El Paso, TX 79912 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79912: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
El Paso, TX 79912

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,916
  • Single Family Addresses: 26,130
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,728
  • County: El Paso County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.843, Longitude -106.54
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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El Paso, TX 79912 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 76,994
Daytime Population: Workers 35,629
Daytime Population: Residents 40,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 75,696
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 76,778
Population in Familes 64,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 216
Population Density2 3,674
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $62,240
Average Household Income $88,297
Per Capita Income $33,344


Total Housing Units 31,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,013 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,964 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,203 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $211,361
Average Home Value $259,380


Total Households 28,977
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 19,615
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.42% 0.72%
Households 0.38% 0.69%
Families 0.27% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

El Paso, TX 79912 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79912 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 # 24 99th
Population Density # 218 88th
Diversity Index # 725 61st
Median Household Income # 412 78th
Per Capita Income # 387 79th

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