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People

Total Population 18,981
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 4.7%
Employed Population 16+ 6,973
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 57.7%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.7%
Median Earnings25+ $34,594
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,347

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,541
% Above Poverty Level 82.6%
% Below Poverty Level 17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 9.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,082
Median House Value $122,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 83.6%
US/American 0%
English 0.6%
Irish 2.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Horizon City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 17 miles E of El Paso, Texas
County El Paso
Metro Area El Paso
Standard Zip Codes 79927, 79928
Phone Area Codes 915
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.692
Longitude -106.206

Horizon City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station YSLETA
Distance 6.5 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 17.2 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
Station LA TUNA 1 S
Distance 29.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clint 820 $61,042
El Paso 676,325 $48,027

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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