El Paso, TX

Total Population: 841,971

(An increase of 4.71 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 213,291
  • Language Spoken at Home - 670,450

  • 25.3% of Total Population are Foreign Born
  • 79.6% of Total Population Speak Another Language Other than English at Home

[Source: American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Foreign Born and Language Spoken at Home]

Quick Facts

  • Over 75% of the population of the greater El Paso area speaks a language other than English at home, the primary language being Spanish. It is the most commonly spoken language in households period, even more common than English.

  • Mexican are the largest people group in the city, as well as the fastest growing. It is estimated that 25% of the population was born in Mexico, and almost 80% are of Mexican descent.

  • A growing Asian population with Chinese, Mandarin being on the rise.

People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam400
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni300
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism700
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic650
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic900
FrenchFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic700
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox2,650
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism180
HonduranHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic536
ItalianItalyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic300
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism677
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,362
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant273
PanamanianPanamaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity391
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam160
RussianRussiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox200
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal671
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam259
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana596

Get Involved

To get started with mobilizing yourself or your church for this Metro, contact info ...

Southern Baptist of Texas Convention TxMI - "SBTC TxMI (Texas Mission Initiative) seeks to make disciples among Unreached Peoples and Places throughout Texas that lead to indigenous church planting."

For more information email SBTC TxMI