Where are the new residents of El Paso, TX moving from?

El Paso, TX

The population of the El Paso, TX metropolitan statisical area is on the rise.

From 2010 to 2016, the metro area grew from 807,108 to 841,971, an increase of 34,863 residents. This increase of 4.3% makes the region the #165 fastest growing MSA over that period.

Certainly some of the population growth can be attributed to birth rate, but where are all the other people coming from?

An additional Census study, released last week, gives us some answers. The recent study reveals data about metro-to-metro migration trends over the course of 2011 to 2015.

To learn more, our research analysts teamed up with moving service Bellhops to analyze the new Census data. In the graphic below, we dive into which areas are sending residents to El Paso, where the area is losing residents to, and how demographics differ between new movers and existing residents.

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Top 10 Areas Sending Residents to El Paso, TX,

  1. Las Cruces, NM
  2. Fayetteville, NC
  3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
  4. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
  5. Odessa, TX
  6. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
  7. Columbus, GA-AL
  8. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
  9. Lawton, OK
  10. Urban Honolulu, HI