El Paso, Texas is known for its diverse cultures, large bilingual populations, and a large military affiliated workforce. It is located in the far western corner of the state. It has a population of around 680,000 in city and about 800,000 in the metro area. Known as a cultural mecca, this city also houses a variety of performing arts as well as sporting events. The major industry here is encompassed within the international trade. This includes oil and gas, military services, health care services, and a growing manufacturing sector.Jobs are abundant and hard working people can make a good living here. This city has many neighborhoods that surround the metro section of the city. Each neighborhood host modern housing as well as historic homes. The city layout makes commuting from each neighborhood as easy as possible. Surrounded by neighboring cities from Texas and New Mexico, the close proximity encourages travel.Points of interest include many museums, the Franklin Mountain State Park, Wyler Aerial Tramway, the city's zoo, Concordia Cemetery, Thousand Steps Trail, and the Mission Trail, just to name a few. The outdoor lover in all of everyone will love the gardens and the parks. The Mission Trails are a historical visit with that long ago past. You go back in time when you venture down this trail to the Missions. The architecture and scenery are breathtaking.Other attractions include restaurants, coffee shops and bakeries, amusement parks, shopping, and golfing. However you want to spend you time, there are dozens of places here to meet your needs. The Downtown Artist and Farmer's Market are a must see. Local vendors include businesses and small ranches from the area. Not only do they offer produce, they also offer unique items that are homemade and crafted by hand. Amusement parks are also plentiful here. The Wet n' Wild Waterworld encourages water fun for the entire family. Come enjoy all El Paso has to offer.