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Socorro is a city in El Paso County, in the El Paso metro area.
The latitude of Socorro is 31.654N. The longitude is -106.302W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,661 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,140.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Socorro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the El Paso County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, El Paso area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79849 ZIP code.
0% of Socorro residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Socorro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Socorro was $7,287, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Socorro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Socorro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $324. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $622.
El Paso County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Socorro political report.
The average commute time for Socorro workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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