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El Paso city, Texas

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El Paso city, Texas
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 681,728
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 648,245
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 678,815
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 649,121
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 42,828
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 23.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 58.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $127,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,255
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $429
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $837
Building permits, 2020 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 226,787
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.97
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 84.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 68.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 87.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 78.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 80.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 25.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 9.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 54.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,310,836
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,253,438
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 13,170,825
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 8,445,411
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,558
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 23.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $47,568
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $22,734
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 55,697
Men-owned firms, 2012 29,356
Women-owned firms, 2012 21,872
Minority-owned firms, 2012 43,311
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 10,349
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 4,277
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 49,350
Population per square mile, 2010 2,543.2
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). 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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