El Paso County vs. Otero County

El Paso County (TX)Otero County (NM)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)840,75866,781
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)5.0%4.6%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)800,65363,832
Population, Census, April 1, 2010800,64763,797
Persons under 5 years, percent7.5%6.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent27.1%23.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent12.3%17.2%
Female persons, percent50.7%48.3%
White alone, percent92.0%82.7%
Black or African American alone, percent3.9%4.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.0%8.5%
Asian alone, percent1.3%1.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.3%
Two or More Races, percent1.5%3.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent83.0%38.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent11.6%48.4%
Veterans, 2014-201848,1678,070
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201824.8%11.4%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)299,63831,834
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201861.4%65.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$119,100$108,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,202$955
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$397$285
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$812$814
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201323.4%7.1%
Households, 2014-2018265,72423,391
Persons per household, 2014-20183.102.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.3%80.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201871.3%28.1%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201884.8%84.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201874.6%75.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201877.5%83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201822.8%19.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.6%11.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent22.6%10.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.0%49.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201853.7%49.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,384,416164,664
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)9,180,623567,703
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,096$8,596
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.418.5
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$44,597$42,752
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$20,763$22,477
Persons in poverty, percent20.5%20.3%
Total employer establishments, 201714,569967
Total employment, 2017237,38512,262
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,629,075379,044
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.7%0.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201761,7633,356
All firms, 201267,3213,918
Men-owned firms, 201235,6811,805
Women-owned firms, 201226,4711,442
Minority-owned firms, 201254,1631,388
Nonminority-owned firms, 201210,9892,244
Veteran-owned firms, 20124,871561
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201260,2093,012
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.2%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.1%1.7%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%1.9%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200761.4%19.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200727.1%32.9%
Population per square mile, 2010790.69.6
Land area in square miles, 20101,012.696,613.21

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between El Paso county (TX) and Otero county (NM) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.