El Paso, Texas

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Population in 2017: 683,577 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.3%
 
Males: 334,469  (48.9%)
Females: 349,108  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79901, 79902, 79903, 79904, 79905, 79906, 79907, 79908, 79911, 79912, 79915, 79920, 79922, 79924, 79925, 79927, 79930, 79934, 79935, 79936.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,754 (it was $32,124 in 2000)
El Paso:

$44,754
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,908 (it was $14,388 in 2000)

El Paso city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,700 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
El Paso:

$127,700
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,489; detached houses: $172,208; townhouses or other attached units: $191,915; in 2-unit structures: $135,719; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,066; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,146; mobile homes: $63,070; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $2,430

Median gross rent in 2017: $832.

March 2019 cost of living index in El Paso: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.3%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for American Indian residents, 21.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in El Paso, TX (2017)
    • 556,57981.4%Hispanic
    • 86,29112.6%White alone
    • 23,2623.4%Black alone
    • 8,9391.3%Asian alone
    • 5,6560.8%Two or more races
    • 1,8830.3%American Indian alone
    • 4950.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 4780.07%Other race alone

Races in El Paso detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 1,160 registered sex offenders living in El Paso, Texas as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in El Paso is 589 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in El Paso by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
14
(2.3)
13
(2.1)
17
(2.8)
17
(2.8)
12
(1.9)
5
(0.8)
16
(2.4)
23
(3.4)
10
(1.5)
21
(3.1)
17
(2.5)
17
(2.5)
19
(2.8)
23
(3.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
295
(49.0)
291
(47.3)
258
(41.9)
181
(29.6)
182
(29.4)
179
(28.7)
217
(32.7)
184
(27.2)
176
(25.9)
335
(49.2)
322
(46.9)
314
(45.7)
371
(53.9)
405
(58.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
448
(74.4)
503
(81.7)
472
(76.6)
456
(74.5)
452
(73.0)
479
(76.7)
464
(70.0)
471
(69.7)
457
(67.2)
415
(61.0)
410
(59.8)
476
(69.3)
400
(58.1)
376
(54.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,857
(308.6)
1,606
(260.9)
1,827
(296.6)
2,171
(354.5)
2,184
(352.9)
2,198
(352.1)
2,161
(326.1)
2,181
(322.9)
1,879
(276.4)
1,900
(279.3)
1,766
(257.4)
1,875
(272.8)
1,819
(264.1)
1,750
(254.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,151
(357.4)
2,212
(359.4)
2,149
(348.8)
2,079
(339.5)
1,991
(321.7)
1,953
(312.8)
1,859
(280.5)
1,826
(270.3)
1,771
(260.6)
1,579
(232.1)
1,419
(206.8)
1,410
(205.2)
1,297
(188.3)
1,107
(160.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14,925
(2,480)
14,845
(2,412)
14,545
(2,361)
14,870
(2,428)
14,647
(2,367)
13,899
(2,226)
12,997
(1,961)
13,425
(1,987)
12,993
(1,912)
12,170
(1,789)
10,916
(1,591)
10,135
(1,475)
10,429
(1,514)
8,441
(1,226)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,599
(431.8)
3,519
(571.7)
3,028
(491.5)
2,753
(449.6)
1,890
(305.4)
1,552
(248.6)
1,456
(219.7)
1,160
(171.7)
794
(116.8)
821
(120.7)
798
(116.3)
812
(118.2)
800
(116.2)
817
(118.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
161
(26.8)
93
(15.1)
81
(13.1)
118
(19.3)
110
(17.8)
101
(16.2)
120
(18.1)
94
(13.9)
73
(10.7)
48
(7.1)
57
(8.3)
49
(7.1)
38
(5.5)
26
(3.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)286.7286.1279.5279.3261.5248.8232.9226.2203.2217.2199.3199.7201.9190.8

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City-data.com crime index in El Paso, TX

Crime rate in El Paso detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1,341 (1,103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (3.8%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 249.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,744 people per square mile   (average).

El Paso, Texas map

178,419 residents are foreign born (24.0% Latin America).

This city:

26.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,285 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,201 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (350.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Fort Bliss, TX (0.9 miles ),
Sunland Park, NM (3.0 miles ),
Prado Verde, TX (3.6 miles),
Sparks, TX (3.7 miles ),
Socorro, TX (3.7 miles ),
Santa Teresa, NM (3.7 miles ),
Canutillo, TX (3.7 miles ),
Westway, TX (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.79 N, Longitude: 106.42 W

El Paso nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): EP, Sun City, Texas, The City With a Legend, El Chuco, El Pachuco

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,432 (+0.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 248,054 (83.5%)

Area code: 915

Distribution of median household income in El Paso, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in El Paso, TX in 2017

Property values in El Paso, TX

El Paso satellite photo by USGS

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El Paso tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2132 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 1998: 2873 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 1999: 3046 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 2000: 2589 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2001: 2964 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2002: 3180 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2003: 4582 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 2720 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2005: 3252 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2006: 2903 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2007: 2666 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2008: 2521 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2009: 2330 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2010: 2478 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2011: 2966 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2012: 2815 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2013: 2271 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2014: 2021 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2015: 2282 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2016: 2014 buildings, average cost: $254,100
  • 2017: 2020 buildings, average cost: $220,600
Number of permits per 10,000 El Paso, TX residents
Average permit cost in El Paso, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in El Paso, TX
Historical housing units in El Paso, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +44,182 (+8.5%).
Most common industries in El Paso, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in El Paso, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)

Average climate in El Paso, Texas

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 139. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

139
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.520. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.520
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 35.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0172. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0172
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

El Paso-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 423.3 miles away from El Paso center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 549.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 609.1 miles away from El Paso center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 3/12/2003 at 23:41:32, a magnitude 6.5 (5.5 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 440.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 549.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
El Paso topographic map

Main business address for: PETRO STOPPING CENTERS L P (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS), PETRO HOLDINGS FINANCIAL CORP (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS), EL PASO ELECTRIC CO /TX/ (ELECTRIC SERVICES), Petro, Inc. (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS), Petro Distributing, Inc. (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS), PETRO STOPPING CENTERS HOLDINGS LP (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS), PETRO FINANCIAL CORP (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS).

Hospitals in El Paso:

  • CASA BAGDAD (5713 BAGDAD)
  • EL PASO LTAC HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1221 N COTTON, 3RD FLOOR)
  • FOUNDATION SURGICAL HOSPITAL OF EL PASO (Physician, 1416 GEORGE DIETER)
  • HOSPICE OF EL PASO INC (2525 E MISSOURI)
  • LAS PALMAS MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1801 NORTH OREGON STREET)
  • NEW HOPE COMMUNITY LIVING I X (4740 ROUND ROCK)
  • NEW HOPE COMMUNITY LIVING V I I I (7850 PECAN COURT)
  • NORTHPARK HOSPITAL (9005 MARKS)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL OF EL PASO (1740 CURIE DRIVE)
  • SU CASA (5314 BLANCO)

Airports and heliports located in El Paso:

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Amtrak station:

EL PASO (700 SAN FRANCISCO AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in El Paso:

  • El Paso Community College (Full-time enrollment: 19,576; Location: 9050 Viscount Blvd; Public; Website: www.epcc.edu)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (Full-time enrollment: 18,008; Location: 500 W. University Ave; Public; Website: www.utep.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Vista College (Full-time enrollment: 3,453; Location: 6101 Montana Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: vistacollege.edu)
  • Southwest University at El Paso (Full-time enrollment: 1,974; Location: 1414 Geronimo; Private, for-profit; Website: southwestuniversity.edu)
  • Western Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,698; Location: 9624 Plaza Circle; Private, for-profit; Website: www.westerntech.edu)
  • Kaplan College-El Paso (Full-time enrollment: 1,178; Location: 8360 Burnham Rd Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kaplancollege.com/el-paso-tx/)
  • Western Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 822; Location: 9451 Diana Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.westerntech.edu)
  • Milan Institute of Cosmetology-El Paso (Full-time enrollment: 642; Location: 1580 George Dieter Dr., Ste 207; Private, for-profit; Website: www.milaninstitute.edu)
  • Excel Learning Center (Full-time enrollment: 325; Location: 1220 Lomaland Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.excel.edu)
  • Anamarc College-El Paso Central (Full-time enrollment: 199; Location: 3210 Dyer; Private, for-profit; Website: www.anamarc.edu)
  • Tri-State Cosmetology Institute (Full-time enrollment: 160; Location: 6800 Gateway East Blvd., Bldg. 4; Private, for-profit; Website: tristatecosmetology.com)
  • International Business College-El Paso (Full-time enrollment: 151; Location: 5700 Cromo; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ibcelpaso.edu)
  • International Business College-El Paso (Full-time enrollment: 151; Location: 1155 N Zaragosa Rd Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: ibcelpaso.edu)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-El Paso (Full-time enrollment: 149; Location: 1120 McRae Boulevard, Building D; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • Anamarc College-El Paso East (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: 8720 Gateway East Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: anamarc.edu)
  • CET-El Paso (Full-time enrollment: 107; Location: 294 Candelaria Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: cetweb.org)
  • Pipo Academy of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 3000 Pershing Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pipoacademyofhairdesign.com/index.html)
  • International Business College-El Paso (Location: 5700 Cromo; Private, for-profit; Website: ibcelpaso.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near El Paso:

  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 39 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,640)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 40 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 129 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 153 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 192 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Cochise College (about 195 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 209 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)

Biggest public high schools in El Paso:

  • EL DORADO H S (Students: 3,167, Location: 12401 EDGEMERE, Grades: 9-12)
  • FRANKLIN H S (Students: 3,073, Location: 900 N RESLER DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • AMERICAS H S (Students: 2,932, Location: 12101 PELLICANO, Grades: 9-12)
  • SOCORRO H S (Students: 2,841, Location: 10150 ALAMEDA AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • MONTWOOD H S (Students: 2,708, Location: 12000 MONTWOOD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CORONADO H S (Students: 2,604, Location: 100 CHAMPIONS PL, Grades: 9-12)
  • J M HANKS H S (Students: 2,315, Location: 2001 LEE TREVINO DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • BEL AIR H S (Students: 2,142, Location: 731 YARBROUGH DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • DEL VALLE H S (Students: 1,905, Location: 950 BORDEAUX DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • ANDRESS H S (Students: 1,827, Location: 5400 SUN VALLEY DR, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest private high schools in El Paso:

  • LORETTO ACADEMY (Students: 651, Location: 1300 HARDAWAY ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 623, Location: 1201 HAWKINS BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 499, Location: 8960 ESCOBAR DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 484, Location: 1309 N STANTON ST, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • LYDIA PATTERSON INSTITUTE (Students: 432, Location: 517 S FLORENCE ST, Grades: UG-12)
  • FATHER YERMO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 200, Location: 250 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • JESUS CHAPEL SCHOOL (Students: 171, Location: 10200 ALBUM AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • RADFORD SCHOOL (Students: 143, Location: 2001 RADFORD ST, Grades: 1-12)
  • NORTHEAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 139, Location: 9901 MCCOMBS ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • EDISON HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 79, Location: 2807 N YARBROUGH DR STE 3, Grades: UG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in El Paso:

  • EASTWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 2,147, Location: 2612 CHASWOOD ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • YSLETA MIDDLE (Students: 1,704, Location: 8691 INDEPENDENCE DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • JANE A HAMBRIC SCHOOL (Students: 1,594, Location: 3535 NOLAN RICHARDSON DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • RIVERSIDE MIDDLE (Students: 1,426, Location: 7615 MIMOSA AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • PARKLAND MIDDLE (Students: 1,343, Location: 6045 NOVA WAY, Grades: 6-8)
  • BROWN MIDDLE (Students: 1,330, Location: 7820 HELEN OF TROY DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • HORIZON MIDDLE (Students: 1,295, Location: 400 KENAZO AVE, Grades: 6-7)
  • BILL SYBERT SCHOOL (Students: 1,280, Location: 11530 EDGEMERE BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • FRANK MACIAS EL (Students: 1,250, Location: 14400 GOLDEN EAGLE DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • LUJAN-CHAVEZ EL (Students: 1,201, Location: 2200 SUN COUNTRY RD, Grades: PK-5)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in El Paso:

  • ST RAPHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 514, Location: 2310 WOODSIDE DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOSEPH'S SCHOOL (Students: 503, Location: 1300 LAMAR ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PIUS X SCHOOL (Students: 472, Location: 1007 GERONIMO DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MARKS DAY SCHOOL (Students: 370, Location: 5005 LOVE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST CLEMENT'S PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 354, Location: 600 MONTANA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PATRICK CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 328, Location: 1111 N STANTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • FATHER YERMO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 260, Location: 237 TOBIN PL, Grades: UG-8)
  • OUR LADY OF THE VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 254, Location: 8600 WINCHESTER RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MATTHEW CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 400 W SUNSET RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • MT FRANKLIN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 142, Location: 201 E SUNSET RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in El Paso

Library in El Paso:

  • EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,657,257; Location: 501 N OREGON ST; 870,008 books; 15 e-books; 25,285 audio materials; 37,339 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 1,775 print serial subscriptions; 16 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in El Paso: The Hueco Club (A), Union Station (B), El Paso Country Club (C), Wyler Aerial Tramway (D), Bassett Center (E), Sunset Heights Historic District (F), Old San Francisco Historic District (G), Manhattan Heights Historic District (H), Old Fort Bliss (I), Fort Bliss Main Post Historic District (J), El Paso County Water Improvement District (K), Hitt Ranch (L), Camp Zack White (M), El Paso Womens Club (N), El Paso Union Passenger Station (O), First Mortage Company Building (P), Henry C Trost House (Q), Hotel Paso del Norte (R), Hotel Cortez (S), J J Newberry Company (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: NorthPark Shopping Center (1), Sunland Park Shopping Center (2), Trevino Outlet Shopping Center (3), Las Palmas Shopping Center (4), Cielo Vista Shopping Center (5), Coronado Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in El Paso include: PETRO STOPPING CENTERS L P (A), PETRO HOLDINGS FINANCIAL CORP (B), EL PASO ELECTRIC CO /TX/ (C), Petro, Inc. (D), Petro Distributing, Inc. (E), PETRO STOPPING CENTERS HOLDINGS LP (F), PETRO FINANCIAL CORP (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in El Paso include: Our Lady of the Valley Church (A), Our Lady of Assumption Church (B), Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (C), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (D), San Jose Church (E), University Church (F), Divino Salvador Presbyterian Church (G), Community Baptist Church (H), Apollo Heights Baptist Chapel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Rest Lawn Cemetery (2), Concordia Cemetery (3), Fort Bliss National Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ascarate Lake (A), El Paso Electric Company Lake (B), Mountain Park Reservoir (C), Pershing Reservoir (D), Sunrise Reservoir (E), Rattlesnake Tanks (F), Thorn Reservoir (G), Portland Cement Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in El Paso include: Arlington Park (1), Lincoln Park (2), Lancaster Park (3), Lafayette Park (4), Houston Park (5), Irwin J Lambka Park (6), J P Shawer Park (7), H T Ponsford Park (8), Hacienda Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Burges House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 603 West Yandell Drive) (1), El Paso City Government - Museum-Wilderness Park- Wilderness Park Mu (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4301 Woodrow Bean Transmo) (2), El Paso City Government - El Paso Museum of History (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 12901 Gateway Boulevard West) (3), El Paso Museum of Art (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 Arts Festival Plaza) (4), El Paso County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 603 West Yandell Drive) (5), El Paso Scottish Rite Historical Lbrry & MSM Fndtn (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 301 West Missouri Avenue) (6), El Paso Holocaust Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 310 North Mesa Street) (7), Bob-O'S (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3851 Constitution Drive) (8), Celebration Station (Amusement & Theme Parks; 14021 Montana Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn El Paso (6655 Gateway Blvd W) (1), Best Western Airport Inn (7144 Gateway East) (2), Allstate Motel (4515 Montana Avenue) (3), Comfort Inn Airport East (900 Yarbrough Drive) (4), Americana Inn (14387 Gateway Boulevard West) (5), Cliff Inn Hotel & Conference Center (1600 East Cliff Drive) (6), Best Value Inn Extended Stay - El Paso (7840 N Mesa St) (7), Best Western Sunland Park Inn (1045 Sunland Park Drive) (8), Beverly Crest Motor Inn (8709 Dyer Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Montalvo Frank District Judge- U S District Judges- Judicial Br (U S Courthouse) (1), United States Government - Judicial Branch- U S Bankruptcy- Clerk's Of (8515 Lockheed Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Hunico - Professional wrestler, Norma Chávez - Politician, Amanda Marcotte - Blogger, Barbara Lee - Politician, Eliot Shapleigh - Politician, Debbie Reynolds - Actor, Chavo Guerrero, Jr. - Professional wrestler, Mark Dantonio - College football player, Phil Ochs - (1940-1976), musician, Sandra Day O'Connor - (born 1930), Supreme Court justice.

El Paso County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in El Paso and their reported violations in the past:

HANSCOM FAMILY HOUSING (LANDINGS) (Serves MA, Population served: 3,067, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MONTANA HIDEAWAY BAR (Population served: 910, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LUJAN TRUCKING (Population served: 750, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN VIEW WATER HAULER (Population served: 450, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
D & D WATER TRUCKS (Population served: 120, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ZEBRA SHOW BAR (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CERRO ALTO WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-04-2009 to JUN-28-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2010)
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
SUPER STOP (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in El Paso in 2010:

  • 1,915 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,831 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,482 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,225 people in state prisons
  • 873 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 855 people in federal detention centers
  • 449 people in college/university student housing
  • 256 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 153 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 120 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 73 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 64 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 52 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 44 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in El Paso in 2000:

  • 1,329 people in nursing homes
  • 893 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 633 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 535 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 282 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 196 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 185 people in religious group quarters
  • 179 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 165 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 163 people in halfway houses
  • 135 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 98 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 63 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 54 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 43 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 43 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 42 people in other group homes
  • 39 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 39 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 25 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Sun Bowl Stadium. Capacity: 51,500. UTEP Miners.
  • Don Haskins Center. University of Texas at El Paso.

Banks with most branches in El Paso (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank Texas: 11 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • WestStar Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $986.4 mil, Deposits: $895.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Weststar Bank Holding Company, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • First National Bank: Ysleta Branch, El Dorado Branch, Resler Branch, Cielo Vista Branch. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $303.0 mil, Deposits: $247.7 mil, headquarters in Fabens, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Fabens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • United Bank of El Paso del Norte: Zaragoza Branch, Gateway West Branch, United Bank Of El Paso Del Norte. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $174.8 mil, Deposits: $134.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • First Savings Bank: 909 North Mesa Branch, Doniphan Drive Branch, 1701 Saul Klenfield Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $436.6 mil, Deposits: $352.8 mil, headquarters in Beresford, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • 10 other banks with 16 local branches

For population 15 years and over in El Paso:

Marital status in El Paso, TX
  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in El Paso:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.0
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - El Paso
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in El Paso:

(El Paso, Texas Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for El Paso, TX (based on El Paso County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic345,95055
Evangelical Protestant87,056329
Other16,67540
Mainline Protestant10,14546
Black Protestant1,70312
Orthodox6473
None338,471-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 116
This county:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
El Paso County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
El Paso County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 216
El Paso County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 444
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
El Paso County:

7.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
El Paso:

49.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
El Paso:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
El Paso:

10.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
El Paso:

55.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
El Paso:

81.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of El Paso, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1,022$5,626,813$66,0680$0
Firefighters 849$4,283,506$60,5441$928
Other and Unallocable 659$2,533,229$46,1292$1,613
Transit 581$1,592,641$32,8940$0
Parks and Recreation 384$1,081,124$33,785214$178,277
Health 374$1,144,577$36,7248$31,992
Solid Waste Management 351$887,318$30,3362$1,537
Airports 264$916,558$41,6620$0
Sewerage 231$690,256$35,8570$0
Police - Other 216$624,747$34,7080$0
Streets and Highways 214$650,078$36,4539$12,574
Other Government Administration 192$783,333$48,95810$9,927
Water Supply 187$600,741$38,5500$0
Financial Administration 162$720,636$53,3802$3,343
Local Libraries 125$390,397$37,47823$25,178
Judicial and Legal 124$505,130$48,8841$3,468
Fire - Other 65$220,839$40,7701$1,026
Housing and Community Development (Local) 37$153,091$49,6511$636
Totals for Government 6,037$23,405,014$46,523274$270,499

El Paso government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $56,437,000 ($82.56)
    Sewerage: $48,027,000 ($70.26)
    Water Utilities: $45,482,000 ($66.54)
    Transit Utilities: $43,078,000 ($63.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,411,000 ($35.71)
    Regular Highways: $7,567,000 ($11.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,259,000 ($4.77)
    General - Other: $2,316,000 ($3.39)
    General Public Buildings: $2,210,000 ($3.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,618,000 ($2.37)
    Libraries: $1,348,000 ($1.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $522,000 ($0.76)
    Toll Highways: $134,000 ($0.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $129,964,000 ($190.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $95,973,000 ($140.40)
    Transit Utilities: $65,136,000 ($95.29)
    Water Utilities: $60,549,000 ($88.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,050,000 ($54.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,764,000 ($53.78)
    Sewerage: $33,661,000 ($49.24)
    Air Transportation: $30,063,000 ($43.98)
    General - Other: $28,112,000 ($41.12)
    General Public Buildings: $19,398,000 ($28.38)
    Health - Other: $19,027,000 ($27.83)
    Regular Highways: $12,543,000 ($18.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,621,000 ($17.00)
    Central Staff Services: $11,146,000 ($16.31)
    Libraries: $8,656,000 ($12.66)
    Financial Administration: $6,996,000 ($10.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,872,000 ($10.05)
    Toll Highways: $5,788,000 ($8.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,316,000 ($4.85)
    Public Welfare - Other: $541,000 ($0.79)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $528,994,000 ($773.86)
    Other Investments - Other: $470,681,000 ($688.56)
    Corporate Bonds: $295,330,000 ($432.04)
    Benefit Payments: $117,857,000 ($172.41)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $20,791,000 ($30.42)
    Withdrawals: $5,921,000 ($8.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,725,000 ($94.69)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $203,000 ($0.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $17,207,000 ($25.17)
    Sewerage: $11,366,000 ($16.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,855,000 ($12.95)
    Transit Utilities: $3,199,000 ($4.68)
    General - Other: $2,390,000 ($3.50)
    Regular Highways: $2,194,000 ($3.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $825,000 ($1.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $781,000 ($1.14)
    Air Transportation: $587,000 ($0.86)
    Health - Other: $244,000 ($0.36)
    General Public Building: $115,000 ($0.17)
    Financial Administration: $95,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,958,000 ($48.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,091,000 ($29.39)

El Paso government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $78,742,000 ($115.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $66,685,000 ($97.55)
    Air Transportation: $45,794,000 ($66.99)
    Other: $34,477,000 ($50.44)
    Toll Highways: $21,044,000 ($30.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,237,000 ($20.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,923,000 ($4.28)
    Regular Highways: $541,000 ($0.79)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $35,076,000 ($51.31)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-6,408,000 ($-9.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $28,545,000 ($41.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,824,000 ($17.30)
    Air Transportation: $8,311,000 ($12.16)
    Other: $5,577,000 ($8.16)
    Sewerage: $767,000 ($1.12)
    Highways: $723,000 ($1.06)
    Public Welfare: $479,000 ($0.70)
    Water Utilities: $275,000 ($0.40)
    General Local Government Support: $241,000 ($0.35)
    Health and Hospitals: $219,000 ($0.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,464,000 ($2.14)
    Other: $1,229,000 ($1.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $12,750,000 ($18.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,921,000 ($14.51)
    Rents: $3,730,000 ($5.46)
    Sale of Property: $3,191,000 ($4.67)
    Interest Earnings: $2,270,000 ($3.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $631,000 ($0.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $123,015,000 ($179.96)
    Transit Utilities: $12,795,000 ($18.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,484,000 ($19.73)
    Health and Hospitals: $9,489,000 ($13.88)
    General Local Government Support: $2,229,000 ($3.26)
    Water Utilities: $326,000 ($0.48)
    Sewerage: $217,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - Property: $227,241,000 ($332.43)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $122,156,000 ($178.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $54,402,000 ($79.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,509,000 ($19.76)
    Other License: $11,404,000 ($16.68)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,504,000 ($2.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $124,000 ($0.18)
    Amusements Sales: $52,000 ($0.08)

El Paso government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,815,527,000 ($2655.92)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,677,927,000 ($2454.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,530,000 ($458.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,930,000 ($257.37)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $10,000,000 ($14.63)
    End of Fiscal Year: $10,000,000 ($14.63)

El Paso government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $197,373,000 ($288.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $386,797,000 ($565.84)
    Total Federal Securities: $167,953,000 ($245.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $193,883,000 ($283.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,367,000 ($124.88)

4.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,839 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.32%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.31% ($35,703 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.14% ($43,786)
from Ector County, TX  0.11% ($37,320)


5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,858 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.20%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.34% ($35,820 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.27% ($42,096)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($49,521)
Businesses in El Paso, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven82JCPenney3
ALDO2JoS. A. Bank1
AT&T7Jones New York6
Abercrombie & Fitch1Journeys3
Abercrombie Kids1Justice3
Academy Sports + Outdoors2KFC11
Ace Hardware2Kmart6
Aeropostale5Kohl's3
Albertsons8La Quinta6
American Eagle Outfitters2La-Z-Boy3
Ann Taylor2Lane Bryant2
Applebee's7Lane Furniture10
Arby's8LensCrafters2
Ashley Furniture1Little Caesars Pizza18
Audi1Long John Silver's5
AutoZone19Lowe's4
Avenue1Macy's2
BMW1Marriott4
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marshalls3
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Banana Republic2Mazda2
Barnes & Noble2McDonald's34
Baskin-Robbins7Men's Wearhouse2
Bath & Body Works4Microtel3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity5
Best Western2New Balance3
Blockbuster9New York & Co3
Budget Car Rental2Nike26
Burger King19Nissan2
Burlington Coat Factory2Office Depot5
Cache1Old Navy2
Carl\s Jr.9Olive Garden3
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun3
Chevrolet3Panda Express2
Chick-Fil-A4Papa John's Pizza6
Chico's1Payless21
Chuck E. Cheese's2Penske5
Church's Chicken12PetSmart3
Cinnabon 2Pier 1 Imports2
Circle K43Pizza Hut13
Clarks1Plato's Closet1
Cold Stone Creamery3Popeyes7
Comfort Inn1Quiznos7
Comfort Suites1RadioShack12
Costco1Ramada1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster3
Cricket Wireless49Red Roof Inn2
Curves4Rue212
DHL8Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen6SAS Shoes2
Days Inn2SONIC Drive-In15
Dennys8Sam's Club3
Discount Tire4Sears10
Domino's Pizza9Sephora2
DressBarn3Skechers USA2
Dressbarn3Sleep Inn2
Dunkin Donuts3Spencer Gifts1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel6
Express3Starbucks15
Extended Stay America1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Famous Footwear1Subaru1
Fashion Bug1Subway47
FedEx63Super 81
Finish Line3T-Mobile26
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Taco Bell16
Foot Locker2Talbots1
Forever 212Target4
GNC6The Limited2
GameStop10The Room Place4
Gap3Torrid1
Goodwill1Toyota2
Gymboree2Toys"R"Us4
H&R Block29Travelodge2
Haworth1U-Haul18
Hawthorn1UPS84
Hilton4Vans12
Hobby Lobby2Verizon Wireless6
Holiday Inn7Victoria's Secret3
Hollister Co.2Village Inn8
Home Depot3Volkswagen2
HomeTown Buffet1Walgreens22
Honda2Walmart11
Hot Topic3Wendy's9
Hyatt1Wet Seal1
IHOP4Wingate1
IZOD1YMCA5
InTown Suites1

Strongest AM radio stations in El Paso:

  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVIV (1340 AM; 1 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: SPANISH CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Paso:

  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSII (93.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINT-FM (93.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY-FM (96.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAQ (95.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRR (102.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHRO (94.7 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVER (91.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCR (89.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBNA-FM (97.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTEP (88.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO)
  • K212EO (90.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KPAS (103.1 FM; FABENS, TX; Owner: ALGIE A. FELDER)
  • K206CS (89.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around El Paso:

  • KTSM-TV (Channel 9; EL PASO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF EL PASO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVIA-TV (Channel 7; EL PASO, TX; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • KINT-TV (Channel 26; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSCE (Channel 38; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 38 CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • KFOX-TV (Channel 14; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTFN (Channel 65; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDBC-TV (Channel 4; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOS (Channel 13; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EL PASO PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • K40FW (Channel 40; EL PASO, TX; Owner: BROADCAST GROUP, LTD.)
  • KTYO (Channel 48; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in El Paso: Silvestre S. Herrera.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of El Paso fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 890Number of bridges
  • 21,673ft / 6,606mTotal length
  • $7,280,000Total costs
  • 19,761,685Total average daily traffic
  • 1,567,442Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,442,086Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in El Paso, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 111920-1929
  • 101930-1939
  • 161940-1949
  • 491950-1959
  • 1571960-1969
  • 1571970-1979
  • 1251980-1989
  • 1151990-1999
  • 1272000-2009
  • 1202010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for El Paso, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in El Paso)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1,737 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in El Paso, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 204 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 513 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,364 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in El Paso)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in El Paso)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 301 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 104 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,608$138,9731,335$148,8965,118$121,0091,436$26,00225$1,697,480549$101,36725$53,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED160$127,125229$137,052987$108,482279$36,0522$257,500128$87,80813$47,646
APPLICATIONS DENIED492$123,499454$126,3033,932$111,2241,406$31,6467$236,857407$83,54775$48,152
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN280$136,093228$142,9651,966$122,094270$54,8482$847,500193$87,7594$128,623
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS58$135,19873$245,212385$118,95539$47,8910$034$86,9179$31,780

Detailed mortgage data for all 112 tracts in El Paso, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 89 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED342$158,160171$167,0193$67,157
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED124$158,85556$184,60414$118,313
APPLICATIONS DENIED65$165,20655$166,9802$150,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN26$159,81819$141,2880$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$140,5056$146,1002$135,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in El Paso, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in El Paso, TX - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 1128. The highest number of fires - 1,982 took place in 2007, and the least - 88 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in El Paso, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.9%), and Outside Fires (38.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in El Paso, TX
    • 6,66641.9%Structure Fires
    • 6,07738.2%Outside Fires
    • 2,90018.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2561.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for El Paso, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in El Paso, Texas:

  • Gardner Hotel El Paso Int'l Hostel, 311 E Franklin Ave, El Paso, Texas 79901 , Phone: (915) 532-3661
  • Ramada Suites, 8250 Gateway E, El Paso, Texas 79907 , Phone: (915) 591-9600, Fax: (915) 591-3263
  • Chase Suite Hotel, 6791 Montana Ave, El Paso, Texas 79925 , Phone: (915) 772-8000, Fax: (915) 772-7254
  • Marriott Hotel El Paso, 1600 Airway Blvd, El Paso, Texas 79925 , Phone: (915) 779-3300, Fax: (915) 774-6981
  • La Quinta Inn-cielo Vista, 9125 Gtwy W, El Paso, Texas 79925 , Phone: (915) 593-8400, Fax: (915) 599-1268
  • La Quinta El Paso Airport, 6140 Gtwy E, El Paso, Texas 79905 , Phone: (915) 778-9321, Fax: (915) 779-1505
  • La Quinta West 0596, 7550 Remcon Cir, El Paso, Texas 79912 , Phone: (915) 833-2522, Fax: (915) 581-8303
  • Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway Blvd, El Paso, Texas 79925 , Phone: (915) 778-4241, Fax: (915) 779-1276
  • 58 other hotels and motels
All 66 fire-safe hotels and motels in El Paso, Texas
Most common first names in El Paso, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria3,58276.6 years
Jose2,23172.7 years
John1,96075.4 years
William1,62673.1 years
Mary1,44178.2 years
George1,32374.5 years
James1,29772.2 years
Robert1,06770.6 years
Jesus1,05472.0 years
Juan1,02173.2 years
Most common last names in El Paso, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hernandez1,22474.1 years
Martinez1,15072.9 years
Garcia1,06073.5 years
Rodriguez93474.1 years
Gonzalez91572.9 years
Lopez79572.7 years
Ramirez69572.8 years
Torres58474.9 years
Sanchez54673.6 years
Chavez51072.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in El Paso, TX
  • 86.2%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in El Paso, TX
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


El Paso compared to Texas state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

El Paso on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 (79901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #2 (79901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #9 (79903) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 (79901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 (79905) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 (79922) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #23 (79902) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #30 (79905) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (79906) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 (79905) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 (79908) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #57 (79925) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #61 (79902) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #84 (79912) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #86 (79915) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 (79901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #97 (79908) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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