,106
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    16.5%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    3,856
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    57.7%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    137
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    269
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    1,318
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    19.7%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    6,814
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    1,142
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    16.8%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    3,840
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    56.4%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    113
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    871
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    848
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    209
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    80
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    38.3%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    63
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    79
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    141
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    128
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    19
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    167
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    36
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    21.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    22
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    0
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    0
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    14
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    36
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    36
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    100.0%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    0
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    2,792
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    115
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    82
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    1,452
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    52.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    609
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    21.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    534
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    19.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    12,040
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    614
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    971
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    3,798
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    31.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    3,574
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    29.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    957
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    1,292
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    834
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    6.9%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    86.8%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    17.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    13,008
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    2,266
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    17.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    15,897
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    2,667
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    16.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    3,041
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    144
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    7,931
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    1,079
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    13.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    4,925
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    1,444
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    29.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    15,860
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    13,338
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    84.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    2,491
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    15.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    1,137
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    1,354
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    54
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    1,300
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    31
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    16,072
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    14,423
  • Percentage of Native persons
    89.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    14,096
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    87.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    1,660
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    12,436
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    77.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    327
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    1,649
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    1,649
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    694
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    42.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    955
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    57.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    1,976
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    327
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    327%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    0
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    327
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    100.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    1,649
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    57
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    1,592
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    96.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    1,649
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    128
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    163
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    34
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    10
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    1,183
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    71.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    131
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    15,223
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    12,231
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    80.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    2,992
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    19.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    1,156
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    2,658
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    17.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1,049
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    102
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    22
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    113
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    60
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    119
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    25
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    16,072
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    1,066
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    99
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    101
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    300
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    208
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    2,595
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    16.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    356
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    70
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    2,833
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    93
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    53
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    1,486
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    818
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    73
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    311
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    396
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    88
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    103
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    201
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    381
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    34
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    3
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    233
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    102
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    26
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    176
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.0%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.