County Economic Development
500 San Antonio, Suite 312
El Paso, TX 79901

Tel. 915 546-2177
Fax 915 546-2195

Economic Development Department
  • Demographics
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  • El Paso County has experienced a healthy population growth of over 4% per year since 2010 due to the upturn in the national economy and locally led by the expansion of Fort Bliss and the increase in international trade activity. El Paso County's diverse residents are employed in variety of professional, business and governmental services. Below is an overview made available by the US census for El Paso County.
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  • Overview Statistics
  • - Population - 835,593
  • - Median Age - 31.8
  • - Foreign-born population - 25.9%
  • - Persons age 5+ who speak a language other than English at home - 534,735
  • - Number of persons per household - 3.14
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  • Population    
    Population estimates, July 1, 2015, (V2015)   835,593
    Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2015)   800,647
    Population, percentage change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2015, (V2015)   4.4%
    Population, Census, April 1, 2010   800,647
    Education    
    High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014   74.8%
    Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014   20.8%
    Economy    
    In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014   57.6%
    In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014   51.5%
    Businesses El Paso County, Texas
    Total employer establishments, 2014 13,875
    Total employment, 2014 223,489
    Total annual payroll, 2014 6,964,919
    Total employment, percent change, 2013-2014 1.0%