Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Large City
  • Population
    640,066
  • Population Density
    2,450 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    261 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    420 3.4
El Paso is a large city in Texas with 640,066 residents. It has low home values, low rent costs, and low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and low income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 420 reviews
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    • 4
    Weather at El Paso: Weather is great sunny most of the year, but tends to change quickly.
    • 4
    Food & Drink at El Paso: A good variety of both bars and restaurants in the area and more opening up.
    • 4
    Employment at El Paso: Many businesses opening up allow for a growing job market.
    • 4
    Local Businesses at El Paso: There aren't too many businesses in the area but the ones that are seem to be well taken care of.
    • 4
    Overall Experience at El Paso: It's a great place to be! it's growing and a lot will happen in the next few years.

Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Marty Robbins North 7,924
2.66 Eastview 7,241
2.33 Americas 6,910
2.33 Morningside Heights 6,460
2.66 Pico Norte 6,204
2.33 Pecan Grove 6,192
2.66 O'Shea Keleher 6,138
2.66 Sandy Creek 5,473
3.66 Sunland Park North 5,453
2.33 Thomas Manor 5,452
3.00 Album 5,296
3.66 Lambka Park 5,201
3.33 Vista Hills 4,974
2.33 Pershing/Government Hill 4,938
3.00 The Glens 4,907
2.66 Upper Vista Real 4,802
3.33 Ranchos del Sol 4,770
2.33 Hacienda Heights 4,763
3.00 Dolphin 4,745
3.66 Stonehaven 4,618
2.33 Vista Real East 4,431
2.00 Shawver Park 4,351
2.66 St. Vitus 4,339
3.33 Lakehurst 4,295
3.00 East Glen 4,258
2.66 El Paso High 4,237
4.00 Upper Mesa Hills 4,191
3.33 Indian Ridge North 4,097
3.33 Cooperstown 4,080
2.33 Grandview 3,967
2.33 Military Heights 3,944
3.00 Travis White 3,923
2.33 Roberts 3,903
2.66 Los Paseos 3,847
2.66 Veteran's Park 3,831
3.00 Vista Hills East 3,814
2.33 Mountain View North 3,714
2.33 El Dorado East 3,709
2.33 Angel's Triangle 3,704
2.66 Tierra Humeda 3,701
2.66 Scottsdale 3,664
2.66 Montana East 3,605
2.66 Pebble Hills North 3,591
2.33 Mesa Vista 3,585
3.66 Chaparral Park North 3,564
2.66 Marty Robbins South 3,523
2.00 Cedar Grove 3,512
3.00 Mesa Hills 3,508
2.33 Hidden Valley 3,500
2.66 Vista Real West 3,457
2.66 Manhattan Heights 3,452
2.66 Sun Valley East 3,449
3.00 Cielo Vista North 3,444
2.66 Parkland 3,432
2.66 Sunrise Acres 3,361
3.33 Kohlberg 3,330
2.66 Summit Place 3,325
2.66 Irvin 3,286
2.33 Sunrise Acres East 3,248
2.66 Eastwood Heights 3,221
3.66 Polk 3,214
3.33 Cielo Vista East 3,185
2.66 Sun Ridge North 3,150
4.00 High Ridge 3,126
2.66 Indian Ridge East 3,113
2.66 Sun Valley West 3,108
3.66 Falcon Hills 3,109
2.66 Montclair 3,084
3.00 Vista de Oro 3,037
2.00 South Central 3,030
3.33 Desierto Plaza 3,019
2.33 Pueblo Viejo 2,955
3.33 Cielo Vista South 2,946
3.33 Bradley 2,939
3.00 Sunset Heights 2,921
2.66 Sun Ridge South 2,920
4.00 Thunderbird 2,899
2.00 Prado 2,877
3.00 Village Green 2,865
2.33 Lincoln Park 2,857
3.00 Milagro Hills 2,848
2.33 Rosedale Farms 2,834
3.00 Austin Terrace 2,759
4.00 Bandolero/Tarascas 2,751
2.33 Stanton Heights 2,718
3.00 West Green 2,717
2.00 Clardy Fox 2,709
2.66 Logan Heights 2,702
2.66 Highland Park 2,694
2.66 Tobin Park 2,689
3.66 South Belvidere 2,688
2.00 Capistrano Park 2,685
2.66 Indian Ridge South 2,643
2.33 El Dorado West 2,621
3.33 Remcon 2,600
2.00 Lafayette Place 2,594
2.66 Stone Ridge 2,590
3.33 North Upper Valley 2,572
2.33 Vista del Prado 2,511
3.66 Crestmont 2,482
2.66 Las Palmas 2,482
2.00 Colonia del Valle 2,371
3.33 Delgado Park 2,352
2.66 Timberwolf 2,306
2.33 Valle Grande 2,290
3.33 Arlington Park 2,224
2.00 Chamizal 2,222
2.33 Quail Run 2,221
3.00 Vista Hills Park 2,200
3.00 Pebble Hills Park 2,178
3.33 Westside 2,160
2.00 Sageland 2,152
2.66 Tierra Rica 2,133
3.66 Bear Ridge 2,128
2.66 Ridge 2,125
2.33 Pleasant Valley 2,123
3.66 North Hills West 2,100
2.33 Restlawn 2,078
2.33 North Loop Gardens 2,057
2.33 Golden Hill 2,047
3.33 Riverbend 2,046
2.33 Pendale 2,043
4.00 Kern Place 2,038
3.66 Ridgecrest 2,016
3.66 Lindbergh 2,013
2.00 Buena Vista East 2,001
2.66 Shearman Park 2,000
2.33 Ranchland East 1,946
2.00 Five Points East 1,919
2.66 Ranchland West 1,857
2.33 Williams Park 1,845
2.66 Pebble Hills South 1,825
3.00 Terrace Hills 1,797
3.00 Vista del Sol West 1,771
3.66 North Hills East 1,760
2.33 Borderland 1,756
2.00 Delta Park 1,740
2.00 Penrose 1,711
3.66 Resler Canyon 1,680
3.00 Apollo Heights East 1,648
2.00 San Juan 1,615
2.00 Sambrano 1,605
3.33 South Upper Valley 1,573
3.33 Pleasant Hills East 1,533
2.66 Eisenhower's Sahara 1,529
4.00 Country Club 1,476
4.00 East Bank 1,462
2.66 Pebble Brook 1,442
2.00 Collingsworth 1,434
3.33 Three Hills 1,395
2.66 Loma Linda 1,381
2.00 Beaumont 1,362
3.33 Apollo Heights West 1,337
3.33 Park Foothills 1,332
3.00 Montoya Heights 1,331
2.66 Rushfair 1,327
2.00 Colonia del Carmen North 1,306
4.00 The Willows 1,297
2.00 Durazno 1,292
2.00 Loma Park 1,287
3.00 Sunset View 1,271
2.33 Medina 1,261
2.00 Chihuahuita 1,253
2.33 Virginia 1,249
3.00 Montwood 1,201
2.00 Eucalyptus 1,150
2.66 Montana West 1,148
3.00 Vista del Sol East 1,110
3.33 Pleasant Hills West 1,107
2.00 Magoffin 1,089
2.66 Cork 1,083
3.00 Castner Heights 1,073
3.66 Sunset 1,040
3.00 Normandy Park 1,035
2.33 Vallumbrosa 1,032
2.00 Lancaster 1,023
2.33 Tejas 982
2.33 South Loop 981
2.33 Loma Terrace 979
3.66 Rim-University 958
2.33 Las Sierras 925
2.66 Tobin Mount 902
2.33 Esper 847
3.00 Palomino 834
2.33 Five Points West 813
3.66 Mission Hills South 803
4.00 Zach White 751
4.00 Festival Hills 709
2.33 Mountain View South 701
2.33 Union Plaza 639
2.00 Colonia del Carmen South 576
4.00 Portsmouth 571
2.33 Washington Park 495
3.33 Devil's Tower 486
2.66 Southview 447
4.00 Mission Hills North 412
4.00 Lomas del Rey 410
2.00 Richard Lee 383
2.33 Montwood Heights 377
2.66 Rosedale 369
2.33 Stiles Garden 306
2.00 Las Flores 248
2.66 Yucca Village 233
3.00 Pacific Park 199
Northtowne Village 97
Paseos del Sol 95
Mountain Hills 49
West Buena Vista 46
Stonebridge 36
Las Placitas del Rey 29
Mountain Ridge 22
Futureland 13

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 El Paso North Central Township 9,398
3.66 El Paso Northwest Township 78,451
1.66 Sunland Park 14,000
3.66 Prado Verde 393
1.66 Westway 4,075
2.66 Canutillo 6,695
2.00 Socorro 31,544
1.66 Chaparral 14,221
2.33 El Paso East Township 152,588
2.33 Anthony 4,875
1.66 Anthony Township 27,360
2.00 South Doña Ana Township 27,175
2.33 Southeast Otero Township 12,130

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 Albuquerque 539,000
3.00 Tucson 520,981
3.33 Mesa 441,711
3.00 San Antonio 1,313,155
4.00 Austin 782,149

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 79936 114,941
4.00 79912 76,448
3.00 79924 58,932
2.00 79907 54,982
2.33 79938 51,367
2.66 79928 44,205
3.00 79925 41,708
2.33 79915 39,650
2.00 79927 37,738
2.66 79904 33,229
2.66 79930 28,528
3.33 79932 25,461
2.00 79905 24,529
3.00 79902 20,440
2.66 79935 18,249
2.33 79903 18,107
4.00 79934 17,995
2.00 79835 12,556
2.00 79901 10,575
4.33 79922 8,491
3.66 79906 4,384
3.66 79911 1,849
79920 52

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.00 El Paso Independent School District 106
3.00 Ysleta Independent School District 63
2.66 Socorro Independent School District 45
2.33 Canutillo Independent School District 11
2.33 Alamogordo Public Schools 16
1.66 Gadsden Independent Schools 22

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Mission Early College High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Silva Health Magnet School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.00 Valle Verde Early College High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Harmony Science Academy - El Paso Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Marguerite J. Lundy Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 DaVinci School for Science & The Arts Public, Charter 5-12 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Green Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Zach White Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Polk Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Mesita Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Kohlberg Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Tippin Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Mitzi Bond Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Coronado High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Richardson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Hornedo Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Eastwood Knolls International School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.33 Western Hills Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Milam Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Tom Lea Jr. Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Cielo Vista Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Bonham Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Glen Cove Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 William C. Herrera Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 MacArthur Elementary/Intermediate School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
El Paso Country Day School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Radford School Private 1-12 Elementary, High
3.33 Northeast Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Jesus Chapel School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Bethel Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Immanuel Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Father Yermo Schools Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Cathedral High School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
New Horizons Home School Academy Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Maranata Christian Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.00 Loretto Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.00 Lydia Patterson Institute Private, Religious 9-12 High
Rose of Sharon Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Edison Hope Christian Academy Private, Religious 5-12 High
St. Raphael School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Joseph's School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Pius X School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Patrick Cathedral School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Clement's Parish School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Mark's Day School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Father Yermo Elementary School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Our Lady of the Valley School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Western Hills Methodist Day School Private PK, K-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Mt. Franklin Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
2.66 University of Texas - El Paso
2.33 New Mexico State University
El Paso Community College
New Mexico State University - Dona Ana
Vista College - El Paso
Southwest University
Kaplan College - El Paso
Western Technical College - Texas
Western Technical College - North
Milan Institute of Cosmetology - El Paso
Anamarc College - El Paso Central
Anamarc College - El Paso East
International Business College - East El Paso
International Business College - West El Paso
Tri-State Cosmetology Institute
CET - El Paso
Anamarc College - Santa Teresa
Regency Beauty Institute - El Paso
Excel Learning Center
Pipo Academy of Hair Design

Around El Paso

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Hispanic 80.24% 16.05% 37.20% 45.88% 35.33% 25.74% 62.69% 41.26%
White 14.73% 64.16% 45.81% 42.76% 48.61% 65.45% 27.25% 47.92%
African American 2.80% 12.21% 11.52% 2.84% 7.92% 2.95% 6.40% 4.38%
Asian 1.14% 4.67% 3.74% 2.52% 6.09% 1.93% 2.08% 2.56%
Multiracial 0.64% 1.85% 1.20% 1.71% 1.56% 1.55% 1.12% 1.77%
Native American 0.20% 0.66% 0.27% 3.92% 0.17% 2.03% 0.19% 1.67%
Other 0.13% 0.21% 0.16% 0.28% 0.20% 0.06% 0.16% 0.26%
Pacific Islander 0.08% 0.15% 0.07% 0.05% 0.07% 0.26% 0.07% 0.14%

Age

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
9 years and under 16% 13% 15% 14% 14% 14% 15% 13%
10 to 17 years 13% 11% 12% 10% 9% 11% 12% 10%
18 to 24 years 11% 10% 10% 11% 14% 10% 11% 14%
25 to 34 years 13% 13% 14% 15% 21% 14% 15% 15%
35 to 44 years 13% 14% 14% 13% 15% 12% 13% 12%
45 to 54 years 13% 15% 14% 14% 12% 12% 13% 13%
55 to 64 years 9% 12% 10% 11% 8% 10% 10% 11%
65 and over 11% 13% 10% 12% 7% 15% 10% 12%

Education Levels

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Less than a high school diploma 25% 15% 20% 12% 14% 14% 20% 16%
High school diploma or equivalent 24% 29% 26% 24% 16% 27% 26% 25%
Some college or associate degree 29% 29% 29% 32% 25% 36% 30% 34%
Bachelor's degree 14% 18% 17% 18% 28% 16% 15% 15%
Master's degree or higher 7% 10% 9% 14% 17% 8% 8% 10%

Gender

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Male 47.8% 49.2% 49.6% 48.6% 50.7% 49.5% 48.7% 49.4%
Female 52.2% 50.8% 50.4% 51.4% 49.3% 50.5% 51.3% 50.6%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Rent 39.0% 33.9% 35.5% 38.8% 54.5% 36.0% 42.5% 47.7%
Own 61.0% 66.1% 64.5% 61.2% 45.5% 64.0% 57.5% 52.3%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Assault 322.9 280.9 291.8 494.9 262.6 254.5 321.8 435.3
Murder 3.4 5.6 4.8 7.4 3.7 3.1 6.4 8.1
Rape 27.2 29.2 32.8 50.2 25.1 38.1 39.8 44.0
Robbery 69.7 150.7 143.5 197.2 117.4 103.9 135.1 237.0

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Burglary 270.3 718.3 848.1 1205.9 869.7 593.9 1135.3 944.6
Larceny 1987.3 2276.2 2729.5 3666.0 4071.7 2342.1 4393.3 NA
Motor vehicle theft 171.7 275.5 279.6 495.4 277.9 196.5 461.3 470.1

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
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