Census Bureau: More women than men in Mesquite in 2017


Of the 17,467 people living in Mesquite in 2017, 50.3 percent (8,780) were women and 49.7 percent (8,687) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Nevada Business Daily.

Females 18 and over outnumbered males in the same age group by a ratio of 4,108-to-3,703. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 3,253 females and 3,390 males.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Mesquite's population by sex

Sex and age range
Estimated number
Percent of total
Males 18 and over
3,703
21.2
Females 18 and over
4,108
23.5
Males 65 and over
3,390
19.4
Females 65 and over
3,253
18.6

Source: US Census Bureau

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