El Paso County


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El Paso County, Colorado

200 S Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 520-6200
Fax: (719) 520-6212
www.elpasoco.com

In central CO, south of Denver; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Spanish 'the pass' [through the mountains], referring to Ute Pass, west of Colorado Springs

Area (sq mi):: 2129.56 (land 2126.45; water 3.11) Population per square mile: 266.00
Population 2005: 565,582 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 9.40%; 1990-2000 30.20% Population 2000: 516,929 (White 76.20%; Black or African American 6.50%; Hispanic or Latino 11.30%; Asian 2.50%; Other 9.70%). Foreign born: 6.40%. Median age: 33.00
Income 2000: per capita $22,005; median household $46,844; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,603-$30,811
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Colorado Springs County seat (369,363)
  • Fountain (15,663)

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    El Paso County, Texas

    500 E San Antonio Ave
    El Paso, TX 79901
    Phone: (915) 546-2000
    Fax: (915) 546-2012
    www.co.el-paso.tx.us

    On the northwestern border of TX, north of Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; organized Jan 3, 1850 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For the city, itself from Spanish for 'the ford,' for a major crossing of the Rio Grande River, or 'the pass' for El Paso del Norte 'the north pass' through either the Sierra Madre or the Franklin mountains: the city lies in a valley between them

    Area (sq mi):: 1014.68 (land 1013.11; water 1.57) Population per square mile: 712.30
    Population 2005: 721,598 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 14.90% Population 2000: 679,622 (White 17.00%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 78.20%; Asian 1.00%; Other 22.00%). Foreign born: 27.40%. Median age: 30.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,421; median household $31,051; Population below poverty level: 23.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,562-$20,875
    Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • El Paso County seat (592,099)
  • Socorro (28,029)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Patrick Crusius, the 21-year-old alleged gunman in the recent mass killings in El Paso, Texas, is reported to be under suicide watch at the El Paso County Detention Facility, where he awaits trial for capital murder charges.
    Crusius was booked into El Paso County Jail early Sunday on a capital murder charge, and police announced he has been cooperating with authorities since his arrest.
    31 May 2019 - US-based Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of utility operator Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), has acquired the development assets associated with the 60mw Palmer Solar project in El Paso County, Colorado, from Boulder-based renewable energy company juwi Americas, the company said.
    Target: Palmer Solar project in El Paso County, Colorado
    El Paso County joined three nonprofit organizations in filing suit in federal court in Washington on Friday, arguing that the declaration violates the nation's bedrock concept of separation of powers and that it will unnecessarily damage this border community.
    But even as the president delivered his address to some 7,500 supporters inside the El Paso County Coliseum, he was pointing a spotlight on the person Texas has already showed can challenge him, Democratic rising star and El Paso native son Beto O'Rourke.
    In a 2001 trial, El Paso County prosecutors claimed Avila had killed his girlfriend's infant son, Nicolas Macias, while babysitting him in 2000.
    Austin: Fitch Ratings has downgraded the following El Paso County Hospital District, TX ratings to 'A-' from 'AA-':
    * $16,731,454 ($5,085,000 loan and $11,646,454 in loan forgiveness) from the CWSRF to the town of Vinton (El Paso County).
    The project depends on a permitting process that would require the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety and El Paso County to sign off on a change in land use on the almost 400 acres west of Highway 115 north of Penrose.
    "My favorite place to work in Colorado is the Paint Mines in El Paso County. I love the white hoodoos and pink-and-ocher badlands.

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