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, 2016)


Total Population 77,710
Population in Households 77,473
Population in Familes 64,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 237
Population Density1 3,364
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 29,697
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 19,827
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,889 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,808 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,983 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $200,126
Average Home Value $251,608


Median Household Income $58,280
Average Household Income $81,959
Per Capita Income $31,443
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.64%
Households 0.56% 0.72%
Families 0.36% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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

The table below compares 79912 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 20 99th
Population Density1 # 248 87th
Diversity Index2 # 709 62nd
Median Household Income # 458 76th
Per Capita Income # 385 79th

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