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As of 2010-2014, the total population of El Paso is 669,771, which is 18.82% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The El Paso population density is 2,613.69 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 97.14 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in El Paso is white, which represent 82.72% of the total population. The average El Paso education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 669,771. #6

Population Growth Since 2000, #501

El Paso, TX

Population Density, #160

El Paso, TX
2,613.69 per square mile
97.14 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:554,008 (82.72%, #1187)
Black:23,964 (3.58%, #630)
Hispanic:534,122 (79.75%, #340)
Asian:8,013 (1.20%, #348)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):4,780 (0.71%, #386)
One Race, Other:64,372 (9.61%, see rank)
Two or More Races:14,634 (2.18%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:507,835 (95.08%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:7,592 (1.42%, see rank)
Cuban:1,481 (0.28%, see rank)
Central American:3,233 (0.61%, see rank)
South American:1,871 (0.35%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,203 (15.01%, see rank)
Chinese:1,501 (18.73%, see rank)
Filipino:1,719 (21.45%, see rank)
Japanese:591 (7.38%, see rank)
Korean:1,438 (17.95%, see rank)
Vietnamese:555 (6.93%, see rank)
Asian, Other:1,006 (12.55%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

629,402 (93.97%) out of the total population of 669,771 reported first ancestry.

 El Paso, TX% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Arab2,9950.45%, see rank0.41%0.56%
Czech7800.12%, see rank0.78%0.47%
Danish7130.11%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch1,5980.24%, see rank0.82%1.40%
English12,1691.82%, see rank6.41%8.02%
French5,1600.77%, see rank2.40%3.34%
German25,4883.81%, see rank10.11%15.03%
Greek4890.07%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian4900.07%, see rank0.15%0.46%
Irish18,1082.70%, see rank7.15%10.80%
Italian7,5881.13%, see rank1.91%5.52%
Norwegian1,3570.20%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish2,8820.43%, see rank1.09%3.01%
Portuguese5100.08%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian1,0810.16%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,8630.28%, see rank1.03%0.99%
Scottish2,8290.42%, see rank1.41%1.72%
Subsaharan African1,4840.22%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish1,4320.21%, see rank0.57%1.27%
Swiss2940.04%, see rank0.12%0.30%
Ukrainian1630.02%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American27,5214.11%, see rank5.70%7.12%
Welsh8900.13%, see rank0.37%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 323,666 (48.32%, see rank)
Females: 346,105 (51.68%, see rank)

El Paso, TX
Male: 48.32%
Female: 51.68%
Male: 49.63%
Female: 50.37%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
El Paso, TX
32.50 years old
33.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
El Paso, TX
30.40 years old
32.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
El Paso, TX
34.60 years old
35.00 years old
38.80 years old

 El Paso, TX% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Under 5 years52,1627.79%, see rank7.44%6.36%
5 to 9 years50,7087.57%, see rank7.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years52,7067.87%, see rank7.42%6.59%
15 to 19 years52,7037.87%, see rank7.25%6.85%
20 to 24 years54,7028.17%, see rank7.36%7.13%
25 to 34 years93,17213.91%, see rank14.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years84,97312.69%, see rank13.63%12.96%
45 to 54 years83,49712.47%, see rank13.23%14.09%
55 to 64 years67,33810.05%, see rank10.74%12.29%
65 to 74 years41,7266.23%, see rank6.32%7.64%
75 to 84 26,4553.95%, see rank3.33%4.25%
85 years and over9,6291.44%, see rank1.27%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 El Paso, TXTexasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population406,790, 100%16,426,730209,056,129
Less Than High School92,862, 22.83%, see rank18.42%13.67%
High School Graduate97,615, 24.00%, see rank25.24%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree123,889, 30.46%, see rank29.26%29.09%
Bachelor Degree62,605, 15.39%, see rank17.95%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree29,819, 7.33%, see rank9.14%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.82, see rank13.2113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 El Paso, TX TexasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten21,75787.56%12.44%77.20%22.80%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)84,18894.45%, see rank5.55%, see rank93.58%6.42%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)43,34496.07%, see rank3.93%, see rank93.90%6.10%90.60%9.40%
College52,16688.40%, see rank11.60%, see rank85.12%14.88%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School9,01778.50%, see rank21.50%, see rank72.33%27.67%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 El Paso, TXTexasU.S.
Total Households218,490, 100%9,013,582116,211,092
Average Household Size3.03, see rank2.832.63
1 Person Households50,421, 23.08%, see rank24.94%27.57%
2 or More Person Households168,069, 76.92%, see rank75.06%72.43%
Family Households (Families)160,411, 73.42%, see rank69.65%66.22%
Average Family Size3.69, see rank3.513.32
Married-Couple Family105,890, 48.46%, see rank50.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households58,079, 26.58%, see rank30.35%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 El Paso, TX%TexasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total514,195see rank20,238,160252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over244,229100%, see rank9,961,996123,281,364
Never Married85,30234.93%, see rank34.84%35.77%
Married130,36153.38%, see rank53.50%52.04%
Widowed6,5152.67%, see rank2.24%2.57%
Divorced22,0519.03%, see rank9.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over269,966100%, see rank10,276,164129,692,771
Never Married78,82929.20%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married131,17948.59%, see rank51.21%49.19%
Widowed23,5608.73%, see rank8.06%9.16%
Divorced36,39813.48%, see rank12.30%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 El Paso, TX%TexasU.S.
Native503,26975.14%, see rank83.53%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence374,29755.88%, see rank60.31%58.73%
Born in Different State113,25816.91%, see rank21.93%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
15,7142.35%, see rank1.29%1.42%
Foreign Born166,50224.86%, see rank16.47%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship73,87011.03%, see rank5.58%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship92,63213.83%, see rank10.89%7.09%
Born In Europe3,9510.59%, see rank0.71%1.53%
Born In Asia7,0811.06%, see rank3.19%3.82%
Born In Africa6900.10%, see rank0.61%0.55%
Born In Oceania2970.04%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America153,95322.99%, see rank11.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America5300.08%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 El Paso, TX%TexasU.S.
English51,25223.46%, see rank65.20%79.39%
Spanish159,37772.94%, see rank28.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4,1251.89%, see rank2.71%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2,9171.34%, see rank2.87%3.36%
Other8190.37%, see rank0.81%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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