Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Laredo is 262,491. Laredo, Texas is the 79th largest city in the US.
Laredo is located entirely in Webb County.
The current population of Laredo (262,491) is it's peak population.
Laredo has grown 46.2% since the 2000. Laredo, Texas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
No, Laredo is the 10th largest city in the state of Texas. The biggest city, Houston, is 8.8x bigger than Laredo.
The total voting age population of Laredo, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 130,258. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.2% of the residents of Laredo are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Laredo are 95.8% White, 2.5% Other, 0.5% Black, 0.5% Asian, 0.5% Two or more races and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 95.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Laredo, 26.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.8%. On a per-household basis, 23.3% of families are below the poverty line in Laredo.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.2% of Laredo residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 68.6% of Laredo residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Laredo residents aged 5 and older, 89.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 89.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Laredo is 4.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Laredo, 17.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Laredo is $47,593.
In Laredo, 61.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.2% of housing units in Laredo.
Of all the housing units in Laredo, 3.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Laredo, 34.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 26,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Laredo is $851.
In Laredo, 68.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|73||Newark, New Jersey||282,011||3.4%|
|74||Durham, North Carolina||278,993||47.7%|
|75||Chula Vista, California||274,492||56.3%|
|77||Fort Wayne, Indiana||270,402||6.4%|
|78||St. Petersburg, Florida||265,351||6.6%|
|80||Jersey City, New Jersey||262,075||9.1%|
|86||Buffalo, New York||255,284||-12.6%|
|89||North Las Vegas, Nevada||251,974||113.5%|
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