El Paso is a city in and the county seat of El Paso County, Texas and is the sixth-largest city in Texas and the 22nd-largest city in the United States.
Manufacturing industries in El Paso include food production, clothing, construction materials, electronic and medical equipment, and plastics. Cotton, fruit, vegetables, livestock, and pecans are produced in the area. Education is a driving force in El Paso's economy. El Paso's three large school districts are among the largest employers in the area. El Paso is an important entry point to the U.S. from Mexico.
El Paso has an overall cost of living index which equates it with low cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups.
The latest cost of living rank for each of the 13 Basket Groups is now available.