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Mesquite, TX

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Mesquite is a small city and suburb of Dallas, Texas, and has a population of around 138,000. Long a farming community, it is now one of Dallas' most popular communities. It is well known for its championship rodeo and for being home to id software who developed the games Quake and Doom.

Mesquite Apartments

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Advenir At Mission Ranch
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2


Towne Centre Village
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2


Stone Ridge
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-1.5


The Barons Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Alexis at Town East
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Churchill Crossing
Beds: 1-2
Baths: -1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Mesquite, TX is
10 to 14
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.36%
  • 6.37%
  • 7.08%
  • Female
  • 6.81%
  • 6.98%
  • 8.02%
is average rent in Mesquite, TX
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.34%
  • 5.86%
  • 6.5%
of units are available for rent in Mesquite
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1783
  • 142
  • 1745
Getting Around in Mesquite, TX

Most cities in Texas are car dependent, and Mesquite is no exception. Highway 80 cuts through town offering easy access to nearby Dallas. The city runs a limited-service public transport service for it's residents called Mesquite Transportation for the Elderly and Disabled, this offers a convenient way for disabled residents to get around the city.

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The average commuter time in Mesquite is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.34%
  • 21.71%
  • 3.77%

The Real. Texas. Festival.

<p>From April to September, the Mesquite Pro Rodeo takes place on Friday and Saturday nights. There's a petting zoo and all sorts of other stuff associated with the venue too. There is also an area designated for Private Events called the Rodeo R.A.W. Club - Visit their website for a full list of information and events. Rodeos not your thing? Check out the Real. Texas. Festival. Over 25,000 people attended last year. They host a Carnival, BBQ competition and classic car show. There is lots of fun to be had in Mesquite.</p>

The Food of Mesquite

<p>From Burger Island for roadside foods to the Texas Roundhouse for great steaks and atmosphere, Mesquite is full of good places to eat. You'll find plenty of international foods too. Atheneos Greek Village has a great menu and Tinos for Mexican food is simply the best. Once in your Mesquite apartment, you'll start exploring both the mom and pop places in Mesquite as well as the upscale restaurants available in Dallas. And if you're looking for a late night place after the rodeo, look no further than Taco Bueno. Cold beer and hot tacos late at night. The best!</p>

Drinks at the Jalapeno Tree

<p>There are many little neighborhood bars in Mesquite, but for big night life, you'll need to go into Dallas. Mesquite sports a popular bingo place called Town East, and it isn't all little old ladies either. The Jalapeno Tree has a great patio for drinks and Chili's even though a chain, has a very good bar. Once settled in your Mesquite apartment, you'll find all sorts of things to keep you busy near home.</p>