City Profiles EL PASO TX

El Paso, TX

El Paso is the county seat of El Paso County in the state of Texas, located at northernmost part of the Rio Grande and neighboring the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. As of the 2016 U.S. Census estimate it has a population of about 700,000. El Paso counts with 4 international bridges, one international rail bridge, and El Paso International Airport.

The Port of Entry (POE) of El Paso handled trade flows of over $75B U.S.D. in 2016.

The El Paso POE (2402) is also the head of the trade District of El Paso, comprised of the Texas POE's of El Paso, Presidio (2403), and Fabens (2404), and the New Mexico POE's of Columbus (2406), Alburquerque (2407), Santa Teresa (2408), and Santa Teresa Airport (2481).


Source: U.S. Census, U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Customs, Texas Workforce Commission, Central Power and Light, local building departments and local U.S. bridge operators in cited cities.

Compiled by:Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development

International Bridges

1: Paso del Norte (Santa Fe) Bridge
Pedestrians / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses
Mexico Border City: Ciudad Juarez, Chih.

2: Good Neighbor (Stanton) Bridge
Pedestrians / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses
Mexico Border City: Ciudad Juarez, Chih.

3: Bridge of the Americas
Pedestrians / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses / Commercial Trucks
Mexico Border City: Ciudad Juarez, Chih.

4: Ysleta-Zaragoza Bridge
Pedestrians / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses / Commercial Trucks
Mexico Border City: Ciudad Juarez, Chih.

R: Rail Bridge
Rail Crossing Only
Mexico Border City: Ciudad Juarez, Chih.

U.S.A.

Census Estimate 2016
323,127,513

Texas

Census Estimate 2016
27,862,596

El Paso

Census 2010
649,121

El Paso

Census Estimate 2016
683,080
% Popultaion Change 2010-2016
2010 Gender Distribution

Total
Housing Units

Census 2010
227,605

Language other than English at Home

Census Estimate 2011-2015
70.4%
Persons per Household 2011-2015
Median Gross Rent 2011-2015
% High School Graduate or Higher (2011-2015)
People age 25 or higher
% Bachelor's Degree or Higher (2011-2015)
People age 25 or higher
% With a Disability (2011-2015)
People under age 65
% With Out Health Insurance
People under age 65

Median Household Income

Census Estimate 2011-2015
$42,772

Total Workforce

Avg. 2016

292,599

% Unemployment

Avg. 2016

4.31%
Labor Force Gender 2011-2015
Unemployment Trend
Per Capita Income 2011-2015
in the past 12 months (in 2015 dollars)
% Persons in Poverty

Pedestrian Crossings
Passenger Vehicle Crossings
Commercial Truck Crossings