According to this estimate provided by the City of El Paso, El Paso County population was 833,487 in 2014. For 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the county population was 835,593. That an increase of only 2,106, or a quarter of one percent.
The estimates are based on the population in July of each year, and published in September. The latest estimates should be out next month.
I’m sure that there are more than 2,106 babies born in El Paso County every year.
People are leaving. They’re going where there’s work. Higher taxes aren’t going to attract business.
When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.