Latest Data (2016)
Population 257,156
Nationwide Rank 80

Quick Facts

Laredo, Texas is the 80th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Laredo, Texas is a city.

Laredo, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Laredo had its largest population ever.

Laredo, Texas is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Laredo, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
70 Newark, New Jersey 281,764 3.3%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 280,364 23.1%
72 Toledo, Ohio 278,508 -11.2%
73 Orlando, Florida 277,173 42.3%
74 Chula Vista, California 267,172 52.1%
75 Irvine, California 266,122 81.4%
76 Fort Wayne, Indiana 264,488 4.1%
77 Jersey City, New Jersey 264,152 10.0%
78 Durham, North Carolina 263,016 39.2%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 260,999 4.9%
80 Laredo, Texas 257,156 43.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 256,902 -12.0%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 252,551 20.2%
83 Lubbock, Texas 252,506 26.1%
84 Chandler, Arizona 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale, Arizona 245,895 10.8%
87 Reno, Nevada 245,255 33.3%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 245,115 4.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 242,203 19.7%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 238,702 102.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
48 Arlington 392,772 17.3%
58 Corpus Christi 325,733 17.4%
69 Plano 286,057 27.5%
80 Laredo 257,156 43.2%
83 Lubbock 252,506 26.1%
91 Irving 238,289 24.1%
95 Garland 234,943 8.7%
116 Amarillo 199,582 14.6%
127 Grand Prairie 190,682 48.8%
132 Brownsville 183,823 28.2%
147 McKinney 172,298 207.7%
157 Frisco 163,656 363.8%
166 Pasadena 153,351 8.0%
181 Mesquite 143,736 14.9%
182 Killeen 143,400 59.0%
184 McAllen 142,212 32.8%
196 Midland 134,610 41.6%
197 Waco 134,432 17.2%
200 Denton 133,808 59.9%
201 Carrollton 133,351 20.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 257,156 80
2015 255,473 82
2014 252,309 80
2013 248,142 80
2012 244,731 81
2011 240,597 80
2010 236,091 81
2009 226,124 86
2008 220,801 88
2007 215,789 91
2006 210,841 90
2005 205,770 94
2004 200,502 96
2003 195,060 110
2002 189,954 114
2001 184,821 114
2000 179,492 117
1990 125,029 149