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A+ Eagle Pass Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- Eagle Pass Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Texas
Eagle Pass
8317% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Eagle Pass cost of living
A Eagle Pass Crime Total crime is 34% lower than Texas
Total crime
1,99328% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5128% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-47%Year over year crime is down
Eagle Pass crime
F Eagle Pass Employment Household income is 24% lower than Texas
Median household income
$41,56025% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,22639% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%27% higher than the US average
Eagle Pass employment
B Eagle Pass Housing Home value is 17% lower than Texas
Median home value
$118,70036% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$58438% lower than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Eagle Pass real estate or Eagle Pass rentals
B Eagle Pass Schools HS graduation rate is 23% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
60%28% lower than the US average
School test scores
78%58% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:19% higher than the US average
Eagle Pass K-12 schools or Eagle Pass colleges

Living in Eagle Pass, TX

Eagle Pass, Texas is a moderately-sized city with a population of 28,209 people. According to the most recent Census, 92% of Eagle Pass residents are White, 1% Asian and 0% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Eagle Pass are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 91% of the population also speak Spanish. Eagle Pass tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 31 is far below the national average.

Living in Eagle Pass can be a good experience for anyone relocating to the city. Having said that, in the state of Texas, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! To help you find the best places to live in and around Eagle Pass, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, education, employment and more.

With a livability score of 85/100, Eagle Pass is ranked #354 in the United States and #115 in Texas. Compared to the United States average, Eagle Pass ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Eagle Pass also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! Based on the rankings for each individual category, Eagle Pass has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (B+), cost of living (A-), weather (A-), education (B) and housing (B). Regrettably for Eagle Pass, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: employment (F).

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Eagle Pass, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 120 crimes per 100,000 residents, Eagle Pass has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

The average school test scores in Eagle Pass are 78%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Eagle Pass can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Eagle Pass is actually affordable. The median home price for Eagle Pass homes is $118,700, which is 16.8% lower than the Texas average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Eagle Pass, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.9, which is 11.5% higher than the Texas average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Eagle Pass were 4.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.4%.

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Eagle Pass: An Affordable Texas Border City

Right along the Mexican border is the comfortable little city of Eagle Pass. I've been a resident here for about two years now and it's an enjoyable place to live. There's a lot of things to do here, even though it's a little far away from any big cities. The best area in Eagle Pass is probably the Mall De Las Aguilas. There's plenty of stores you can do all your shopping at, including a big Walmart.

It's hot but not too hot in the summer and there's usually little festivals and farmers markets you can attend on the weekend. You can also try checking out places like the Fort Duncan Museum or even crossing over into Mexico to spend an afternoon visiting the neighboring town. Owning a home isn't too expensive either, which helps because the area doesn't have the best opportunities when it comes to finding a job. It's a good choice for a city if you don't mind a quieter lifestyle.
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