What is the current population of El Paso?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of El Paso is 681,728. El Paso, Texas is the 22nd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of El Paso?

The current population of El Paso (681,728) is it's peak population.

How quickly is El Paso growing?

El Paso has grown 20.7% since the 2000. El Paso, Texas's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Is El Paso the biggest city in Texas?

No, El Paso is the 6th largest city in the state of Texas. The biggest city, Houston, is 3.4x bigger than El Paso.

What county is El Paso, Texas in?

El Paso is located entirely in El Paso County.

What is the population density of El Paso, Texas?

El Paso has a population density of 2,543.2 people per square mile.

What is the size of El Paso, Texas in square miles?

El Paso has an area of 255.2 square miles. El Paso is the 6th largest city, by area, in Texas.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 681,728 22
2018 682,669 22
2017 683,577 22
2016 683,080 20
2015 681,124 20
2014 679,036 19
2013 674,433 19
2012 672,538 19
2011 663,977 19
2010 649,121 19
2009 620,456 22
2008 609,248 22
2007 600,402 23
2006 595,980 23
2005 587,400 23
2004 582,952 23
2003 575,357 24
2002 570,336 25
2001 567,246 24
2000 564,792 23
1990 515,652 22
1980 425,259 28
1970 322,261 45
1960 276,687 46
1950 130,485 76
1940 96,810 98
1930 102,421 86
1920 77,560 89

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
12 Jacksonville, Florida 911,507 23.7%
13 Fort Worth, Texas 909,585 66.5%
14 Columbus, Ohio 898,553 25.5%
15 Charlotte, North Carolina 885,708 55.4%
16 San Francisco, California 881,549 13.4%
17 Indianapolis, Indiana 876,384 12.0%
18 Seattle, Washington 753,675 33.6%
19 Denver, Colorado 727,211 30.7%
20 Washington, District of Columbia 705,749 23.4%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 692,600 17.3%
22 El Paso, Texas 681,728 20.7%
23 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 670,820 22.8%
24 Detroit, Michigan 670,031 -29.1%
25 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 655,057 29.0%
26 Portland, Oregon 654,741 23.5%
27 Las Vegas, Nevada 651,319 34.4%
28 Memphis, Tennessee 651,073 -5.6%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 617,638 11.4%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 593,490 -8.5%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 590,157 -1.1%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 560,513 24.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
9 Dallas 1,343,573 12.8%
11 Austin 978,908 45.6%
13 Fort Worth 909,585 66.5%
22 El Paso 681,728 20.7%
49 Arlington 398,854 19.1%

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