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El Paso's unemplyment rate is at an all time low, their crime rate as well. The city's overall cost of living is super affordable and there's a bunch of cool stuff to do in The Sun City. So, what's stopping you from living in one of the best neighborhoods in one of the best cities in Texas? If it's because you don't know where those neighborhoods are located, don't stress, HomeSnacks is here to help: we've created a list of the best neighborhoods in El Paso for 2021 and listed them below.
El Paso is known for many things, but you might be surprised to know that it's one of the only border cities in the southern United States to make the list of safest cities in America for 2021 or that 25% of its residents have graduated from college; but, what's definitely going to knock your socks off, you can get a house in of the best neighborhoods, Album Park for $124,468.
Yes, El Paso's top ten best neighborhoods scored off the charts on our SnackAbility scale for safety, affordability, unemployment rates, and amenities. But, to really get down to the nitty gritty, we looked at the median income and median home price for each one of El Paso's 49 neighborhoods. And, folks, the data doesn't lie: El Chuco's top ten best neighborhoods are very snack worthy and very distinct.
Sadly, however, there can only be one number one best neighborhood in El Paso for 2021 and that neighborhood is below. So, grab yourself some carne asada street tacos, a sunny spot next to the border, and keep reading.
One could assume that with everything that El Paso has going for it that there wouldn't be openings in any neighborhoods for newbies, but that's not the case. El Paso has a little something for everyone at any stage in their life. Mission Hills is a great neighborhood to mingle with other retirees. The Rim Area neighborhood is great if you want to live close to the largest employer in El Paso, The University of Texas El Paso. And if you want to live in one of the most family friendly neighborhoods, Silver Springs Village has lots of other kids and top notch schools.
But, what's El Paso's best neighborhood for 2021? According to the latest data, that honor goes to Zach White.
To see the other nine El Paso neighborhoods that crushed the competition, keep reading; and if you don't find your favorite there, head to the bottom of the page.
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The 10 Best Neighborhoods To Live In El Paso
How We Determined The Best El Paso, TX Neighborhoods In 2021
In order to rank the best neighborhoods in El Paso, we had to determine what criteria defines a "best".
- High incomes
- Low unemployment rates
- Low crime
- High home prices
- High population densities (A proxy for things to do)
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 49 in each category, where 1 was the best.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the "Best City Neighborhood In El Paso." We're lookin' at you, Zach White.
Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the best places El Paso, Texas has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.
Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In El Paso
If you're measuring the neighborhoods in El Paso where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in El Paso aren't all good. Chihuahuita takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in El Paso.
We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.
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