Economic Development

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Economic Snapshot

The City of El Paso is committed to informing the public and business community of its economic health and opportunities for growth. This dashboard provides a snapshot of El Paso in context of the Borderplex region, with data on economic indicators for El Paso County (including Horizon City, San Elizario, Socorro, Anthony, Clint, Vinton, and surrounding Census Designated Places).

Data may be downloaded for most data points by selecting “get the data” at the bottom of each chart.


El Paso and its neighboring cities - Juarez, Chih., and Las Cruces, NM - form the largest binational workforce in the Western Hemisphere called the Borderplex Region.

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Population Demographics

El Paso is the largest Texas City on the U.S./Mexican Border. Over the past five years, the county’s population growth has outpaced the nation’s overall growth. 

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Industry Characteristics

The Borderplex region is the fifth largest manufacturing hub in north America.

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Education Pipeline

El Paso outpaces the nation in efforts to expand economic opportunities to Hispanics, women, and low-income residents.

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Quality of Life & Migration

El Paso is a highly livable community that offers affordable homes and attractive neighborhoods.

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Data Notes

Charts in this snapshot are a product of EImpact, a software company that visualizes economic and labor market data, in addition to customized internal visualizations.

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Most of the above data can be viewed all on one page.

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Looking for more data on El Paso?

Our partners provide further data about the City and our services, including but not limited to the initiatives below:

El Paso International Airport

El Paso International Airport

International Bridges PDN Uno


The Borderplex Alliance

The borderplex alliance

Destination El Paso

Visit El Paso

Hunt Institute at UT El Paso

Hunt Institute

Cohen Entertainment District

Cohen Entertainment District

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