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El Paso, TX Metro Area


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2022 population: 872,195   ( 68,072 from 2010)
Land area: 5583.7 square miles
Population density: 156.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:97,484 11.18% 7.9%
Black:29,5793.39% 43.0%
Indian:2,4770.28% 8.6%
Asian:11,8221.36% 41.3%
2+ races:7,7210.89% 42.6%
Hispanic:723,11282.91% 9.4%
Total non-White:774,71188.82% 11.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:24,793 14.3
Deaths:17,55610.1
Net Migration: -6,583-3.8
Net Immigration: 2,0411.2
Change in White population:-8,390 -1.0
Change in Non-White pop.:76,462 9.5




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
804,123
105,87413.17%
20,6792.57%
2,2800.28%
8,3691.04%
5,4160.67%
660,90282.19%
698,24986.83%

2000
682,966
116,30517.03%
18,6782.73%
2,0900.31%
6,5920.97%
4,6390.68%
534,16378.21%
566,66182.97%

1990
594,525
152,83825.71%
20,2643.41%
1,6900.28%
6,6061.11%
n/a
413,12769.49%
441,68774.29%

1980
482,627
159,78733.11%
17,5273.63%
7680.16%
4,6060.95%
n/a
298,78561.91%
322,84066.89%

1970
361,683
148,43041.04%
4,7551.31%
2600.07%
6810.19%
n/a
205,79456.90%
213,253 58.96%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
133,507 19.5
39,9925.9
-50,819-7.4
32,5474.8
-10,431 -1.5
131,588 19.3
1990's
NumberRate
152,275 25.6
36,5526.1
-74,820-12.6
70,31511.8
-36,533 -6.1
124,974 21.0
1980's
NumberRate
118,221 24.5
28,552 5.9
24,987 5.2
n/a
-6,949 -1.4
118,847 24.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
45,180 12.5
n/a
11,357 3.1
109,587 30.3

Age, Family & Household Data for El Paso, TX Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
32.8
229,769 26.3%
642,426 73.7%
108,675 12.5%
293,470
2.91
210,700 71.8%
137,852 65.4%
28,336 13.4%
82,770 28.2%

2010
NumberPercent
31.3
241,860 30.1%
562,263 69.9%
82,695 10.3%
257,731
3.06
197,492 76.6%
130,963 66.3%
28,883 14.6%
60,239 23.4%

2000
NumberPercent
30.3
217,993 31.9%
464,973 68.1%
66,641 9.8%
211,134
3.17
168,129 79.6%
122,211 72.7%
21,605 12.9%
43,005 20.4%

1990
NumberPercent
28.2
192,933 32.5%
401,592 67.5%
48,325 8.1%
179,483
3.25
144,836 80.7%
110,757 76.5%
16,901 11.7%
34,647 19.3%

1980
NumberPercent
25.0
169,969 35.2%
312,658 64.8%
31,827 6.6%
141,858
3.31
115,737 81.6%
93,978 81.2%
12,020 10.4%
26,121 18.4%

2022 Housing Data for El Paso, TX Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units318,808 
Median Value$153,255 
Occupied293,47092.1%
Vacant25,3387.9%
Owned184,94663.0%
Rented108,52437.0%
Median Rent$976 
Single-Family Units227,35071.3%
    Detached214,25667.2%
    Attached13,0944.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units50,32715.8%
Mobile Homes18,7205.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for El Paso, TX Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00021,8057.4%
$10,000 to $14,99917,2835.9%
$15,000 to $19,99914,0444.8%
$20,000 to $24,99914,5925.0%
$25,000 to $29,99914,2784.9%
$30,000 to $34,99914,7095.0%
$35,000 to $39,99912,2234.2%
$40,000 to $44,99913,4594.6%
$45,000 to $49,99912,4054.2%
$50,000 to $59,99923,4068.0%
$60,000 to $74,99932,08710.9%
$75,000 to $99,99933,71911.5%
$100,000 to $124,99924,4558.3%
$125,000 to $149,99915,9365.4%
$150,000 to $199,99915,6355.3%
$200,000 or more13,4344.6%
Median Household Income55,355 
Per Capita Income25,981 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.74 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI19,1196.5%
Public Assistance8,5742.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps63,67421.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed52,60854.5%
Unemployed3,9234.1%
In Armed Forces13,98514.5%
Total Labor Force70,51673.1%
Not in Labor Force25,97326.9%
Real Unemployment Rate 31.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector135,870104,26156.6%
Non-Profit8,36911,99141.1%
Self-Employed20,84411,41564.6%
Local Government14,32721,78139.7%
State Government6,6729,69440.8%
Federal Government14,8508,38863.9%
Total Private + Self156,714115,67657.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.44,21851,85446.0%
Total200,932167,53054.5%
Pct. Govt.20.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts45,22612.2%
Sales and Office Occupations85,97923.3%
Professional, Technical75,35520.4%
Service Occupations76,07520.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing6190.2%
All others86,65123.5%
White Collar 55.9%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance51,7285354.9%
Educational services44,6314620.2%
Retail trade43,3424486.7%
Accommodation and food services29,5443058.4%
Construction27,2062816.4%
Manufacturing25,0262590.7%
Public administration24,4322529.2%
Transportation and warehousing23,8212465.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.21,9862276.0%
Professional, scientific, technical16,9251752.1%
Other services15,9571651.9%
Finance and insurance11,7261213.9%
Wholesale trade9,097941.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing5,888609.5%
Information5,547574.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5,038521.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction3,168328.0%
Utilities2,686278.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,063110.0%
Management47549.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for El Paso, TX Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican677,32378.11%
Puerto Rican8,6921.00%
Cuban1,3960.16%
Dominican9690.11%
Total Central American5,2670.61%
Costa Rican9010.10%
Guatemalan1,3770.16%
Honduran1,0560.12%
Nicaraguan1460.02%
Panamanian7760.09%
Salvadoran1,0110.12%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2,3350.27%
Argentinean2000.02%
Bolivian1270.01%
Chilean3510.04%
Colombian9590.11%
Ecuadorian2380.03%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian3120.04%
Uruguayan180.00%
Venezuelan1300.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic23,2072.68%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino2,2540.26%
Indian1,9620.23%
Chinese1,7000.20%
Korean1,5860.18%
Vietnamese1,1360.13%
Japanese5580.06%
Burmese2190.03%
Thai1630.02%
Taiwanese1610.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
Spanish543,66867.4%
English247,72530.7%
German, other Germanic2,2720.3%
Other Asian2,2430.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun1,9770.2%
Other Indo-European1,7960.2%
Korean1,3960.2%
Other1,3340.2%
Tagalog1,3000.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German29,7213.4%
Irish19,4072.2%
American18,6512.2%
English16,3391.9%
Italian9,6521.1%
French5,2160.6%
Polish4,0280.5%
European4,0030.5%
Scottish2,8210.3%
African2,8140.3%
Scotch-Irish1,7610.2%
Dutch1,3750.2%
Welsh1,3340.2%
Jamaican1,3290.2%
Norwegian1,1730.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen771,33488.9%
Not a citizen95,82711.1%
Native663,41876.5%
Foreign-born203,74323.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for El Paso, TX Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
63,276 11.8%44,631 8.3%130,555 24.3%164,860 30.7%90,569 16.9%43,524 8.1%
  Average years of education: 12.5
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 63,276 11.8%
9-12 Years 44,631 8.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 130,555 24.3%
Some College 164,860 30.7%
Bach. Degree 90,569 16.9%
Grad Degree 43,524 8.1%
Average years of education: 12.5

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for El Paso, TX Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 521,720 460,604 61,116 11.7%
1991 528,818 465,144 63,674 12.0%
1992 548,354 484,356 63,998 11.7%
1993 560,210 499,828 60,382 10.8%
1994 572,410 511,830 60,580 10.6%
1995 576,564 515,674 60,890 10.6%
1996 584,620 515,872 68,748 11.8%
1997 587,824 522,356 65,468 11.1%
1998 585,454 524,016 61,438 10.5%
1999 581,720 526,090 55,630 9.6%
2000 554,438 516,656 37,782 6.8%
2001 553,692 513,546 40,146 7.3%
2002 569,004 522,686 46,318 8.1%
2003 579,626 528,580 51,046 8.8%
2004 580,238 536,330 43,908 7.6%
2005 585,324 543,572 41,752 7.1%
2006 585,466 545,722 39,744 6.8%
2007 585,922 551,326 34,596 5.9%
2008 599,338 562,438 36,900 6.2%
2009 620,272 565,768 54,504 8.8%
2010 685,808 622,458 63,350 9.2%
2011 696,608 628,378 68,230 9.8%
2012 696,006 636,858 59,148 8.5%
2013 695,822 640,352 55,470 8.0%
2014 690,772 645,802 44,970 6.5%
2015 686,128 650,328 35,800 5.2%
2016 702,954 668,102 34,852 5.0%
2017 711,564 678,426 33,138 4.7%
2018 720,150 689,562 30,588 4.2%
2019 728,592 700,776 27,816 3.8%
2020 731,880 671,394 60,486 8.3%
2021 737,352 691,932 45,420 6.2%
2022 744,950 713,262 31,688 4.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com