Mesquite, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 46,411 housing units in Mesquite. This represents a 18.2% growth from 39,251 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 46,100 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 311 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mesquite is about 65.5%. Mesquite's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5%. Average household size is 2.81 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mesquite were built after 1980.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.70%
One Bedroom14.70%
Two Bedrooms17.70%
Three Bedrooms50.10%
Four Bedrooms13.30%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.99
Median year structure was built1980
Median Value of occupied units$85,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$86,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$658

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage3.80%
Home Equity Loan3.10%
Simple Mortgage71.60%
Debt Free21.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.4%