El Paso, TX 79908 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79908: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
El Paso, TX 79908

Acceptable Alternative
Biggs Field, TX 79908
Fort Bliss, TX 79908

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 565
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 516
  • County: El Paso County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.838, Longitude -106.375
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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El Paso, TX 79908 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,197
Daytime Population: Workers 922
Daytime Population: Residents 1,131
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,053
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 1,313
Population in Familes 1,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 884
Population Density2 3,611
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $66,932
Average Household Income $73,950
Per Capita Income $29,007


Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 ( 1.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 594 (94.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $165,625
Average Home Value $161,364


Total Households 605
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 576
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 9.37% 2.14%
Households 9.52% 3.54%
Families 9.47% 3.53%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.11%

El Paso, TX 79908 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79908 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1256 32nd
Population Density # 227 88th
Diversity Index # 493 73rd
Median Household Income # 325 82nd
Per Capita Income # 649 65th

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