El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
133,658
0.0972% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
31.4
0.965% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20.1%
3.25% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,913
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$131,700
16.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX had a population of 134k people with a median age of 31.4 and a median household income of $51,913. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX declined from 133,788 to 133,658, a −0.0972% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,159 to $51,913, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX are White (Hispanic) (30.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (26.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (16.3%), Other (Hispanic) (13.4%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.08%).

58.6% of the households in El Paso City (North) 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.

91.3% of the residents in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX are Western Technical College (224660) (188 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was $131,700, and the homeownership rate was 53.5%.

Most people in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 134k people, from which 91.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 19.9% of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (26.6k people).

In 2022, there were 1.17 times more White (Hispanic) residents (41k people) in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.9k Two+ (Hispanic) and 21.8k 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 (North) PUMA, TX are Spanish (68,928 households), German (868 households), and Korean (683 households).

Citizenship

91.3%
2022 Citizenship
91.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.3% of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was 91.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    41k ± 3.01k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    34.9k ± 3.07k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.8k ± 1.56k
71.6%
Hispanic Population
95.7k people

In 2022, there were 1.17 times more White (Hispanic) residents (41k people) in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.9k Two+ (Hispanic) and 21.8k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

71.6% of the people in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX are hispanic (95.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

19.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
26.6k people
19.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
26.7k people

As of 2022, 19.9% of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX residents (26.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was 19.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    68,928 households (55.6%)
  2. German
    868 households (0.7%)
  3. Korean
    683 households (0.551%)

58.6% of the households in El Paso City (North) 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 55.6% of the households in El Paso City (North) 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-)
    5,519 ± 676
  2. Vietnam
    2,236 ± 358
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,771 ± 295

El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX employs 56.5k people. The largest industries in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX are U. S. Army (4,873 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,466 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,302 people), and the highest paying industries are Public finance activities ($100,024), Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers ($83,709), and Support activities for mining ($79,043).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,741
Women
45.8%
30,464
Men
54.2%

The workforce of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 56,205 people, with 45.8% woman, and 54.2% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

56.5k
2022 Value
−0.122%
1 Year decline
± −0.122%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −0.122%, from 56.5k employees to 56.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX, are Customer service representatives (1,903 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,786 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,734 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56.5k
2022 Value
−0.122%
1 Year decline
± −0.122%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −0.122%, from 56.5k employees to 56.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX, are U. S. Army (4,873 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,466 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,302 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in El Paso City (North) 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

$33,139
Median earning men ± $1,591
$25,702
Median earning women ± $1,551

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,750), Public Administration ($55,852), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,143).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($48,279), Public Administration ($45,051), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,288).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.72%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 860k people employed in New Mexico. This represents a 2.72% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Mexico.

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Civics

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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Education

In 2022, universities in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX awarded 188 degrees. The student population of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 316 male students and 307 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX are Hispanic or Latino (125 and 66.5%), followed by White (32 and 17%), Two or More Races (20 and 10.6%), and Black or African American (9 and 4.79%).

The largest universities in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Western Technical College (224660) (188 and 100%).

The most popular majors in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX are General Computer & Information Sciences (55 and 29.3%), Industrial Electronics Technology (33 and 17.6%), and Health Information & Medical Records Technology (33 and 17.6%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.51% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.27% 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 (North) PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (29.2k), Some college (26k), and Primary Education (17.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was $131,700 in 2022, which is 0.467 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $112,800 to $131,700, a 16.8% increase. The homeownership rate in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX is 53.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in El Paso City (North) 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 (North) PUMA, TX is $51,913. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$131,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,559
$25,900
Median Property Taxes
±$1,317

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

53.5%
Homeownership
2022
66.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.5% of the housing units in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in El Paso City (North) 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.
$51,913
Median Household Income
± $2,763
48.4k
Number of Households
± 2,090

In 2022, the median household income of the 48.4k households in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX grew to $51,913 from the previous year's value of $47,159.

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Wage Distribution

0.424
2022 Wage GINI in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX
0.413
2021 Wage GINI in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was 0.424 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.75% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.47%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.62%)

In 2022, 79.4% of workers in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.47%) and those who worked at home (6.62%).

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Commute Time

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.18% of the workforce in El Paso City (North) 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 (North) 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 (North) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX (26.6k out of 133k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in El Paso City (North) 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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Health

78.9% of the population of El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 29% on employee plans, 19.6% on Medicaid, 6.07% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 9.5% 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 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.5% under 18 years, 25% between 18 and 34 years, 33.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

21.1%
Uninsured
29%
Employer Coverage
19.6%
Medicaid
6.07%
Medicare
14.7%
Non-Group
9.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX grew by 5.28% from 20.1% to 21.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in El Paso City (North) PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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