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  The population of El Paso county is estimated at 686,706 where 520,513 speak English exclusively and 2,091 speak primarily in another language. In 2017 there were 9,661 births and 4,606 deaths in El Paso county. El Paso county has 123,013 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 29,280 that are owned free and clear and 83,666 that are renter occupied.

  The good residents of El Paso County filed 319,200 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 12.1% of all Colorado filings and 0.214% of the entire nation. El Paso had an impressive combined total federal tax liability of $2,912,758,000 on earned income of $20,023,385,000. Other notable statistics from El Paso County were 10,580 unemployment claims which collected a total of $51,732,000 and 76,320 charitable contributions valued at $439,994,000. 83,970 filings from El Paso County paid a combined total of $172,919,000 in property taxes and 78,380 filings paid $692,199,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 El Paso county had 426 religious congregations with an estimated 207,699 members.

37.3% of the El Paso population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 6.3% have less than a highschool diploma level education.

About 46% of El Paso County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This is an increase from the 2012 election by 37,669 votes.

At $65,260 the median income is 94.4% of the Colorado average. An estimated 10,666 people claimed to be unemployed last year in El Paso, the equivalant of around 3.3% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 3.7%.

Top 15 Industries in El Paso County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
28,743Retail trade
26,734Accommodation and food services
22,918Food services and drinking places
22,484Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
21,789Administrative and support services
19,740Professional, scientific, and technical services
10,075Finance and insurance
9,609Full-service restaurants
9,526Limited-service restaurants
9,345Facilities support services
8,419Other services (except public administration)
8,275General medical and surgical hospitals

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