El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX

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2021 Population
96,556
3.72% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
39
3.72% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
31.4%
1.95% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$29,888
3.45% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$111,500
2.86% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
35,941
3.4% 1-year decline

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In 2021, El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX had a population of 96.6k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $29,888. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX declined from 100,289 to 96,556, a −3.72% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,892 to $29,888, a 3.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX are White (Hispanic) (69.8%), Other (Hispanic) (12.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (8.87%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.26%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.64%).

78.7% of the households in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

83.7% of the residents in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX are The University of Texas at El Paso (228796) (5,322 degrees awarded in 2021), El Paso Community College (4,333 degrees), and Southwest University at El Paso (451556) (773 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was $111,500, and the homeownership rate was 47.5%.

Most people in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 96.6k people, from which 83.7% are citizens. As of 2021, 29.4% of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (28.4k people).

In N/A, there were 5.7 times more White (Hispanic) residents (644k people) in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113k Other (Hispanic) and 81.8k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX are Spanish (70,234 households), German (127 households), and Bengali (83 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
49,254
Women
51%
47,265
Men
49%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 96,519 inhabitants, with 49% men, and 51% women.

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Citizenship

83.7%
2021 Citizenship
83%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 83.7% of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was 83%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    644k ± 7.22k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    113k ± 4.35k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    81.8k ± 2.54k
87.9%
Hispanic Population
811k people

In N/A, there were 5.7 times more White (Hispanic) residents (644k people) in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113k Other (Hispanic) and 81.8k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

87.9% of the people in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX are hispanic (811k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    28,356 ± 3,474 people
  2. Guatemala
    178 ± 327 people
  3. Germany
    133 ± 283 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 28,356 El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX residents, followed by Guatemala with 178 and Germany with 133.

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Foreign-Born Population

29.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
28.4k people
29.4%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
29.5k people

As of 2021, 29.4% of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX residents (28.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was 29.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    70,234 households (78%)
  2. German
    127 households (0.141%)
  3. Bengali
    83 households (0.0922%)

78.7% of the households in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 78% of the households in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,447 ± 786
  2. Vietnam
    1,351 ± 289
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    688 ± 250

El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX employs 35.9k people. The largest industries in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX are Restaurants & Food Services (3,402 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,510 people), and Construction (2,406 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($178,555), Legal services ($132,561), and Other administrative & other support services ($126,990).

Males in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.14 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,315. The income inequality in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
16,621
Women
44.7%
20,585
Men
55.3%

The workforce of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 37,206 people, with 44.7% woman, and 55.3% men.

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Occupations

35.9k
2021 Value
−3.4%
1 Year decline
± −3.4%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −3.4%, from 37.2k employees to 35.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX, are Personal care aides (1,317 people), Retail salespersons (1,189 people), and Cooks (1,129 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

35.9k
2021 Value
−3.4%
1 Year decline
± −3.4%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −3.4%, from 37.2k employees to 35.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,402 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,510 people), and Construction (2,406 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$26,636
Median earning men ± $1,432
$20,785
Median earning women ± $1,260

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,096), Public Administration ($65,634), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($34,900).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($42,859), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($34,318), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($27,426).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Texas. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $255B
  2. $212B
  3. $180B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $255B, followed by Gasoline ($212B) and Fuel oils ($180B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.26T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.54T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 101% to $4.54T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.7B
  2. $68.4B
  3. $58.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $77.7B, followed by California with $68.4B and Michigan and $58.4B.

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX awarded 10,741 degrees. The student population of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 21,416 male students and 29,433 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX are Hispanic or Latino (8,735 and 85.1%), followed by White (865 and 8.42%), Black or African American (288 and 2.8%), and Asian (155 and 1.51%).

The largest universities in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are The University of Texas at El Paso (228796) (5,322 and 49.5%), El Paso Community College (4,333 and 40.3%), and Southwest University at El Paso (451556) (773 and 7.2%).

The most popular majors in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,368 and 12.7%), Registered Nursing (702 and 6.54%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (540 and 5.03%).

The median tuition cost in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX for a public four year colleges is $7,268 for in-state students and $21,704 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2021 in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 50,849 (42.1% men and 57.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 50,849 students enrolled in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX, 42.1% men and 57.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 42,811 records, of which 58.8% were women and 41.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 256 degrees awarded
  2. 467 degrees awarded
  3. 278 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 256 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,322 degrees awarded
  2. 4,333 degrees awarded
  3. 773 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Texas at El Paso (228796) with 5,322 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 4,298 men were awarded degrees from institutions in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX, which is 0.667 times less than the 6,443 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 8,735 degrees mean that there were 10.1 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 865 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($14,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,500) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,632) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 2.77% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.53% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX in 2021 were Some college (17.9k), Primary Education (17k), and High School or Equivalent (16.8k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was $111,500 in 2021, which is 0.455 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $108,400 to $111,500, a 2.86% increase. The homeownership rate in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX is 47.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX is $29,888. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $145,244, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Frisco City (East) & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $138,393 and $128,526.

Property

$111,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,173
$17,781
Median Property Taxes
±$1,083

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Rent vs Own

47.5%
Homeownership
2021
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 47.5% of the housing units in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $145,244, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Frisco City (East) & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $138,393 and $128,526.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$29,888
Median Household Income
± $1,539
338k
Number of Households
± 4,222

In 2021, the median household income of the 338k households in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX grew to $29,888 from the previous year's value of $28,892.

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Wage Distribution

0.472
2021 Wage GINI in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX
0.465
2020 Wage GINI in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX

In 2021, the income inequality in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.48% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (75.3%)
  2. Carpooled (9.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.06%)

In 2021, 75.3% of workers in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.7%) and those who worked at home (6.06%).

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

31.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX (29.7k out of 94.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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74.9% of the population of El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 24.8% on employee plans, 25.6% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 2.12% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 35% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

25.1%
Uninsured
24.8%
Employer Coverage
25.6%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
2.12%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in El Paso City (Central) PUMA, TX grew by 2.27% from 24.5% to 25.1%.

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