Mesquite, Texas – June 10, 2019 – For the second year in a row, Mesquite ranks No. 21 in SmartAsset’s Best Cities for Living the American Dream. The financial technology company used data that represents access and opportunity for people seeking a comfortable, fulfilling life.
To create its 2019 list, SmartAsset applied five metrics in a study of the 257 biggest cities in America:
- Diversity score
- Economic mobility
- Homeownership rate
- Home value
- Unemployment rate
According to the report, Mesquite’s homeownership rate increased from 57% in 2018 to 65% in 2019. Coupled with an unemployment rate of 4.10, Mesquite’s economic strength is reflected in the number of individuals and families who choose to set roots here.
Mesquite is one of 13 Texas cities on the list, establishing the state as a trailblazer in providing the opportunities and stability where the American Dream is most achievable. Read the full report.