El Paso County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2013:827,718More data
Estimate 2012:828,600 
Estimate 2011:818,431 
Census 2010:800,647More data
Census 2000:679,622More data
Population of the County Seat (El Paso)
Census 2010:649,121 
Census 2000:563,662 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN EL PASO COUNTY - 2013 (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:5,298More data
Clint town:941More data
El Paso city:674,433More data
Horizon City city:18,997More data
Socorro city:32,517More data
Vinton village:1,951More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,012.7More data
Water Area:2.3More data
Total Area:1,015.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:790.61More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:81.1%More data
Race - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:13.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.1%More data
Age - 2013 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:29.1%More data
65 and Older:10.9%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:31.4More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2012 (BEA):$30,183More data
Total Personal Income - 2012 (BEA):$24,973,560,000More data
Median Household Income - 2012 (Census Bureau):$40,092More data
Poverty - 2012 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:24.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:33.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:73.3% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:20.3% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$37,141More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$36,154 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$35,193 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$34,205 
Average Wage Per Job - 2008:$33,257 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2013:8.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2012:9.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:10.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2010:9.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2009:8.8 
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2012»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2013
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.408870More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$41,124,745,900More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$37,001,773,021More data
Total Actual Levy:$151,289,149More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2013:$40,539,236More data
CY 2012:$39,550,581 
CY 2011:$38,715,038 
CY 2010:$36,019,540 
CY 2009:$34,104,327 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2012
County Roads, Construction:$0More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$9,280,540More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$1,324,902More data
County Bridges, Construction:$0More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$0More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$0More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$0More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$248,373More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$10,853,816More data
COUNTY ROAD MILES (TXDOT)
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2013
Total Centerline Miles:478.9More data
Total Lane Miles:1,686.3More data

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.