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United States; El Paso County, Texas; El Paso city, Texas

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United States
El Paso County, Texas
El Paso city, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 327,167,434 840,758 682,669
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 327,167,434 840,758 682,669
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 308,758,105 800,653 648,254
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 6.0% 5.0% 5.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,745,538 800,647 649,121
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
7.5%
7.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.4%
27.1%
27.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.0%
12.3%
12.2%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.7%
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
76.5%
92.0%
82.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.4%
3.9%
3.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
1.0%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.9%
1.3%
1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
1.5%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.3%
83.0%
80.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.4%
11.6%
13.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 18,939,219 48,216 43,826
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 13.4% 25.4% 24.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 138,537,078 299,638 X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 63.8% 61.6% 59.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $193,500 $116,600 $121,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,515 $1,173 $1,192
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $474 $381 $397
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $982 $790 $792
Building permits, 2018 1,328,827 2,416 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 118,825,921 263,200 223,164
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.63 3.11 3.01
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 85.4% 85.6% 85.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 21.3% 71.8% 70.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 87.2% 82.3% 82.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 78.1% 71.4% 72.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 87.3% 76.9% 79.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 30.9% 22.2% 24.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 8.7% 9.6% 9.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.0%
22.6%
23.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 63.0% 58.5% 59.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 58.2% 53.0% 53.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 708,138,598 1,384,416 1,310,836
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,040,441,203 D 4,253,438
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,696,729,632 13,643,227 13,170,825
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,208,023,478 D 6,348,564
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,219,821,871 9,180,623 8,445,411
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,443 $11,096 $12,558
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 26.4 23.4 22.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $57,652 $43,244 $44,431
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $31,177 $19,950 $21,120
Persons in poverty, percent
11.8%
21.0%
20.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 7,757,807 14,393 X
Total employment, 2016 126,752,238 235,714 X
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 6,435,142,055 7,494,040 X
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 2.1% 2.8% X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 25,701,671 61,763 X
All firms, 2012 27,626,360 67,321 55,697
Men-owned firms, 2012 14,844,597 35,681 29,356
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,878,397 26,471 21,872
Minority-owned firms, 2012 7,952,386 54,163 43,311
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 18,987,918 10,989 10,349
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,521,682 4,871 4,277
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 24,070,685 60,209 49,350
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 790.6 2,543.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43 1,012.69 255.24
FIPS Code 00 48141 4824000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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