El Paso is a very large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 678,415 people and 159 constituent neighborhoods, El Paso is the sixth largest community in Texas.
El Paso is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although El Paso is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
In terms of college education, El Paso is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.73% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in El Paso in 2018 was $25,165, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,660 for a family of four. However, El Paso contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
El Paso is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call El Paso home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in El Paso, accounting for 81.59% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of El Paso residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in El Paso include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
In addition, El Paso has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.80%).
The most common language spoken in El Paso is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German/Yiddish.