Laureles, Texas Population 2024

3,590

Laureles is a city located in Cameron County Texas. Laureles has a 2024 population of 3,590. Laureles is currently declining at a rate of -3.08% annually and its population has decreased by -11.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,046 in 2020.

The average household income in Laureles is $49,954 with a poverty rate of 27.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Laureles is 28.2 years, 27.4 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Laureles Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laureles was:

  • White: 67.05%
  • Two or more races: 27.82%
  • Other race: 3.67%
  • Native American: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
747.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.27% (-456)
The current population of Laureles, Texas is 3,590 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,046.

Laureles, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,56067.05%
Two or more races1,06227.82%
Other race1403.67%
Native American561.47%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Laureles Population by Race

Laureles Population Pyramid 2024

Laureles Median Age

28.2

Total

27.4

Male

31.3

Female

Laureles Adults

There are 2,595 adults, (256 of whom are seniors) in Laureles.

Laureles Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

10.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Laureles Sex Ratio

Female1,89949.74%
Male1,91950.26%

Laureles Population by Age

Laureles Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9903.8694.35.7
Married4604.741000
Female2453.8195.54.5
Non Family148069.630.4
Male1374.051000

4.25

Average Family Size

3.86

Average Household Size

94.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laureles Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade46221.81%
9th to 12th Grade54025.5%
High School Graduate54525.73%
Some College25411.99%
Associates Degree1386.52%
Bachelors Degree1607.55%
Graduate Degree190.9%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Laureles Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laureles Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic2,0961,094157
2+ Races70434376
Other Race85174
White111111
Native American111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 100%.

Laureles Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$28,250$39,053$18,636
Less Than 9th Grade$0$41,528$11,129
High School Graduate$28,441$37,917$17,442
Some College$31,652$0$33,523
Bachelors Degree$24,519$0$2,499
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$28,250

Average Earnings

$39,053

Average Male

$18,636

Average Female

Laureles Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laureles Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Laureles Language

28.31% of Laureles residents speak only English, while 71.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 71.69% of the population.

Laureles Language

Laureles Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,7511,05428.1%
Multiple1,06229427.68%
Other1401712.14%

27.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.6%

Male Poverty Rate

30.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laureles

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laureles is Hispanic, with 28.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laureles is Other, with 12.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.31%.

Laureles Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.02%
High School25.5%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%
Some College0%

Laureles Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed16.2%
Male Employed13.46%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Laureles Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laureles Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$43,500$49,954
Families$46,483$55,271
Married Families$63,850$-999,999,999
Non Families-$8,859

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laureles Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Laureles Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Laureles Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Laureles Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laureles Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War11
Korea0
World War II0

Laureles Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7414
35 to 5411
18 to 340
55 to 640
75+0

Laureles Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White140.8%
Hispanic140.55%
Native American1152.38%

Laureles Veterans by Race

Laureles Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laureles Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Laureles Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Laureles Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Laureles Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.14%

Born in Laureles

72.47%

Native Born

27.53%

Foreign Born

20.59%

Non Citizen

6.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.47% of Laureles residents were born in the United States, with 70.14% having been born in Texas. 20.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Laureles Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,590-114-3.08%
20233,704-114-2.99%
20223,8181273.44%
20213,691-355-8.77%
20204,046-483-10.66%
20194,529-259-5.41%
20184,78858413.89%
20174,204-727-14.74%
20164,931-156-3.07%
20155,08750511.02%
20144,58283122.15%
20133,751661.79%
20123,6851,30254.64%
20112,383-1,309-35.46%
20103,69200%

Laureles Population by Year