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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 2019 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 almost $800B U.S.D. in 2019.

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

City Section Last Update: July 2020

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 2019
38,239,523

Texas

Census Estimate 2019
28,995,881

El Paso

Census 2010
649,121

El Paso

Census Estimate 2019
681,728
% Popultaion Change 2010-2019
2019 Gender Distribution

Total
Households

Census Estimate 2014-2018
225,264

Language other than English at Home

Census Estimate 2014-2018
69.3%
Persons per Household 2014-2018
Median Gross Rent 2014-2018
% High School Graduate or Higher Census Estimate 2014-2018
People age 25 or higher
% Bachelor's Degree or Higher Census Estimate 2014-2018
People age 25 or higher
% With a Disability Census Estimate 2014-2018
People under age 65
% With Out Health Insurance Census Estimate 2014-2018
People under age 65

Median Household Income

Census Estimate 2014-2018
$45,656

Total Workforce

Avg. 2019
302,973

% Unemployment

Avg. 2019
3.61%
Labor Force Gender 2014-2018
Unemployment Trend
Per Capita Income 2014-2018
in the past 12 months (in 2018 dollars)
% Persons in PovertyCensus Estimate 2014-2018
Pedestrian Crossings
Passenger Vehicle Crossings
Commercial Truck Crossings