El Paso County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:869,880More data
Estimate 2022:867,239 
Estimate 2021:867,499 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.865,657More 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 - 2023 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:3,663More data
Clint town:1,014More data
El Paso city:678,958More data
Horizon City city:24,168More data
San Elizario city:10,164More data
Socorro city:38,238More data
Vinton village:2,813More 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, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:95.98More data
Percent Rural:4.02More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:82.9%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:11.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:3.4%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:25.9%More data
65 and Older:13.1%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:33.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$44,198More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$38,397,840,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$53,441More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:28.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:80.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:25.0% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$48,478More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$46,987 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$44,880 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$42,978 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$39,993 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.426289More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$67,116,059,588More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$55,874,872,289More data
Total Actual Levy:$238,188,434More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$73,434,851More data
CY 2022:$69,895,650 
CY 2021:$62,564,140 
CY 2020:$53,526,289 
CY 2019:$51,797,089 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:62.442More data
US Highways:56.403More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:148.540More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:100.659More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.898More data
Frontage Roads:139.315More data
On-System Subtotal:510.257More data
City Streets:2,460.977More data
Certified County Roads:718.044More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:1.523More data
Federal Roads:85.592More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,266.136More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,776.393More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:337.789More data
US Highways:272.911More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:591.641More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:289.327More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.476More data
Frontage Roads:294.665More data
On-System Subtotal:1,793.809More data
City Streets:5,423.593More data
Certified County Roads:1,465.642More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:6.436More data
Federal Roads:171.184More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,066.855More data
County Total:8,860.664More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
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.