Nationwide Claims to Fame

El Paso is 19th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

El Paso is 26th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

El Paso is 26th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

El Paso is 29th out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

El Paso is 32nd out of 6,406 other cities in Households

El Paso is 33rd out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Statewide Claims to Fame

El Paso is 6th in Texas out of 302 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

El Paso is 6th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

El Paso is 6th in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

El Paso is 6th in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

El Paso is 6th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

El Paso is 6th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

El Paso is 6th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
El Paso Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 672,538 6th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 255.2 6th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,543.2 80th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
El Paso Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.9% 203rd 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.1% 158th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.2% 198th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
El Paso Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 74.6% 267th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.9% 154th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
El Paso Rank Texas US
Race - White 80.8% 157th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.4% 257th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 131st 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.2% 181st 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 70th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.7% 143rd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 80.7% 50th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 14.2% 336th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
El Paso Rank Texas US
Female residents 52.0% 98th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 25.5% 43rd 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
El Paso Rank Texas US
Housing units 227,605 6th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 26.5% 79th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 210,348 6th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.0% 268th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $114,200 162nd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.0 118th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
El Paso Rank Texas US
Income per capita $18,781 264th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $39,442 254th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.3% 95th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
El Paso Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 52,919 6th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $7,892,877 6th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,146 177th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $990,635 6th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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