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El Paso County
  • County in Colorado

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

El Paso County is located in Colorado with a population of 722,736. El Paso County is one of the best places to live in Colorado. In El Paso County, most residents own their homes. In El Paso County there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in El Paso County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in El Paso County are above average.

About

Population
722,736

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$331,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,347
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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El Paso County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    310.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    101.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    96.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    516.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,203.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    438.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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