El Paso, TX - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Large City
  • Population
    660,795
  • Population Density
    2,565 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    258 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    596 3.4
El Paso is a large city in Texas with 660,795 residents. It has low home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and low income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 596 reviews
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Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Marty Robbins North 7,923
2.66 Eastview 7,241
2.33 Americas 6,909
2.33 Morningside Heights 6,460
2.66 Pico Norte 6,204
2.33 Pecan Grove 6,191
2.66 O'Shea Keleher 6,137
2.66 Sandy Creek 5,472
3.66 Sunland Park North 5,452
2.33 Thomas Manor 5,451
3.00 Album 5,295
3.66 Lambka Park 5,201
3.33 Vista Hills 4,974
2.33 Pershing/Government Hill 4,937
3.00 The Glens 4,907
2.66 Upper Vista Real 4,801
3.33 Ranchos del Sol 4,769
2.33 Hacienda Heights 4,763
3.00 Dolphin 4,745
3.66 Stonehaven 4,618
2.33 Vista Real East 4,430
2.00 Shawver Park 4,351
2.66 St. Vitus 4,338
3.33 Lakehurst 4,294
3.00 East Glen 4,257
2.66 El Paso High 4,237
4.00 Upper Mesa Hills 4,191
3.33 Indian Ridge North 4,096
3.33 Cooperstown 4,080
2.33 Grandview 3,967
2.33 Military Heights 3,943
3.00 Travis White 3,922
2.33 Roberts 3,903
2.66 Los Paseos 3,846
2.66 Veteran's Park 3,830
3.00 Vista Hills East 3,814
2.33 Mountain View North 3,714
2.33 El Dorado East 3,708
2.33 Angel's Triangle 3,704
2.66 Tierra Humeda 3,700
2.66 Scottsdale 3,663
2.66 Montana East 3,605
2.66 Pebble Hills North 3,591
2.33 Mesa Vista 3,584
3.66 Chaparral Park North 3,564
2.66 Marty Robbins South 3,522
2.00 Cedar Grove 3,512
3.00 Mesa Hills 3,507
2.33 Hidden Valley 3,499
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 3,443
2.66 Parkland 3,431
2.66 Sunrise Acres 3,360
3.33 Kohlberg 3,330
2.66 Summit Place 3,325
2.66 Irvin 3,286
2.33 Sunrise Acres East 3,247
2.66 Eastwood Heights 3,220
3.66 Polk 3,214
3.33 Cielo Vista East 3,185
2.66 Sun Ridge North 3,149
4.00 High Ridge 3,125
2.66 Indian Ridge East 3,113
2.66 Sun Valley West 3,108
3.66 Falcon Hills 3,108
2.66 Montclair 3,083
3.00 Vista de Oro 3,037
2.00 South Central 3,029
3.33 Desierto Plaza 3,018
2.33 Pueblo Viejo 2,954
3.33 Cielo Vista South 2,945
3.33 Bradley 2,938
3.00 Sunset Heights 2,921
2.66 Sun Ridge South 2,919
4.00 Thunderbird 2,899
2.00 Prado 2,876
3.00 Village Green 2,865
2.33 Lincoln Park 2,857
3.00 Milagro Hills 2,847
2.33 Rosedale Farms 2,833
3.00 Austin Terrace 2,758
4.00 Bandolero/Tarascas 2,750
2.33 Stanton Heights 2,718
3.00 West Green 2,716
2.00 Clardy Fox 2,708
2.66 Logan Heights 2,701
2.66 Highland Park 2,693
2.66 Tobin Park 2,689
3.66 South Belvidere 2,687
2.00 Capistrano Park 2,684
2.66 Indian Ridge South 2,643
2.33 El Dorado West 2,621
3.33 Remcon 2,599
2.00 Lafayette Place 2,593
2.66 Stone Ridge 2,590
3.33 North Upper Valley 2,572
2.33 Vista del Prado 2,510
3.66 Crestmont 2,482
2.66 Las Palmas 2,481
2.00 Colonia del Valle 2,371
3.33 Delgado Park 2,352
2.66 Timberwolf 2,305
2.33 Valle Grande 2,289
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 2,159
2.00 Sageland 2,151
2.66 Tierra Rica 2,132
3.66 Bear Ridge 2,128
2.66 Ridge 2,125
2.33 Pleasant Valley 2,123
3.66 North Hills West 2,099
2.33 Restlawn 2,077
2.33 North Loop Gardens 2,057
2.33 Golden Hill 2,046
3.33 Riverbend 2,046
2.33 Pendale 2,042
4.00 Kern Place 2,038
3.66 Ridgecrest 2,016
3.66 Lindbergh 2,012
2.00 Buena Vista East 2,000
2.66 Shearman Park 1,999
2.33 Ranchland East 1,946
2.00 Five Points East 1,919
2.66 Ranchland West 1,856
2.33 Williams Park 1,845
2.66 Pebble Hills South 1,825
3.00 Terrace Hills 1,796
3.00 Vista del Sol West 1,770
3.66 North Hills East 1,760
2.33 Borderland 1,756
2.00 Delta Park 1,739
2.00 Penrose 1,710
3.66 Resler Canyon 1,679
3.00 Apollo Heights East 1,648
2.00 San Juan 1,614
2.00 Sambrano 1,604
3.33 South Upper Valley 1,572
3.33 Pleasant Hills East 1,533
2.66 Eisenhower's Sahara 1,528
4.00 Country Club 1,475
4.00 East Bank 1,462
2.66 Pebble Brook 1,441
2.00 Collingsworth 1,433
3.33 Three Hills 1,395
2.66 Loma Linda 1,380
2.00 Beaumont 1,361
3.33 Apollo Heights West 1,337
3.33 Park Foothills 1,331
3.00 Montoya Heights 1,330
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 1,286
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 1,149
2.66 Montana West 1,148
3.00 Vista del Sol East 1,110
3.33 Pleasant Hills West 1,106
2.00 Magoffin 1,088
2.66 Cork 1,082
3.00 Castner Heights 1,073
3.66 Sunset 1,039
3.00 Normandy Park 1,035
2.33 Vallumbrosa 1,032
2.00 Lancaster 1,022
2.33 Tejas 982
2.33 South Loop 981
2.33 Loma Terrace 978
3.66 Rim-University 958
2.33 Las Sierras 925
2.66 Tobin Mount 902
2.33 Esper 846
3.00 Palomino 833
2.33 Five Points West 813
3.66 Mission Hills South 803
4.00 Zach White 751
4.00 Festival Hills 708
2.33 Mountain View South 701
2.33 Union Plaza 639
2.00 Colonia del Carmen South 575
4.00 Portsmouth 570
2.33 Washington Park 494
3.33 Devil's Tower 486
2.66 Southview 447
4.00 Mission Hills North 411
4.00 Lomas del Rey 409
2.00 Richard Lee 382
2.33 Montwood Heights 376
2.66 Rosedale 368
2.33 Stiles Garden 305
2.00 Las Flores 247
2.66 Yucca Village 233
3.00 Pacific Park 198
Northtowne Village 97
Paseos del Sol 95
Mountain Hills 48
West Buena Vista 45
Stonebridge 35
Las Placitas del Rey 29
Mountain Ridge 21
Futureland 12

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 El Paso North Central Township 10,231
3.66 El Paso Northwest Township 84,226
1.66 Sunland Park 14,517
3.66 Prado Verde 320
1.66 Westway 3,836
2.66 Canutillo 6,305
2.00 Socorro 32,227
1.66 Chaparral 13,366
2.33 El Paso East Township 166,217
2.33 Anthony 5,102
1.66 Anthony Township 28,716
2.00 South Doña Ana Township 27,682
2.33 Southeast Otero Township 12,122

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 Albuquerque 549,812
3.00 Tucson 523,278
3.33 Mesa 447,002
3.00 San Antonio 1,359,033
4.00 Austin 836,800

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 79936 114,734
4.00 79912 78,697
3.00 79924 59,115
2.00 79907 54,563
2.33 79938 59,252
2.66 79928 51,248
3.00 79925 40,935
2.33 79915 38,748
2.00 79927 39,057
2.66 79904 34,241
2.66 79930 29,989
3.33 79932 26,725
2.00 79905 25,034
3.00 79902 21,099
2.66 79935 18,718
2.33 79903 17,762
4.00 79934 21,857
2.00 79835 12,041
2.00 79901 10,626
4.33 79922 8,258
3.66 79906 4,416
3.66 79911 2,685
79920 66

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 80.04% 16.62% 37.90% 46.71% 34.59% 25.96% 63.18% 42.07%
White 14.66% 63.25% 44.81% 41.94% 49.11% 64.99% 26.56% 46.65%
African American 2.94% 12.23% 11.53% 2.92% 7.71% 3.24% 6.42% 4.62%
Asian 1.16% 4.83% 3.92% 2.54% 6.19% 1.88% 2.28% 2.59%
Multiracial 0.73% 2.05% 1.37% 1.86% 1.99% 1.69% 1.14% 2.03%
Native American 0.23% 0.66% 0.26% 3.75% 0.19% 1.79% 0.18% 1.78%
Pacific Islander 0.13% 0.16% 0.07% 0.05% 0.07% 0.39% 0.06% 0.12%
Other 0.10% 0.19% 0.13% 0.23% 0.16% 0.06% 0.17% 0.15%

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% 13% 13% 14% 15% 13%
10 to 17 years 13% 11% 12% 10% 8% 11% 12% 10%
18 to 24 years 11% 10% 10% 10% 13% 10% 11% 15%
25 to 34 years 14% 13% 14% 16% 21% 14% 15% 15%
35 to 44 years 13% 13% 14% 13% 15% 12% 13% 12%
45 to 54 years 13% 14% 13% 14% 12% 13% 13% 12%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 11% 12% 9% 11% 10% 11%
65 and over 11% 13% 11% 12% 7% 15% 11% 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 24% 14% 19% 11% 13% 13% 19% 16%
High school diploma or equivalent 24% 28% 25% 23% 16% 27% 25% 24%
Some college or associate degree 30% 29% 29% 32% 25% 37% 31% 35%
Bachelor's degree 15% 18% 18% 18% 29% 16% 16% 15%
Master's degree or higher 7% 11% 9% 15% 17% 8% 9% 10%

Gender

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Male 48.2% 49.2% 49.6% 48.6% 50.5% 49.2% 48.8% 49.5%
Female 51.9% 50.8% 50.4% 51.4% 49.5% 50.8% 51.2% 50.5%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Rent 40.7% 35.1% 36.7% 40.0% 55.0% 38.1% 44.3% 49.6%
Own 59.3% 64.9% 63.3% 60.0% 45.0% 61.9% 55.7% 50.4%

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 276.4 278.9 278.0 502.2 246.4 242.0 421.6 400.2
Murder 1.5 5.0 4.6 6.6 3.0 4.8 5.1 8.9
Rape 25.9 15.3 78.7 25.3 44.5 47.4 41.1
Robbery 67.2 159.8 146.7 187.4 88.8 104.8 156.6 190.7

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

El Paso, TX United States Texas Albuquerque, NM Austin, TX Mesa, AZ San Antonio, TX Tucson, AZ
Burglary 260.6 573.5 775.2 1307.3 762.4 516.7 1060.9 943.3
Larceny 1911.6 2079.6 2712.8 3624.2 3834.8 2106.1 4184.2 5221.8
Motor vehicle theft 116.8 235.5 287.2 538.4 252.4 208.7 469.9 416.8

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
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Precipitation
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  • 1.3"
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    Avg. Temps

  • 58°
    32°
  • 63°
    37°
  • 70°
    43°
  • 79°
    51°
  • 88°
    60°
  • 96°
    68°
  • 95°
    71°
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  • 0.4"
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  • 1.3"
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  • 0.8"
  • 3.1"

Resident Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still choose to live in this area?     Based on 11 responses

  • 64% Yes
  • 9% Not sure
  • 27% No

In which direction are these things in this area generally going?     Based on 9 responses

Getting worse
Getting better
  • Schools/education
  • Crime/safety
  • Employment/jobs
  • Home values
  • Local government
  • New residents moving in
  • New businesses/restaurants opening
  • Overall quality of life

Rate the public services in this area:     Based on 10 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Police protection
  • Fire protection
  • Emergency medical services
  • Animal control services
  • Street repair/maintenance
  • Trash/recycling collection
  • Snow removal
  • Public transportation
  • Public recreation facilities
  • Park maintenance
  • Public libraries
  • Community education

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about houses in this area?     Based on 10 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most properties are well-maintained (e.g. landscaping, painting, shoveling)
  • Most properties have large lawns and/or gardens.
  • Most properties have driveways.
  • Most properties have garages.
  • Most of the houses look the same and have a similar layout.
  • Most of the houses are built close together with little space between them.

How noisy is the area where you live?     Based on 11 responses

  • 0% It is very quiet and peaceful. There aren't many cars or trains to speak of.
  • 55% It is pretty quiet. Cars pass by regularly, but it isn't disruptive.
  • 45% There are moments of loud noise. Sometimes you hear traffic or emergency vehicles, but it is bearable.
  • 0% Loud noises are very common. Traffic, trains, pedestrians, and emergency vehicles are everywhere.

How accepting are others who live in this area toward minorities (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?     Based on 5 responses

  • 100% Very accepting.
  • 0% Most people are accepting, except for a few cases of intolerance.
  • 0% The area is split on its acceptance, quite a few minority groups are not well accepted.
  • 0% Not accepting. It's hard to be a minority in this area.

How safe do you feel in this area?     Based on 18 responses

  • 50% Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
  • 28% Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
  • 22% Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
  • 0% Not safe. There is a lot of crime, and I regularly don't feel safe.

What is your overall opinion of this area?     Based on 9 responses

  • 22% I love everything about it.
  • 44% I like mostly everything about this area, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 33% This area is okay. There are a lot of things I wish were different.
  • 0% I hate this area.

Rate the quality and ease of access to the following attractions in this area:     Based on 11 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Museums
  • Art galleries
  • Performance venues
  • Professional sport venues
  • Movie theaters
  • Zoos
  • Amusement parks
  • Parks and natural attractions
  • Historical landmarks/monuments