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El Paso is a township in Woodford County, in the Peoria metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named El Paso. For links to other places called El Paso, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of El Paso is 40.711N. The longitude is -89.018W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,402.
Sections below provide additional information and links about El Paso demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Woodford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61725 ZIP code.
36% of El Paso residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the El Paso ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in El Paso was $22,502, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of El Paso residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in El Paso, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $406. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $922.
Woodford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our El Paso political report.
The average commute time for El Paso workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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