El Paso Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

El Paso Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
681,728

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.4%
5 - 17:
19.3%
18 - 24:
11.1%
25 - 34:
14.9%
35 - 54:
24.1%
55 - 64:
10.6%
Over 65 Years:
12.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
7.6%
7.6%
High School Graduates
80.3%
80.3%
College Graduated
25.1%
25.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

El Paso
$22,734
$22,734
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

El Paso
$47,568
$47,568
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.1%

Employment Industries in El Paso

 
Healthcare
13.9%
13.9%
Education
12.1%
12.1%
Retail
11.8%
11.8%
Accommodation
8.9%
8.9%
Public Service
7.3%
7.3%
Manufacturing
6.4%
6.4%
Administration
6.3%
6.3%
Transportation
5.8%
5.8%
Construction
5.7%
5.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.7%
4.7%
Other
4.2%
4.2%
Finance
3.4%
3.4%
Wholesale
2.6%
2.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
12.8%
12.8%
Black Or African American
3.2%
3.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
1.3%
1.3%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.0%
1.0%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
81.4%
81.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
3.6%
3.6%
Irish
2.3%
2.3%
English
1.7%
1.7%
Italian
1.2%
1.2%
French
0.8%
0.8%
European
0.5%
0.5%
Polish
0.5%
0.5%
Scottish
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.3%
0.3%
Norwegian
0.2%
0.2%
Dutch
0.2%
0.2%
Scots-Irish
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Welsh
0.2%
0.2%
Swedish
0.2%
0.2%
British
0.2%
0.2%
Czech
0.2%
0.2%
Lebanese
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
French Canadian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Spanish
66.6%
66.6%
English
31.2%
31.2%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
Russian
0.0%
0.0%
Portuguese
0.0%
0.0%
Italian
0.0%
0.0%
Serbo-Croatian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born El Paso Residents:
23.1%