Mesquite, Texas Houses for Sale

Enacted by legislative action as the “Rodeo Capital of Texas,” Mesquite is a suburban city located in the eastern side of the state of Texas, wherein most of its area is located in Dallas. Historically, Mesquite has initially been developed to be the retail, industrial, and residential center wherein a various portion of its population is employed in Dallas. It has then undergone a major rapid expansion by the second half of the 20th century when residents from nearby areas are transferring to Mesquite. The city boasts of its annual Mesquite Championship Rodeo and the annual balloon festival, which has been a growing number of tourists over the years. Going around the town, visiting Mesquite has an atmosphere of traveling back in time. With its warm and inviting homesteads that can transport visitors back more than a century before.

Mesquite, TX Prices for Houses for Sale

355,132 +25%
329,537 +26%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Mesquite Homes for Purchase

153 +231%
192 +63%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

28 -8%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 227  
Police Civilians 92  
Total Arrests 2,767 (2020)
Total Incidents 9,348 (2020)
CrimeScore 40.25  
National Rank 3834th  
Statewide Rank 449th  

Local Statistics

Population 138,916 (-0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,797 (-7.02%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 1
Arson 11
Assault Offenses 2,005
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 588
Counterfeiting/Forgery 74
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 896
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 581
Embezzlement 43
Extortion/Blackmail 1
Fraud Offenses 612
Gambling Offenses 1
Homicide Offenses 13
Human Trafficking 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 11
Larceny/Theft Offenses 3,461
Motor Vehicle Theft 851
Pornography/Obscene Material 2
Robbery 150
Sex Offenses 87
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 4
Stolen Property Offenses 76
Weapon Law Violations 306

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