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El Paso city, Texas

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Table

El Paso city, Texas
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
678,415
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
678,415
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
678,587
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 678,815
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 649,121
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
26.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.9%
Female persons, percent
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
69.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
12.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
81.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
12.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 41,084
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 23.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 59.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $132,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,310
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $444
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $857
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 230,905
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.92
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 84.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 67.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 89.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 82.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 80.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 25.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 9.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
22.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 60.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 54.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,566,244
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,614,409
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,138,633
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 9,051,872
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,312
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 23.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $48,866
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $23,450
Persons in poverty, percent
18.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,250
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,953
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,894
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,097
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,666
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 826
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,109
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,626.9
Population per square mile, 2010 2,543.2
Land area in square miles, 2020 258.41
Land area in square miles, 2010 255.24
FIPS Code 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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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