El Paso, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 672,534

Homefacts City Report

El Paso is located in El Paso County, TX. The population is 672,534, making El Paso the largest city in El Paso County and the 6th largest city in the state of Texas.

There are 216 public schools in El Paso with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for El Paso is moderate, and there are 906 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in El Paso is moderate and the median home sales price is $83,902.

Cities near El Paso include Fort Bliss, Sunland Park and Canutillo.

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 20.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.3%

Crime Rate

23.43% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 118
  • Violent Crimes: 390
  • Robbery: 69
  • Burglary: 205
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

16.03% Lower than national avg.
  • 906 offenders in El Paso
  • 13.47 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $133,450
  • Median Sales Price: $83,902
  • Foreclosures: 398
  • Homes For Sale: 3,315
  • Homes For Rent: 906

Environmental Hazards

1,649 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 45
  • Registered Polluters: 64
  • Superfunds: 37
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,503

Unemployment

Moderate 3.6%
  • Texas unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

Schools view all

216 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 216 K-12 public schools in El Paso, TX and 47 private schools. Homefacts rates El Paso's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

906 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Violent Crime Index
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$133,450 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$83,902 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9.9%
  • Rented
    36.8%
  • Owned
    53.3%

3,315 Homes For Sale View All

$315,000
10909 Don January Drive
El Paso, TX 79935
5 Beds | 4 Baths
$239,900
7318 Black Mesa Drive
El Paso, TX 79911
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$180,950
4841 Ruben Soto Drive
El Paso, TX 79938
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$174,950
10913 Acoma Street
El Paso, TX 79934
4 Beds | 3 Baths

398 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$72,700  
$NR
Norwich
El Paso, TX 79907
-- Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Desierto Lindo
El Paso, TX 79928
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$116,829
Edgar Park Ave
El Paso, TX 79904
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$132,799
Stampede Dr
El Paso, TX 79934
4 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2,798 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of El Paso, TX issued 2,798 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,798 permits, 2021 were issued for single family homes and 777 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of El Paso, TX issued 3,679 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,679 permits, 2271 were issued for single family homes and 1,408 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

906 Rental Properties View All

$1,000
2404 John Cox Place
El Paso, TX 79936
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,195
1131 John Phelan Drive
El Paso, TX 79936
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,050
11972 Mesquite Lake Lane
El Paso, TX 79934
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,050
11324 Manuel Gameros Drive
El Paso, TX 79934
4 Beds | 2 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

1649 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in El Paso, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in El Paso, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in El Paso, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in El Paso, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (340/358)
    El Paso, TX has 94.97% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    El Paso, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.27 Average
    El Paso, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.12°
  • February 49.8°
  • March 59.53°
  • April 67.27°
  • May 74.76°
  • June 84.83°
  • July 83.4°
  • August 83.62°
  • September 76.47°
  • October 67.17°
  • November 53.22°
  • December 38.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for El Paso, TX

Earthquakes
El Paso, TX has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
El Paso, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
El Paso, TX has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
El Paso, TX has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in El Paso, TX: $45,069

Unemployment

Unemployment in El Paso is 3.6%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.5% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.02%
White Collar - 58.98%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Beto O'Rourke
  • Will Hurd

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

163 FCC Towers view all

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