City Stats

Date Incorporated 1873
Mayor John Cook
Altitude 4,000 ft. ASL
Latitude 31o 45 Min. 31.9 Sec. N.
Longitude 106o 29 Min. 34.4 Sec. W.
Time Zone Mountain
Mean high temperature
(30-Year Average)
76.8 Degrees F.
Mean low temperature
(30-Year Average)
50.6 Degrees F.
Mean precipitation
(30-Year Average)
8.65 inches
Mean # of days clear skies
(30-Year Average)
202 per year
Mean # of days partly cloudy
(30-Year Average)
108 per year
Mean # of days with precipitation
of more than 0.01 in.
(30-Year Average)
49 days
Mean wind speed
(30-Year Average)
1.1 MPH
Mean wind direction
(30-Year Average)
229 degrees (SW)
Mean peak gust direction
(30-Year Average)
From South
Highest Mountain peak 7,200 ft.
Land area (City) 250.9 sq. mi.
Land Area (County) 1058 sq. mi.
Location Southwest Texas adjoining New Mexico and Mexico
County El Paso County


Estimated Population December 31, 2008
City of El Paso, Texas 725,017
Remainder of El Paso County 135,975
Total for County of El Paso 780,613*
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico **


Projected Population to 2010
City of El Paso, Texas 665,055
Remainder of El Paso County 141,395
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico **


Projected Population to 2020
City of El Paso, Texas 767,750
Remainder of El Paso County 169,497
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico 2,541,900**
Total Metro 3,479,147


*Source: Development Services, Planning Division. Population estimate is calculated using 2000 Census figure of 3.2 people per household. Number of households is from data collected by Development Services, Building Permits & Inspections Division.
**With the recent turmoil in Juarez, no reliable estimates exist as to how many people have left the area. IMIP, the Cd. Juarez planning agency has not responded to inquiries. We have no way to verify any data, so we are unable to publish any reasonably accurate figure.



DEMOGRAPHICS (POPULATION FACTS)

2008 AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY
 
Selected Housing Characteristics - El Paso-2008 ACS
Selected Social Characteristics - El Paso-2008 ACS
Selected Demographic Characteristics - El Paso-2008 ACS

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