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Average rent in Mesquite, TX

$1,252/mo Mesquite, TX average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Mesquite, TX is $1,252.

    Mesquite, TX apartment rent ranges

    About 14% of apartment rents in Mesquite, TX range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 1% of apartments. Around 69% of Mesquite’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 16% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Mesquite, TX rent trends

    Getting around in Mesquite, TX

    73 /100
    Very Walkable
    53 /100
    Walk Score®: 73, Bike Score®: 53

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Mesquite, TX last updated?

    Prices and availability in Mesquite, TX were last updated on 4 Feb 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Mesquite, TX?

    The best apartments in Mesquite, TX are: Towne Centre Village, Pine Oaks Apartments, The Ventura, Forty200 and Heather Creek.

    What is the average rent in Mesquite, TX?

    The average rent in Mesquite, TX is $1,252. Start your search for apartments in Mesquite, TX now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Mesquite, TX?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Mesquite, TX is between $1,300 and $2,200. View all studio apartments in Mesquite, TX.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mesquite, TX?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mesquite, TX is between $932 and $4,545. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Mesquite, TX now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mesquite, TX?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mesquite, TX is between $1,190 and $5,718. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Mesquite, TX.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Mesquite, TX?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Mesquite, TX is between $1,116 and $6,824. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Mesquite, TX.

    What type of rental buildings are in Mesquite, TX?

    In Mesquite, 41% of the residents are renting compared to 59% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 12% of Mesquite’s rentals, 49% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 38% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Mesquite, TX?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Mesquite are about 38 years old, on average. Of these, 14% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 1 stories. About 54% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Mesquite, TX?

    Rental apartments in Mesquite come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 1% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 49% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 44% of all rentals in Mesquite. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Renter's guide to Mesquite, TX

    When people move to Mesquite, it's often for the strong sense of community and diversity you find here. That includes the friendly people and the quiet suburban feel. If these are things you value too, you'll fit right in.

    Being close to Mexico, Mesquite attracts people from many different cultures. But unlike Dallas, the people are more connected. They greet each other on the streets and help each other during hard times.

    You won't get that in a bigger city. But if you ever find yourself hankering for some big city amenities, Dallas is only 11 miles away. That’s biking distance! And Fort Worth is close enough for a road trip, at 45 miles.

    Mesquite is 46 square miles. At that size, you can fit 9 Mesquites into Dallas!

    Weather in Mesquite can get hot, with average summer temperatures of 82°F. Winters are a lot milder, with an average temperature of 52°F.

    Tips for renting in Mesquite, TX

    Taking the leap and moving to Mesquite? Great choice! Here are a couple of tips to keep in mind when renting a place.

    In Dallas County, retaliation by a landlord is against the law. Retaliation can include unjustified evictions, neglecting amenities, and raising the rent. If your landlord retaliates in any way, you can contact the city attorney.

    In Mesquite, fees can be applied from the very first day rent is late. But some leases do provide a grace period, so be sure to read yours first so you know what's up.

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    Mesquite, TX demographics

    Mesquite, TX has a population of 142,592 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 74,370 of Mesquite’s residents are women and 68,222 are men. The median age of those who live in Mesquite, TX is 38.

    Living in Mesquite, TX

    Mesquite is a great place if you’re looking to raise a family in a quiet suburb with low violent crime rates. And the low cost of living is definitely a perk, as well. Combined with the diversity and mild winters, you've got a winning combination.

    On the flip side, Mesquite does have a few more dangerous areas. And then there's the weather. In contrast to the mild winters are the hot summers, along with a higher than average risk of natural disasters, like tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes. 

    Mesquite, TX households

    • 34,681 Family
      11,945 Non-family
    • 19,707 Children
      26,919 No Children
    • 46,626Total Number of Households
    • 3.5Average People Per Household
    • $60,715Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 46,626 households in Mesquite, TX. 34,681 are family households and 11,945 are non-family households. There are 19,707 households with children in Mesquite and 26,919 households without children. On average, about 3.5 people live in a household in Mesquite, TX.

    Things to do in Mesquite, TX

    Mesquite has plenty of fun things to do with the family. Notable places include Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience, Xcape Adventures, and The Celebration Station.

    Want to relax at the park? There's Paschall Park, Oakbrook Property, and T. Williams Athletic Comp. Whether you want to walk a trail or play some sports with your kids, the parks in Mesquite will serve you well.

    If you're looking for a night out, you may want to make the trip to Dallas. The big city has more than enough nightlife, including Round Up Saloon and The Balcony Club.

    Or if you prefer a more cultured evening, check out Mesquite Arts Center or The Antique Gallery of Mesquite.

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    Or if you prefer a more cultured evening, check out Mesquite Arts Center or The Antique Gallery of Mesquite.

    Dallas is also home to six pro sports teams, including the Cowboys and Rangers. And while you're there, you might as well take advantage of some of the city's other great activities and amenities.

    Texas culture is plentiful in Mesquite, with places like The Mesquite Arena, where you'll find special events and old fashioned rodeos. But there's also a touch of Mexican flavor in town, like during the big Cinco De Mayo celebration every year.

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    Mesquite, TX employment & economy

    Mesquite is great for government and packaging jobs. The top employer here is UPS, and opportunities in government include the City of Mesquite, Dallas Regional Medical Center, and the Texas Dept of Transportation.

    Other big employers include Sears, Baker Drywall LTD, and the Dallas County Community College. With a low unemployment rate, finding a job won't be a problem.

    Education in Mesquite, TX

    Mesquite has exceptional public schools and colleges. The Mesquite Independent School District provides plenty, ranging from K through 12.

    If you’re looking for higher education, there's Carrington College, EastField College, and Columbia College. Or you can commute to Dallas, where you'll find the University of Texas and the University of Dallas. The latter was ranked the 13th best college in the entire west!

    Mesquite, TX education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Mesquite, TX is as follows: 7% have no high school education, 42% completed some high school, 28% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 11% have a Bachelor Degree, and 5% have a Graduate Degree.

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