El Paso, a large city in Texas, has a population of just over 674,000. The city's residents, with an average age of just over 35, are younger than most cities in Texas. The majority of El Paso residents own their homes, and 41% of residents rent. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $820 a month, which is $209 a month less than the state average.
Many El Paso residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and education. Together, these industries account for 17% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top field in the city. El Paso workers take home an average annual income of almost $58,000, about $15,000 less than the Texas average. El Paso's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Ten percent of El Paso residents older than 25 have earned a Bachelor's degree, while 4% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.
El Paso residents have an average commute of about 24 minutes. Many residents (39%) drive themselves to work, while public transit isn't used widely. Relatively few residents walk to work.