Mesquite, TX 

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Economy in Mesquite, TX

Mesquite, TX is an affordable and attractive city for those looking to move. The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Mesquite is $1,640 - which is more than the national average of $1,430 - but groceries remain relatively affordable with an index of 97 compared to 100 nationally. There are plenty of local businesses in the area that contribute to its vibrancy, such as CVS Pharmacy, Walmart Supercenter, Dave & Buster’s, Panera Bread and Chick-fil-A. With its affordability and great selection of stores and restaurants, Mesquite offers a great cost of living.

Mesquite has an unemployment rate of 7.4%. The US average is 6.0%.

Mesquite has seen the job market increase by 3.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.4%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Mesquite
- The Sales Tax Rate for Mesquite is 8.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Mesquite is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Mesquite
- The average income of a Mesquite resident is $21,788 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Mesquite resident is $63,706 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.


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    Reviews for Mesquite    6 Reviews
    City of Mesquite has no regard for resident safety - 8/4/2019
    The City of Mesquite, TX has a big problem with overlooking serious problems involving safety of the roads and drunk drivers. There has been numerous accidents and... Read More

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    Too far of a distance!! - 9/22/2014
    Everything is soooo spaced out which I hate the most coming from the Midwest where everything is about 15-20 minutes away. I live in Mesquite which is where people with... Read More

    Mesquite - Who Cares? - 5/10/2009
    Mesquite, TX will not even enforce their own documented travel policies against violators consisting of some former and current (2009) council and staff. Although... Read More

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