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Fort Bliss, Texas Info Snack

Fort Bliss is a United States Army post in the U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas, with its headquarters located in El Paso, Texas. Named in honor of LTC William Bliss (1815-1853), a mathematical genius who was the son-in-law of President Zachary Taylor, Ft. Bliss has an area of about 1,700 square miles (4,400 km2); it is the largest installation in FORSCOM (United States Army Forces Command) and second-largest in the Army overall (the largest being the adjacent White Sands Missile Range). The portion of the post located in El Paso County, Texas, is a census-designated place with a population of 8,591 as of the time of the 2010 census. Fort Bliss provides the largest contiguous tract (1,500 sq mi or 3,900 km2) of restricted airspace in the Continental United States, used for missile and artillery training and testing, and at 992,000 acres boasts the largest maneuver area (ahead of the National Training Center, which has 642,000 acres).
Population
10,188
Unemployment
13.1%
Poverty
9.8%
Median Income
$50,579
Median Rent
$1,373

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Map Of Fort Bliss, TX

Population over time in Fort Bliss

Year Population % Change
2017 10,188 -
2016 0 -100.0%
2015 9,321 10.3%
2014 8,450 -1.8%
2013 8,604 4.9%
2012 8,203 -2.3%
2011 8,398 -5.3%
2010 8,865 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Bliss

White
46.8% (4,773)
African American
14.1% (1,432)
American Indian
0.9% (95)
Asian
3.5% (352)
Hawaiian
0.1% (12)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
9.6% (973)
Hispanic
25.0% (2,551)
Race Fort Bliss TX USA
White 46.8% 42.9% 61.5%
African American 14.1% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 4.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 9.6% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 25.0% 38.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Fort Bliss, Texas

Less than $10,000
6.1% (62,146)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.1% (11,206)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.7% (37,695)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (135,500)
$35,000 to $49,999
23.7% (241,455)
$50,000 to $74,999
27.7% (282,207)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (92,710)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.7% (119,199)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (22,413)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (14,263)
Income Fort Bliss TX USA
Less than $10,000 6.1% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.1% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.7% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 9.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 23.7% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 27.7% 17.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 12.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.7% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 5.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 6.3% 6.3%

Gender in Fort Bliss

Female
38.2% (3,895)
Male
61.8% (6,292)
Gender Fort Bliss TX USA
Female 38.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 61.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Bliss for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.6% (59)
9-12th Grade
2.1% (214)
High School / GED
16.5% (1,684)
Some College
35.8% (3,643)
Associate's Degree
12.2% (1,238)
Bachelor's Degree
21.8% (2,220)
Master's Degree
10.4% (1,058)
Professional Degree
0.6% (57)
Doctorate Degree
0.1% (10)
Education Fort Bliss TX USA
< 9th Grade 0.6% 8.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 2.1% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 16.5% 25.1% 27.3%
Some College 35.8% 22.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 12.2% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 21.8% 18.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.4% 7.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.1% 1.1% 1.4%

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