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Agua Dulce, Texas
Location of Agua Dulce, Texas
Location of Agua Dulce, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County El Paso
 • Total 7.8 sq mi (20.2 km2)
 • Land 7.8 sq mi (20.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
 • Total 3,014
 • Density 386.4/sq mi (149.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (MDT)
ZIP code

Agua Dulce (Spanish: "sweet water", i.e. fresh water AH-wə-DOOL-sih) is a census-designated place (CDP) in El Paso County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,014 at the 2010 census. It is part of the El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area. The ZIP Code encompassing the CDP area is 79928.


Agua Dulce is located at 31°38′28″N 106°08′13″W / 31.641162°N 106.137037°W / 31.641162; -106.137037.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.8 square miles (20.2 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 738 people, 179 households, and 158 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 91.3 people per square mile (35.2/km2). There were 233 housing units at an average density of 28.8/sq mi (11.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.08% White, 1.76% African American, 0.68% Native American, 7.45% from other races, and 2.03% from two or more races.

There were 179 households, out of which 65.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.7% were non-families. 10.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 0.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.12 and the average family size was 4.41.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 46.2% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 11.2% from 45 to 64, and 2.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 20 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $16,696, and the median income for a family was $17,500. Males had a median income of $16,667 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $5,604. About 50.0% of families and 41.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


Agua Dulce is served by the Clint Independent School District.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Agua Dulce (condado de El Paso) para niños

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