Tornillo, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,609
Males: 774 (48.1%), Females: 835 (51.9%)

El Paso County

Zip code: 79853

Median resident age: 22.0 years
Median household income: $19,514 (year 2000)
Median house value: $33,600 (year 2000)

Races in Tornillo:

  • Hispanic (99.1%)
  • Other race (5.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: .

Elevation: 3582 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tornillo

  • High school or higher: 29.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tornillo CDP

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

43.4% Foreign born (43.3% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tornillo:

  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOS (about 27 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • DEL SOL MEDICAL CENTER (about 30 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • EL PASO PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 33 miles; EL PASO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tornillo:

  • EL PASO INTL (about 32 miles; EL PASO, TX; ID: ELP)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 33 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; ID: BIF)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 82 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; ID: LRU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tornillo:

  • FABENS (about 5 miles; FABENS, TX; ID: E35)
  • WEST TEXAS (about 22 miles; EL PASO, TX; ID: T27)
  • DONA ANA COUNTY AT SANTA TERESA (about 52 miles; SANTA TERESA, NM; ID: 5T6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tornillo:

  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 37 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 12,071)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 74 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 74 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 185 miles; ALPINE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • COCHISE COLLEGE (about 239 miles; DOUGLAS, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 251 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 18,780)

Schools

Public high school in Tornillo:

  • TORNILLO H S (Students: 275; Location: 19200 COBB ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tornillo:

  • TORNILLO ELEMENTARY (Students: 494; Location: 19200 COBB ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TORNILLO INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: P O BOX 170; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • TORNILLO JH (Students: 155; Location: 19200 COBB ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Tornillo:

  • TORNILLO MEDIA CENTER (Operating income: $50,150; Location: 300 OIL MILL RD; 10,005 books; 75 audio materials; 18 video materials; 70 serial subscriptions)