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Socorro
  • Suburb of El Paso, TX

Report Card

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

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Socorro is a suburb of El Paso with a population of 34,687. Socorro is in El Paso County. Living in Socorro offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Socorro and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Socorro are above average.

About

About Socorro...
Population
34,687

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$101,900
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$779
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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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
    140.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    44.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    135.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    501.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    60.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    34%
    national  11%

Working in Socorro

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,042
National
$69,021

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