Nationwide Claims to Fame

Laredo is 33rd out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Statewide Claims to Fame

Laredo is 10th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Laredo is 10th in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

Laredo is 14th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

Laredo is 14th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

Laredo is 15th in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

Laredo is 15th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

Laredo is 17th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Laredo, Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Laredo Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 244,731 10th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 88.9 15th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,655.5 68th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Laredo Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 9.7% 38th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 35.0% 27th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.9% 290th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Laredo Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 64.7% 337th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.7% 207th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Laredo Rank Texas US
Race - White 87.7% 75th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 354th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 332nd 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 275th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 215th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.5% 345th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 95.6% 17th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 373rd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Laredo Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.6% 144th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 29.5% 34th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Laredo Rank Texas US
Housing units 68,610 14th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.4% 111th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 62,392 14th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.2% 237th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $110,700 176th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.7 25th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Laredo Rank Texas US
Income per capita $14,769 343rd $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $38,495 268th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 29.8% 44th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Laredo Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 20,520 10th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,900,542 15th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,442 168th $13,061 $12,990

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