El Paso County, Texas Population 2019

El Paso County, Texas's estimated population is 840,545 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Paso County, Texas is the 9th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018840,7582130.03%
2017840,5452,5310.30%
2016838,0144,0530.49%
2015833,961-1,031-0.12%
2014834,9923,2460.39%
2013831,746-1,169-0.14%
2012832,91512,6991.55%
2011820,21616,5612.06%
2010803,655212,04535.84%
1990591,610111,71123.28%
1980479,899120,60833.57%
1970359,29145,22114.40%
1960314,070119,10261.09%
1950194,96863,90148.75%
1940131,067-530-0.40%
1930131,59729,72029.17%
1920101,87749,27893.69%
191052,59927,713111.36%
190024,8869,20858.73%
189015,67811,833307.75%
18803,8451744.74%
18703,671-380-9.38%
18604,0510.00%

How Many People Live in El Paso County, Texas?

840,545

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White677,12681.11%
Some Other Race93,58911.21%
Black or African American28,7113.44%
Two or More Races19,1022.29%
Asian9,5841.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,7340.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9790.12%

El Paso County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

El Paso County, Texas Median Age

31.9


Total

30.1


Male

33.6


Female

El Paso County, Texas Adults

There are 600,384 adults, (95,067 of whom are seniors) in El Paso County, Texas.

El Paso County, Texas Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

El Paso County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

425,626

50.98%

Male

409,199

49.02%

El Paso County, Texas Households and Families

El Paso County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

El Paso County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.6%27.4%
All61.6%38.4%
Male56.4%43.6%
Female53%47%
Non Family48%52%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All263,2003.1161.6
Married130,0273.872.6
Non Family67,5941.1848
Female50,4253.8253
Male15,1543.5456.4

3.71

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

El Paso County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade71,41114.18%
9th to 12th Grade45,1068.96%
High School Graduate121,26224.08%
Some College116,38623.11%
Associates Degree37,8857.52%
Bachelors Degree76,29115.15%
Graduate Degree35,2587.00%

El Paso County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic403,750292,02573,526
White72,51969,40328,713
Other Race55,65835,1497,802
Black16,56315,5884,629
Multiple Races8,5407,6282,787
Asian6,7596,1913,309
Native American3,3072,748570
Islander691622253

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,906$34,293$23,435
Less Than High School$16,854$21,460$12,810
High School Grad$23,909$28,664$18,594
Some College$28,962$36,631$23,207
Bachelors Degree$45,241$50,731$41,053
Graduate Degree$59,470$69,810$53,365

$28,906

Average Earnings

$34,293

Average Male

$23,435

Average Female

El Paso County, Texas Language

El Paso County, Texas Language by Age

El Paso County, Texas Language

28.22% of El Paso County, Texas residents speak only English, while 71.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 69.73% of the population.

El Paso County, Texas Poverty

El Paso County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic678,803162,91324.00%
Other90,64127,39230.22%
White99,70610,01810.05%
Black26,2183,46413.21%
Multiple18,3762,87415.64%
Native5,4071,15421.34%
Asian9,09591710.08%
Islander94718019.01%

21.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.45%

Male Poverty Rate

23.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Paso County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Texas is Other, with 30.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Texas is White, with 10.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.71%
High School18.58%
Some College12.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.88%
Male Unemployed31.00%
Female Employed13.12%
Male Employed10.24%

El Paso County, Texas Income

El Paso County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,244$58,839
Families$48,308$64,499
Married Families$59,379$76,303
Non Families$26,732$39,004

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

El Paso County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

El Paso County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status by Race

El Paso County, Texas Veterans

48,216

Number of Veterans

42,238

Male Veterans

5,978

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17,148
First Gulf War14,292
Vietnam12,732
Korea2,443
World War II988
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5415,849
18 to 349,740
55 to 648,328
65 to 748,146
75+6,153

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White38,0947.98%
Hispanic25,1405.25%
Black5,79033.95%
Other2,2273.37%
2 or More1,20512.02%
Indian44411.23%
Asian3615.20%
Hawaiian9512.96%

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Paso County, Texas Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

El Paso County, Texas Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.68%

Born in Texas

74.56%

Native Born

25.44%

Foreign Born

14.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

74.56% of El Paso County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 56.68% having been born in Texas. 14.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in El Paso County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
El Paso648054683080350265.40%
Socorro320373327712403.87%
Horizon City1673019266253615.16%
San Elizario92379000-237-2.57%
Anthony5011558457311.43%
Vinton19851984-1-0.05%
Clint926113320722.35%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990