Chaparral is primarily a bedroom community for the neighboring city of El Paso, Texas and the neighboring military installations of White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss. A portion of Chaparral is also in Otero County. Growth of the community is constrained due to the border with the state of Texas on the south, the Fort Bliss Military Reservation to the east and north, as well as the Franklin Mountains and the North Franklin Mountains to the west.
Doña Ana Community College is building a modern branch campus in Chaparral to provide the residents of Chaparral with general education and workforce development services. The Gadsden Independent School District has enrolled its first class in its Early College High School.
Chaparral borders the northern city limits of El Paso and is 32 minutes from the El Paso International Airport.
|Median Housing Value||60,000|
|High School or Higher||52.9%|
|Bachelor’s or Higher||4.1%|
|Source: 2011 ACS 5-YR Estimate|
More socioeconomic data on Chaparral is available on the Esri Data page.