El Paso County, Texas Population 2018

El Paso County, Texas's estimated population is 840,410 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Paso County, Texas is the 8th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017840,4106,8180.82%
2016833,592-3,555-0.42%
2016837,1474,2570.51%
2015832,890-605-0.07%
2014833,4953,3100.40%
2013830,185-941-0.11%
2012831,12611,7901.44%
2011819,33615,8251.97%
2010803,511211,90135.82%
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%

El Paso County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White690,665
Some Other Race79,621
Black or African American29,082
Two or More Races17,555
Asian9,502
American Indian and Alaska Native5,870
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,297

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

El Paso County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

El Paso County, Texas Median Age

31.6


Total

29.8


Male

33.4


Female

El Paso County, Texas Adults

There are 596,852 adults, (93,362 of which are seniors) in El Paso County, Texas.

El Paso County, Texas Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

El Paso County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

425,282

51.02%

Male

408,310

48.98%

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
Married71.7%28.3%
All61.4%38.6%
Male54.6%45.4%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family48.3%51.7%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Paso County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All261,4153.1361.4
Married131,1253.7971.7
Non Family65,6871.1948.3
Female50,1693.8253.3
Male14,4343.6154.6

3.71

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

El Paso County, Texas Households

El Paso County, Texas Education

El Paso County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade71,75214.38%
9th to 12th Grade45,7809.17%
High School Graduate121,45824.34%
Some College114,98923.04%
Associates Degree36,8867.39%
Bachelors Degree74,86015.00%
Graduate Degree33,3716.69%

El Paso County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic397,394284,99570,551
White74,48571,08928,623
Other Race46,36229,8017,290
Black16,58615,5584,468
Multiple Races8,0926,9242,608
Asian6,6646,0633,240
Native American3,4252,754649
Islander771690149

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.62%.

El Paso County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,747$32,852$22,291
Less Than High School$16,212$20,605$12,461
High School Grad$22,791$27,441$18,107
Some College$28,156$35,769$22,534
Bachelors Degree$44,668$50,834$39,640
Graduate Degree$57,856$67,313$52,113

$27,747

Average Earnings

$32,852

Average Male

$22,291

Average Female

El Paso County, Texas Language

El Paso County, Texas Language by Age

El Paso County, Texas Language

27.80% of El Paso County, Texas residents speak only English, while 72.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 70.09% of the population.

El Paso County, Texas Poverty

El Paso County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic674,453169,52725.14%
Other76,77224,07731.36%
White102,8499,3599.10%
Black26,8243,98514.86%
Multiple16,6832,50615.02%
Native5,4641,30023.79%
Asian9,0687227.96%
Islander1,25525019.92%

22.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.29%

Male Poverty Rate

24.51%

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 31.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Texas is Asian, with 7.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.06%.

El Paso County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.05%
High School18.66%
Some College13.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%

El Paso County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.12%
Male Unemployed32.34%
Female Employed13.50%
Male Employed11.03%

El Paso County, Texas Income

El Paso County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,075$57,023
Families$46,907$62,049
Married Families$57,102$73,262
Non Families$25,880$38,586

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status by Race

El Paso County, Texas Veterans

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by War

49,071

Number of Veterans

43,219

Male Veterans

5,852

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War16,083
First Gulf War13,798
Vietnam13,735
Korea2,924
World War II1,375

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5415,715
18 to 349,310
55 to 649,072
65 to 748,104
75+6,870

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White39,4348.15%
Hispanic25,4255.38%
Black5,70233.33%
Other2,0503.68%
2 or More1,01110.72%
Indian42310.73%
Asian2804.08%
Hawaiian17121.27%

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Paso County, Texas Employment Status

El Paso County, Texas Employment by Age

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

El Paso County, Texas Employment by Race

El Paso County, Texas Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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