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

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