Mesquite Real Estate Market Overview
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Location & Weather
Mesquite is located in north central Texas, just 12 miles from Dallas. This city is bordered by Garland to the north and Balch Springs to the south. Also referred to as the Rodeo Capital of Texas, Mesquite is known for hosting the Mesquite Championship Rodeo – which is the biggest attraction of the city.
Mesquite has a subtropical climate, where summers are humid and winters are mildly cool. Given this city’s northern location, thunderstorms are frequent in the spring and there is potential for snow.
Population, Job Market & Cost of Living
Mesquite has a population of 136,188, with a declining growth rate of -1.15% annually. The job market has increased by 3.3% over the last year. In ten years, job growth is predicted to be 40.4%. Employment opportunities in Mesquite are not only diverse, but practically endless. Skyline Industrial Park is the city’s main business center, which has 300 acres of land that serve as home to some of the biggest industries in the city. One of the largest employers is the United Parcel Service, providing jobs to almost 2,000 residents.
Other big companies include the Dallas Regional Center, Sears, Baker Drywall Ltd, Christian Care Center, and Integra Color. This city offers affordable living, safety, and a high quality of life for families, professionals and independent residents alike.