El Paso Area

Business Climate

  • Major Business Clusters: Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics

  • Major Employers: Delphi Packard Electric, ECM International, GECU, Helen of Troy, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Toro

Metro Area/Talent

  • Region Population: 923,936

  • Workforce Population: 321,900

  • Higher Education: El Paso Community College District, The University of Texas at El Paso

  • Health-Related Education: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-El Paso


  • Interstate Highways: I-10

  • Airports: El Paso International Airport

  • Railroad Carriers (Class I): BNSF Railway, Union Pacific Railroad

  • Foreign Trade Zones: Two - No. 68 El Paso, No.150 El Paso

Counties and Quick Links

El Paso County: El Paso

Other Counties: Hudspeth County

Sources: Metropolitan Areas, Office of the Governor Economic Development & Tourism, Texas Health and Human Services, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Workforce Commission