El Paso County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:868,763More data
Estimate 2021:868,086 
Census 2020:865,655More data
Census 2010:800,647More data
Census 2000:679,622More data
Population of the County Seat (El Paso)
Census 2020:678,815 
Census 2010:649,121 
Census 2000:563,662 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN EL PASO COUNTY - 2022 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Anthony town:3,791More data
Clint town:1,016More data
El Paso city:677,456More data
Horizon City city:23,314More data
San Elizario city:10,138More data
Socorro city:37,772More data
Vinton village:2,780More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,013.2More data
Water Area:2.1More data
Total Area:1,015.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:854.35More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:97.83More data
Percent Rural:2.17More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:82.9%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:11.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:3.2%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.5%More data
65 and Older:12.8%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:33.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$44,064More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$38,245,050,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$50,983More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:20.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:27.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:79.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:24.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$44,880More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$42,978 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$39,993 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,858 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,864 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.470181More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$55,937,425,185More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$48,760,777,419More data
Total Actual Levy:$229,263,911More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$69,895,650More data
CY 2021:$62,564,140 
CY 2020:$53,526,289 
CY 2019:$51,797,089 
CY 2018:$48,650,682 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:62.637More data
US Highways:55.875More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:148.529More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:100.659More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.898More data
Frontage Roads:136.993More data
On-System Subtotal:507.591More data
City Streets:2,461.532More data
Certified County Roads:717.769More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:1.523More data
Federal Roads:85.592More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,266.416More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,774.007More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:338.861More data
US Highways:269.759More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:591.593More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:284.767More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.476More data
Frontage Roads:290.250More data
On-System Subtotal:1,782.706More data
City Streets:5,424.701More data
Certified County Roads:1,465.092More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:6.436More data
Federal Roads:171.184More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,067.413More data
County Total:8,850.119More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «El Paso County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «El Paso County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «El Paso County»

Special Districts in El Paso County.
School Districts in El Paso County.
History of City Tax Rates in El Paso County.

Airports in El Paso County.
Hospitals in El Paso County.
Prisons in El Paso County.