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El Paso
  • City in Texas

Report Card

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

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El Paso is a city in Texas with a population of 679,879. El Paso is in El Paso County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in El Paso offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In El Paso there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in El Paso and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in El Paso are above average.

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About El Paso...
Population
679,879

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$132,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$857
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    164.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    47.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    32
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    166.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    948
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    60.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  11%

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