Horizon City is a city in El Paso County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 16,735, reflecting an increase of 11,502 from the 5,233 counted in the 2000 Census. As of July 1, 2018, the population estimate for the city from the U.S. Census was 19,741. It is part of the El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area and is situated to the immediate east of the city of El Paso.
Horizon City is located at 31°40′56″N 106°11′46″W / 31.68222°N 106.19611°W / 31.68222; -106.19611 (31.682315, −106.196127).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.6 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 16,735 people, 4,733 households, and 4,081 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,923.6 people per square mile (740.5/km²). There were 5,082 housing units at an average density of 584.1/sq mi (224.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 81.3% White, 2.3% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 12.7% some other race, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 85.9% of the population.
There were 4,733 households out of which 64.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.8% were headed by married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.8% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.4% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.54, and the average family size was 3.83.
In the city, the population was spread out with 38.2% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 16.0% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26.6 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.
For the period 2007–2011, the estimated median annual income for a household in the city was $49,621, and the median income for a family was $54,722. Males had a median income of $41,784 versus $33,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,514. About 15.2% of families and 18.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.6% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.
Horizon City Texas neighborhoods include: Burning Mesquite El Paso, Desert Canyon at Mission Ridge, Escalera Dr, HCCTHA, Horizon, Rodman St, Tropicana