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Population (year 2000): 27,152. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,685 (+9.3% change)
Males: 13,146 (48.4%), Females: 14,006 (51.6%)

El Paso County

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Median resident age: 26.6 years
Median household income: $24,087 (year 2000)
Median house value: $54,400 (year 2000)

Socorro, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Socorro:

  • Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Other race (22.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (2.3%).Texas forum

Land area: 17.5 square miles

Socorro,

For population 25 years and over in Socorro

  • High school or higher: 44.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Socorro city

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

37.8% Foreign born (37.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,936 (+17.0%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Paso, TX El (14.5 miles ElPaso.ForSaleHomes.org )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (419.4 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: TX (3.4 miles Sparks, Elizario, TX (4.1 miles San TX (4.7 miles Clint, City, TX (6.1 miles Horizon Glory, TX (6.6 miles Morning Dulce, TX (9.5 miles Agua TX (12.6 miles Fabens, Meadows South, TX (13.6 miles Homestead


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 152 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 346 buildings, average cost: $45,200
  • 2000: 72 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2003: 75 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2004: 352 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2005: 396 buildings, average cost: $81,800

Latitude: 31.64 N, Longitude: 106.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 915

Socorro, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Construction (12.7%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,058 (-18.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,126 (13.5%)

Crime in Socorro by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 2 4 5 8 5
    per 100,000 22.1 7.4 14.7 18.4 29.5 18.4
Robberies 9 6 9 2 14 11
    per 100,000 33.1 22.1 33.1 7.4 51.6 40.5
Assaults 26 29 108 42 44 56
    per 100,000 95.8 106.8 397.8 154.7 162.1 206.2
Burglaries 78 91 82 95 84 76
    per 100,000 287.3 335.2 302.0 349.9 309.4 279.9
Thefts 388 373 216 241 323 359
    per 100,000 1429.0 1373.7 795.5 887.6 1189.6 1322.2
Auto thefts 32 61 40 40 70 73
    per 100,000 117.9 224.7 147.3 147.3 257.8 268.9
124.6 131.0 160.1 112.3 149.5 154.8

Average climate in Socorro, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Socorro,
Hospitals/medical centers near Socorro:
  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOS (about 9 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • DEL SOL MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • EL PASO PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 14 miles; EL PASO, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Socorro:
  • EL PASO INTL (about 13 miles; EL PASO, TX; ID: ELP)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 15 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; ID: BIF)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 63 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; ID: LRU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Socorro:
  • WEST TEXAS (about 6 miles; EL PASO, TX; ID: T27)
  • FABENS (about 14 miles; FABENS, TX; ID: E35)
  • DONA ANA COUNTY AT SANTA TERESA (about 34 miles; SANTA TERESA, NM; ID: 5T6)

Amtrak station near Socorro:
  • 18 miles: EL PASO (700 SAN FRANCISCO AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 1 $1,572 $18,864 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $5,497 $21,988 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $20,134 $17,257 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $9,533 $16,342 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 20 $46,616 $27,969 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $10,483 $20,966 0 $0
Other Government Administration 14 $23,637 $20,260 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $6,425 $25,700 0 $0
Totals for Government 68 $123,898 $21,864 0 $0
College/University in Socorro:
  • CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT TRAINING-SOCORRO (Full-time enrollment: 140; Location: 10102 N LOOP DR; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Socorro:
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 19 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 12,071)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 55 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 55 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 202 miles; ALPINE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • COCHISE COLLEGE (about 228 miles; DOUGLAS, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 236 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 18,780)

Notable locations in Socorro: Rio Vista Farm Historic District (A), Bracero Reception Center (B).

Churches in Socorro include: Apostolic Assembly Church (A), Apostolic Church (B), Church of God (C), Saints Peter and Paul Church (D), Segunda Iglesia Apostolica de la Fe en Cristo Jesus Church (E), Socorro Mission (F), Nuestra Senora de Socorro Mission (G).

Parks in Socorro include: Moon City Park (1), Soccoro Student Activities Complex (2).


Socorro compared to Texas state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Socorro:
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KVIV (1340 AM; 1 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: SPANISH CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Socorro:
  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSII (93.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINT-FM (93.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY-FM (96.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAQ (95.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KPAS (103.1 FM; FABENS, TX; Owner: ALGIE A. FELDER)
  • KHRO (94.7 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPRR (102.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVER (91.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCR (89.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBNA-FM (97.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTEP (88.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO)
  • K212EO (90.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Socorro:
  • KTSM-TV (Channel 9; EL PASO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF EL PASO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVIA-TV (Channel 7; EL PASO, TX; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • KSCE (Channel 38; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 38 CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • KINT-TV (Channel 26; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFOX-TV (Channel 14; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTYO (Channel 48; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • KTFN (Channel 65; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDBC-TV (Channel 4; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOS (Channel 13; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EL PASO PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)

 

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