Fabens, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 8,043
Males: 3,858 (48.0%), Females: 4,185 (52.0%)

El Paso County

Zip code: 79838

Median resident age: 24.8 years
Median household income: $18,486
Median house value: $43,600

Races in Fabens:

  • Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Other race (21.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (1.3%), United States (1.2%).

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fabens

  • High school or higher: 42.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 2.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fabens CDP

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

29.3% Foreign born (29.2% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fabens:

  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOS (about 21 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • DEL SOL MEDICAL CENTER (about 24 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • EL PASO PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 27 miles; EL PASO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fabens:

  • EL PASO INTL (about 26 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: ELP)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 27 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; Abbreviation: BIF)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 76 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Abbreviation: LRU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fabens:

  • FABENS (about 2 miles; FABENS, TX; Abbreviation: E35)
  • WEST TEXAS (about 16 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: T27)
  • DONA ANA COUNTY AT SANTA TERESA (about 46 miles; SANTA TERESA, NM; Abbreviation: 5T6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fabens:

  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 31 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 68 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 68 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 190 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • COCHISE COLLEGE (about 236 miles; DOUGLAS, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 246 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 18,780)

Schools

Public high school in Fabens:

  • FABENS H S (Students: 757; Location: 821 N E AVE G; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fabens:

  • FABENS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 651; Location: 821 N E AVE G; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FABENS PRIMARY (Students: 487; Location: 821 N E AVE G; Grades: PK – 03)
  • RISINGER PRIMARY (Students: 481; Location: 821 N E AVE G; Grades: PK – 03)
  • ODONNELL ELEMENTARY (Students: 398; Location: 821 N E AVE G; Grades: 04 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Fabens:

  • EL PASO COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $204,805; Location: 1331 N FABENS ST; 23,054 books; 290 audio materials; 593 video materials; 100 serial subscriptions)

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