El Paso County, Texas Population 2024

870,117

El Paso County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 870,117 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Paso County, Texas is the 10th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 803,548 and has seen a growth of 8.28% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029873,5026770.08%
2028872,8256770.08%
2027872,1486770.08%
2026871,4716770.08%
2025870,7946770.08%
2024870,1176770.08%
2023869,4406770.08%
2022868,7636770.08%
2021868,0861,5390.18%
2020866,54729,0463.47%
2019837,5011,9110.23%
2018835,590-497-0.06%
2017836,0871,9750.24%
2016834,1122,7300.33%
2015831,382-1,988-0.24%
2014833,3702,7850.34%
2013830,585-1,533-0.18%
2012832,11812,3221.5%
2011819,79616,2482.02%
2010803,548
1990591,610111,71123.28%
1980479,899120,60833.57%
1970359,29145,22114.4%
1960314,070119,10261.09%
1950194,96863,90148.75%
1940131,067-530-0.4%
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%
18604,051-869,451-99.54%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.08% (677)
County Website
El Paso County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
803,548
Area
1013 mi²
Density
859 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
8.28% (66,569)
Founded
1871

El Paso County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White428,76249.63%
Two or more races257,55629.82%
Other race131,47715.22%
Black or African American27,7723.21%
Asian10,8201.25%
Native American6,0660.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1,3790.16%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

El Paso County, Texas Population by Race

El Paso County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

El Paso County, Texas Median Age

32.8

Total

31.2

Male

34.5

Female

El Paso County, Texas Adults

There are 634,629 adults, (108,308 of whom are seniors) in El Paso County, Texas.

El Paso County, Texas Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

El Paso County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female434,00850.24%
Male429,82449.76%

El Paso County, Texas Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All292,5802.916337
Married137,4513.6674.625.4
Non Family82,5091.1950.749.3
Female53,8363.552.647.4
Male18,7843.1961.738.3
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3.5

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

El Paso County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

El Paso County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.37%.

El Paso County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,550

Average Earnings

$42,480

Average Male

$30,160

Average Female

El Paso County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Paso County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

El Paso County, Texas Language

30.72% of El Paso County, Texas residents speak only English, while 69.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 67.34% of the population.

El Paso County, Texas Language

El Paso County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic709,624148,67320.95%
Multiple255,62252,55120.56%
Other128,70532,80025.48%
White92,8559,98510.75%
Black26,0313,73214.34%
Asian10,5451,61715.33%
Native5,8261,30222.35%
Islander1,26349539.19%
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19.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.42%

Male Poverty Rate

21.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Paso County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Texas is Islander, with 39.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Texas is White, with 10.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.41%.

El Paso County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.5%
High School18.39%
Some College13.3%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%
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El Paso County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.97%
Male Unemployed28.22%
Female Employed11.89%
Male Employed8.76%
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El Paso County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Paso County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

El Paso County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

El Paso County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

47,565

Number of Veterans

41,947

Male Veterans

5,618

Female Veterans

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El Paso County, Texas Veterans by War

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El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Age

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El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Race

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

El Paso County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

El Paso County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

El Paso County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.05%

Born in El Paso County, Texas

76.56%

Native Born

23.44%

Foreign Born

10.97%

Non Citizen

12.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.56% of El Paso County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 58.05% having been born in Texas. 10.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Paso County, Texas Place of Birth

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