El Paso County Profile

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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 2021:867,947More data
Census 2020:865,657More 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 - 2021 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:3,665More data
Clint town:930More data
El Paso city:678,415More data
Horizon City city:23,162More data
San Elizario city:10,093More data
Socorro city:36,236More data
Vinton village:2,769More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
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
DEMOGRAPHICS
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
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$41,818More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$35,181,255,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$48,522More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:79.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:24.0% 
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 - 2021:6.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
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 2021:$62,564,140More data
CY 2020:$53,526,289 
CY 2019:$51,797,089 
CY 2018:$48,650,682 
CY 2017:$46,230,320 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN EL PASO COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:62.512More data
US Highways:55.862More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:148.529More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:100.615More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.898More data
Frontage Roads:136.209More data
On-System Subtotal:506.625More data
City Streets:2,292.315More data
Certified County Roads:690.349More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:1.523More data
Federal Roads:85.592More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,069.779More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,576.404More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:321.081More data
US Highways:269.705More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:591.593More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:284.807More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.476More data
Frontage Roads:289.013More data
On-System Subtotal:1,763.675More data
City Streets:5,077.605More data
Certified County Roads:1,404.220More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:6.436More data
Federal Roads:171.184More data
Off-System Subtotal:6,659.445More data
County Total:8,423.120More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
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.