Anthony, Texas

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Anthony, Texas

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Anthony strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Anthony Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 7% Anthony Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Anthony Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Anthony, Texas

Comparing Anthony to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Age of the Population 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 1 2
Median Family Income 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Short Commute Times 6 7
Working at Home 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
People Living Alone 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 5 7
Low Property Crime 2 4

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Anthony Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 18 miles NW of El Paso, Texas
County El Paso
Metro Area El Paso
Standard Zip Codes 79821
Phone Area Codes 915
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.999
Longitude -106.605

Anthony Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LA TUNA 1 S
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 60 F
Apr Temp 45 to 81 F
Jul Temp 68 to 97 F
Oct Temp 49 to 81 F
Annual Precip 8.9 inches
Station YSLETA
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 61 F
Apr Temp 47 to 81 F
Jul Temp 69 to 99 F
Oct Temp 48 to 81 F
Annual Precip 9.7 inches
Station EL PASO 32 ENE
Distance 39.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 11.1 inches
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Anthony Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,850 100%
Male 2,616 67.9%
Female 1,234 32.1%
Under 18 797 20.7%
18+ 3,053 79.3%
65+ 255 6.6%
Median Age 32.5
Average Family Size 3.84
White 2,995 77.8%
African-American 149 3.9%
Asian 8 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 51 1.3%
Other 570 14.8%
Mixed Race 76 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3,187 82.8%

Estimated Anthony Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,072
Growth 222
Growth % 5.8%

Anthony Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 92.4%
US/American 3.5%
English 1.3%
German 0.9%
Scottish 0.4%
Irish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Anthony 3,850 $28,295
El Paso 563,662 $35,432
Vinton 1,892 $27,240
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Anthony High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 197 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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