El Paso, TX Population

Population: 563,662. Estimated population in July 2020: 598,590 (+6.2% change)
Males: 267,651 (47.5%), Females: 296,011 (52.5%)

El Paso County

Zip codes: 79901, 79902, 79903, 79904, 79905, 79906, 79907, 79908, 79912, 79915, 79922, 79924, 79925, 79927, 79930, 79932, 79934, 79935, 79936, 79938.

Median resident age: 31.1 years
Median household income: $32,124
Median house value: $71,300

Races in El Paso:

  • Hispanic (76.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (18.3%)
  • Other race (18.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (4.6%), Irish (2.9%), English (2.8%), United States (2.7%), Italian (1.2%), French (1.0%).

Land area: 249.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in El Paso

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Paso city

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

26.2% Foreign born (24.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +44,182 (+8.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in El Paso:

  • DEL SOL MEDICAL CENTER (10301 GATEWAY WEST)
  • EL PASO PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (4615 ALAMEDA AVE)
  • EL PASO SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (1755 CURIE SUTIE A)
  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOS (1395 GEORGE DIETER)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT EL PASO (2311 N OREGON STREET)
  • LAS PALMAS MEDICAL CENTER (1801 NORTH OREGON STREET)
  • NCED MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (1900 DENVER AVENUE)
  • PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2001 N OREGON ST)
  • R E THOMASON GENERAL HOSPITAL (4815 ALAMEDA AVE)
  • RIO VISTA REHAB HOSP (1740 CURIE DR)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL EL PASO (1740 CURIE DRIVE)
  • SIERRA MEDICAL CENTER (1625 MEDICAL CENTER DR)
  • SOUTHWESTERN GEN HOSP (1221 N COTTON)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to El Paso:

  • EL PASO INTL (about 4 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: ELP)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 5 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; Abbreviation: BIF)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 49 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Abbreviation: LRU)
Other public-use airports nearest to El Paso:

  • WEST TEXAS (about 15 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: T27)
  • DONA ANA COUNTY AT SANTA TERESA (about 20 miles; SANTA TERESA, NM; Abbreviation: 5T6)
  • FABENS (about 29 miles; FABENS, TX; Abbreviation: E35)
Amtrak station:
EL PASO (700 SAN FRANCISCO AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in El Paso:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (Full-time enrollment: 12,071; Location: 500 W UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: www.utep.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 11,127; Location: 919 Hunter Drive; Public; Website: www.epcc.edu)
  • CAREER CENTERS OF TEXAS EL PASO (Full-time enrollment: 883; Location: 8360 BURNHAM RD STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cctep.com)
  • WESTERN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 363; Location: 4710 ALABAMA ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.west-tech-inst.com)
  • WESTERN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 286; Location: 1000 TEXAS ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wti-ep.com)
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE-BOND OFFICE (Full-time enrollment: 225; Location: 1155 N ZARAGOSA RD SUITE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ibcelpaso.com)
  • COMPUTER CAREER CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 204; Location: 6101 MONTANA AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.computercareercenter.com)
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 194; Location: 4121 MONTANA AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ibcelpaso.com)
  • BORDER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 144; Location: 9611 ACER AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.BITELP.COM)
  • TRI-STATE COSMETOLOGY INSTITUTE 1 (Full-time enrollment: 124; Location: 6800 GATEWAY E BLDG 4A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tristatecosmetology.com)
  • PIPO ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 26; Location: 3000 PERSHING DR; Private, for-profit)
  • TRI-STATE COSMETOLOGY INSTITUTE 2 (Location: 3910 Doniphan Dr. Ste. C,D,E; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tristatecosmetology.com)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 18 (Location: 6560 MONTANA; Private, for-profit)
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE CORPORATION SYSTEM (Location: 6501 BOEING DR STE I-2; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ibcelpaso.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near El Paso:

  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 41 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 41 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 216 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • COCHISE COLLEGE (about 219 miles; DOUGLAS, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 225 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 18,780)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 227 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 232 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,261)
Biggest public high schools in El Paso:

  • AMERICAS H S (Students: 2,913; Location: 12101 PELLICANO; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MONTWOOD H S (Students: 2,746; Location: 12000 MONTWOOD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOCORRO H S (Students: 2,744; Location: 10150 ALAMEDA AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRANKLIN H S (Students: 2,625; Location: 900 N RESLER DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CORONADO H S (Students: 2,518; Location: 100 CHAMPIONS PL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • J M HANKS H S (Students: 2,434; Location: 2001 LEE TREVINO DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BEL AIR H S (Students: 2,284; Location: 731 YARBROUGH DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EASTWOOD H S (Students: 2,137; Location: 2430 MCRAE BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ANDRESS H S (Students: 1,904; Location: 5400 SUN VLY DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DEL VALLE H S (Students: 1,868; Location: 950 BORDEAUX DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest private high schools in El Paso:

  • LORETTO ACADEMY (Students: 639; Location: 4625 CLIFTON ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 1309 N STANTON STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 370; Location: 8960 ESCOBAR; Grades: KG – 12)
  • LYDIA PATTERSON INSTITUTE (Students: 320; Location: 517 S FLORENCE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • BETHEL TEMPLE MOUNTAIN TOP SCH (Students: 268; Location: 6301 ALABAMA; Grades: PK – 12)
  • JESUS CHAPEL (Students: 267; Location: 10555 EDGEMERE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • NORTHEAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 217; Location: 9901 MCCOMBS AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FATHER YERMO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 250 WASHINGTON; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • EL PASO COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 109 ARGONAUT; Grades: PK – 12)
  • NORTH LOOP BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 8617 NORTH LOOP DR; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in El Paso:

  • HORNEDO MIDDLE (Students: 1,733; Location: 825 E REDD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KOHLBERG EL (Students: 1,380; Location: 1445 NARDO GOODMAN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CAPT WALTER E CLARKE MIDDLE (Students: 1,284; Location: 1515 BOB HOPE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MOREHEAD MIDDLE (Students: 1,218; Location: 5625 CONFETTI DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LINCOLN MIDDLE (Students: 1,216; Location: 500 MULBERRY AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JANE A HAMBRIC SCHOOL (Students: 1,132; Location: 3535 NOLAN RICHARDSON; Grades: PK – 08)
  • GLEN COVE EL (Students: 1,096; Location: 10955 SAM SNEAD DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LE BARRON PARK EL (Students: 1,079; Location: 920 BURGUNDY DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HENDERSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,063; Location: 5505 ROBERT ALVA AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WILLIAM D SLIDER MIDDLE (Students: 1,055; Location: 11700 SCHOOL LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in El Paso:

  • ST RAPHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 2310 WOODFIN DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 551; Location: 1201HAWKINS BLVD; Grades: PK – 10)
  • ST PIUSX (Students: 528; Location: 1007 GERONIMO DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 1300 LAMAR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PATRICK CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 1111 NORTH STANTON; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST CLEMENTS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 600 MONTANA; Grades: PK – 9)
  • FATHER YERMO ELEMENTARY (Students: 337; Location: 237 TOBIN PLACE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF THE VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 8600 WINCHESTER; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MT FRANKLIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: 201 E SUNSET RD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST MARKS DAY SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 5005 LOVE RD; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in El Paso:

  • EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,031,615; Location: 501 N OREGON ST; 699,957 books; 22,858 audio materials; 22,700 video materials; 751 serial subscriptions)

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