Laredo, Texas Population 2018

Laredo is a city located in the state of Texas. It is located in Webb County, where it serves as the county seat. It was founded in 1755 by Tomas Sanchez. Laredo is situated along the north bank of the Rio Grande and lies along the United States-Mexico border. The last official census in 2010 showed that the population of Laredo was 236,091. Recent estimates show that this number has grown to 257,156. The city’s total area is 102.6 square miles, with a population density of over 2,250 people per square mile.

The city’s population is primarily Hispanic, with the 2010 census showing that 95.6% of the population was of Hispanic or Latino origin. It has been rated as one of the least ethnically divest cities in the entire country. There are more females than males living in Laredo, with 92.2 men for every 100 women. Children under the age of 18 make up the city’s largest age group, accounting for 35.5% of the total population. Close to 30% of the families living in Laredo live below the federal poverty line. The city has been named as one of the safest cities for motorists in the nation. Laredo is the largest inland port in the US, which contributes significantly to the city’s economy. Throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, Laredo has seen continued growth in its population, reaching over 100,000 between 1990 and 2000. This number had nearly doubled by 2010. Current estimates show that the population has risen nearly 9% since the last census. While this is still significant growth, it is far less than the growth recorded in the past, indicating that while growth will continue, it will be at a less rapid rate.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017260,6542,4220.94%
2016258,2322,7491.08%
2015255,4832,7491.09%
2014252,7343,2921.32%
2013249,4424,0291.64%
2012245,4134,2551.76%
2011241,1584,1111.73%
2010237,04760,47134.25%
2000176,57653,67743.68%
1990122,89931,45034.39%
198091,44922,42532.49%
197069,0248,34613.75%
196060,6788,76816.89%
195051,91012,63632.17%
194039,2746,65620.41%
193032,6189,90843.63%
192022,7107,85552.88%
191014,8551,42610.62%
190013,4292,11018.64%
189011,3197,798221.47%
18803,5210.00%

Laredo Population in 2018Source: Billy Hathorn at en.wikipedia [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], from Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White238,457
Some Other Race8,661
Two or More Races1,533
Asian1,427
Black or African American1,035
American Indian and Alaska Native536
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Laredo Population Pyramid 2018

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Laredo Median Age

28.5


Total

26.9


Male

29.8


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 172,032 adults in Laredo.

Laredo Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Laredo Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5
Houses Without Mortgage
17,709
Houses With Mortgage
24,730
Vacancy Rate
7.6
Median Rent
764
Median Home Value
113,500
Renter-Occupied Units
25,212
Owner-Occupied Units
42,439
Total Housing Units
73,196

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Laredo for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.3% and the labor force participation rate is 57.9%.

Laredo Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
3.67
Average Family Size
4.19
Total Households
67651
Married Couple Households
35211
Male Householder (no wife) Families
4144
Female Householder (no husband) Families
14948
Non Family Households
13348
Total Families
54303
Households With Own Children
30103
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Laredo Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
9,181
$10,000 to $14,999
5,286
$15,000 to $24,999
8,299
$25,000 to $34,999
8,004
$35,000 to $49,999
9,061
$50,000 to $74,999
11,392
$75,000 to $99,999
6,499
$100,000 to $149,999
6,532
$150,000 to $199,999
1,744
Over $200,000
1,653

Laredo Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Laredo

Texas

$39,548

$54,727

$55,483

$77,585

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.0450.090.1350.18

Laredo Education Data

Laredo Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
26,27719.08%
9th to 12th Grade
19,50714.17%
High School Graduate
35,47225.76%
Some College
23,00016.70%
Associates Degree
8,7546.36%
Bachelors Degree
17,37412.62%
Graduate Degree
7,3185.31%