El Paso, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 193,780 housing units in El Paso. This represents a 14.9% growth from 168,625 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 191,236 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2,544 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in El Paso is about 61.4%. El Paso's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6%. Average household size is 3.07 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in El Paso were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4%
One Bedroom15.80%
Two Bedrooms22.40%
Three Bedrooms42.50%
Four Bedrooms12.90%
Five Bedrooms or more2.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.23
Median year structure was built1974
Median Value of occupied units$71,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$72,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.81
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$410

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage2.30%
Home Equity Loan3.10%
Simple Mortgage61.20%
Debt Free33.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.2%