El Paso County, Texas Population 2022

El Paso County, Texas's estimated population is 878,659 with a growth rate of 0.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Paso County, Texas is the 9th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 800,647 and has seen a growth of 9.74% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,0510.00%
18703,671-380-9.38%
18803,8451744.74%
189015,67811,833307.75%
190024,8869,20858.73%
191052,59927,713111.36%
1920101,87749,27893.69%
1930131,59729,72029.17%
1940131,067-530-0.40%
1950194,96863,90148.75%
1960314,070119,10261.09%
1970359,29145,22114.40%
1980479,899120,60833.57%
1990591,610111,71123.28%
2010800,647209,03735.33%
2011807,1486,5010.81%
2012813,6496,5010.81%
2013820,1506,5010.80%
2014826,6516,5010.79%
2015833,1526,5010.79%
2016839,6536,5010.78%
2017846,1546,5010.77%
2018852,6556,5010.77%
2019859,1566,5010.76%
2020865,6576,5010.76%
2021872,1586,5010.75%
2022878,6596,5010.75%
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El Paso County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White580,08569.31%
Black or African American26,9153.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,6850.56%
Asian10,6541.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2460.15%
Some Other Race112,02213.39%
Two or More Races101,30812.10%
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El Paso County, Texas Population by Race

El Paso County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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El Paso County, Texas Median Age

32.4


Total

30.7


Male

34.3


Female

El Paso County, Texas Adults

There are 609,400 adults, (101,946 of whom are seniors) in El Paso County, Texas.

El Paso County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

El Paso County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

423,844

50.64%

Male

413,071

49.36%

El Paso County, Texas Population by Age

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

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El Paso County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.6%26.4%
Male62.7%37.3%
All62.3%37.7%
Female52.9%47.1%
Non Family49.1%50.9%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Paso County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All273,662362.3
Married130,1033.7573.6
Male16,6993.3762.7
Female51,3623.6552.9
Non Family75,4981.249.1

3.61

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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El Paso County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade63,37012.32%
9th to 12th Grade44,8408.72%
High School Graduate119,06723.16%
Some College117,46722.85%
Associates Degree45,8778.92%
Bachelors Degree82,64616.07%
Graduate Degree40,8977.95%
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El Paso County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Paso County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian7,2226,4623,747
White68,86965,72028,732
Black16,83416,2055,030
2+ Races57,07344,33113,754
Islander608598128
Hispanic416,844313,39384,314
Native American2,8462,342564
Other Race71,14646,2609,498

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 98.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.88%.

El Paso County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,367$36,648$25,770
Less Than 9th Grade$18,501$22,464$14,254
High School Graduate$26,046$30,999$18,991
Some College$30,693$36,556$25,295
Bachelors Degree$46,515$53,013$39,875
Graduate Degree$61,311$74,055$55,268

$31,367

Average Earnings

$36,648

Average Male

$25,770

Average Female

El Paso County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Paso County, Texas Language by Age

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El Paso County, Texas Language

30.23% of El Paso County, Texas residents speak only English, while 69.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 67.88% 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
Islander1,19652844.15%
Hispanic683,987144,49521.13%
Native4,53392920.49%
Multiple100,15819,08919.06%
Black24,6583,03212.30%
Asian10,3531,27112.28%
White94,40710,43011.05%
Other28,395NaN%

19.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.65%

Male Poverty Rate

21.24%

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 44.15% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.78%.

El Paso County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.62%
High School17.73%
Some College12.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.68%

El Paso County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.86%
Male Unemployed26.40%
Female Employed12.42%
Female Unemployed33.56%

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

El Paso County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,292$65,061
Families$54,013$71,863
Married Families$66,468$84,323
Non Families$27,575$42,314
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Income by Household Type

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

El Paso County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

El Paso County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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El Paso County, Texas Marital Status

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46,088

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War19,569
First Gulf War12,463
Vietnam11,510
Korea2,541
World War II705

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349,689
35 to 5414,566
55 to 647,179
65 to 748,201
75+6,453

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White32,0807.77%
Black5,63833.41%
Native American37911.22%
Asian5847.55%
Islander11313.78%
Other Race2,9143.53%
2+ Races4,3806.45%
Hispanic25,4115.18%

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Race

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Paso County, Texas Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

El Paso County, Texas Employment by Age

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El Paso County, Texas Employment by Race

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El Paso County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.14%

Born in El Paso County, Texas

76.09%

Native Born

23.91%

Foreign Born

11.82%

Non Citizen

12.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.09% of El Paso County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 58.14% having been born in Texas. 11.82% 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

  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

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