Best Neighborhoods in El Paso, Texas

El Paso is the county seat of El Paso county Texas. With a 2010US Census reported population of 649,121; El Paso is the 19th largest city in the United States. The biggest employer in El Paso is the El Paso School System. The tallest building downtown El Paso is Wells Fargo Plaza. El Paso has a beautiful climate and receives over 300 days of sunshine per year.

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Average High - 92, Average Low - 32.9


There are no professional sports teams in El Paso.

Baseball - Diablos - AA

Soccer - Patriots - USL

Soccer - Indios - NPSL

Hockey - Rhinos - WHSL

Football - Brawlers - FWFL

Crime Rate

The crime rate in El Paso is significantly lower than in most major cities.

Top Neighborhoods

Mountain View is a neighborhood in El Paso, bounded by Patriot Freeway and Railroad Drive. There are seven parks and at least two lakes in the Mountain View neighborhood; which gives the residents of the community a number of options for recreational activity and green space. The housing stock in Mountain View consists of single family homes, apartments, condos, and homes converted for rent or lease. Mountainview is serviced by the public school system. There is only one high school that services the entire Mountain View community.

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Castner is a neighborhood in the northeast area of El Paso. The northeast side of El Paso is triangle in shape and Castner is bounded by Railroad Drive, Patriot Freeway and Woodrow Bean Transmountain Road as major thoroughfares. The Castner neighborhood is predominantly single family homes, however, there are a few homes for rent or lease. Castner is serviced by the public school system, an independent school system, and there are private school options for families to choose from.

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Park Foothills is a neighborhood in El Paso that borders Franklin Mountain. Park Foothills is bounded by Patriot Freeway and Hondo Pass. The housing stock in Park Foothills consists mostly of single family homes and apartments. There are public schools in the area for families to choose from. Park Foothills has Sunshine Park in the center of the neighborhood. There is no specific business district in Park Foothills; however there are some local convenient stores and a retail mall area.

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Silver Springs Village neighborhood is located west of Interstate 85. Silver Springs Village is socioeconomically and culturally diverse. There are a variety of housing options in the area including single family homes, condominiums, and apartment complexes to choose from. Silver Springs Village has several restaurants, shops, stores, and bars for the residents of the neighborhood to enjoy. There are small parks in the area that provide green ways for the community. Public and private schools are available in the community as well.

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Montoya Heights is bounded by Interstate 10 to the west, Art Craft Road to the north, and E. Redd Road to the south, and Doniphan Drive to the east. Parallel to the Montoya Heights neighborhood is a water way that allows the residents of Montoya to enjoy many water related activities. Although there are few housing options directly in the Montoya Heights neighborhood, there are many on the bounding streets. Montoya Heights is served by both private and public schools and public transportation is accessible.

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Via Hermosa is a neighborhood on the western side of El Paso. Via Hermosa is bounded by Westwind drive. The Via Hermosa community is culturally and economically diverse. There are small neighborhood parks on the southern end of town that give residents of Via Hermosa the opportunity for outdoor recreational activities including bike and jogging trails and picnic areas. The housing stock in Via Hermosa is mixed. There are a number of converted homes for rent or lease as well as single family homes, apartments and condos.

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