Home to one of the largest bilingual communities along the U.S.- Mexico Border, Eagle Pass offers plenty of opportunities for business and growth. Its strategic location makes Eagle Pass the fastest route between San Antonio and major trade locations in Mexico such as Monterrey and Nava (with the largest brewery of its kind in the world). While the population within city limits is 29,343 the metropolitan area is approximately 250,000 comprised of two states and two countries. The city benefits by having a young workforce and plenty of land for growth.

Eagle Pass has two institutions of higher learning, Sul Ross University and Southwest Texas Junior College. Together they create a pipeline that consistently develops a capable workforce and provides Eagle Pass young knowledgeable professionals.

Business Climate

Eagle Pass sits on the transportation corridor that connects major trade ports in Mexico like Monterrey and Nava into U.S cities like San Antonio and Houston making it ideal for logistics and international trade organizations. Additionally, one of the strongest sectors is the retail industry driven mainly by Mexican consumers who cross daily to shop and buy American products.

Eagle Pass, TX

Population

Total Population

29,167

Population
Growth Rate

0.88%

Median Age

34

Diversity Index

30.100

Housing & Income

Households

9,228

Total Housing Units

10,068


Owner Occupied

5,120

Renter Occupied

4,108

Vacant

840

Median Home Value

$127,874


Average Home Value

$146,930

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.92%


Per Capita Income

2.02%

Income Projection

Median Household

$42,450 $47,154


Average Household

$54,102 $59,610


Per Capita

$17,118 $18,917

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,030

Total Employed

12,734

Workers 16+

11,157

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

24

Employed

3,174

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

210

Employed

2,290

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

112

Employed

2,119

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

103

Employed

1,421

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

88

Employed

1,268

2021 General Merchandise Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

24

Employed

871

Some
High School

2,413

Graduated
High School

3,397

Associates
Degree

1,333

Bachelor's
Degree

2,339

Graduate
Degree

760

Average Commute Time

22 min.



Resident Commuters

9,289

Non-Resident Commuters

1,632

Drive Alone

9,345

Carpooled

1,466

Public

0

Work At Home

127

Taxes