Living in Laredo, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Laredo SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Laredo, TX Crime Report

7,257
Total Crimes
2,746.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
6.94%
Above National Average

Laredo, TX Cost Of Living

79
Laredo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Laredo, Texas Info Snack

Laredo (/lredo/ l-RAY-doh; Spanish: [laeðo]) is the county seat of Webb County, Texas, United States, located on the north bank of the Rio Grande in South Texas, across from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. According to the 2010 census, the city population was 236,091, making it the tenth-most populous city in the state of Texas and third-most populated on the Mexico–United States border, after San Diego, California, and El Paso, Texas. Its metropolitan area is the 178th-largest in the U.S. and includes all of Webb County, with a population of 250,304. Laredo is also part of the cross-border Laredo-Nuevo Laredo Metropolitan Area with an estimated population of 636,516.
Population
257,575
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
29.1%
Median Home
$122,900
Median Income
$43,351
Median Rent
$826

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Population over time in Laredo

Year Population % Change
2017 257,575 0.9%
2016 255,305 1.4%
2015 251,671 1.1%
2014 248,855 1.6%
2013 245,048 1.9%
2012 240,524 1.9%
2011 236,063 2.0%
2010 231,523 2.3%
2009 226,229 -
Crime/100k Laredo TX USA
Violent Crime 336.8 410.9 368.9
Murder 3.8 4.6 5.0
Robbery 53.4 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 224.8 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 2409.8 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 261.9 410.8 376.0
Larceny 2083.9 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 64.0 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Laredo

White
3.6% (9,167)
African American
0.3% (780)
American Indian
0.0% (107)
Asian
0.5% (1,295)
Hawaiian
0.0% (33)
Other
0.1% (132)
Two Or More
0.1% (385)
Hispanic
95.4% (245,676)
Race Laredo TX USA
White 3.6% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 0.3% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 95.4% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Laredo, Texas

Less than $10,000
11.7% (3,017,225)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (1,838,558)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.9% (3,054,806)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (2,915,533)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (3,563,265)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (4,140,624)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (2,622,616)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.3% (2,918,480)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (887,224)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (799,164)
Income Laredo TX USA
Less than $10,000 11.7% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.9% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.3% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Laredo

Female
51.2% (131,933)
Male
48.8% (125,641)
Gender Laredo TX USA
Female 51.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Laredo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
19.0% (48,939)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (36,060)
High School / GED
26.0% (66,969)
Some College
16.0% (41,212)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (18,030)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (33,484)
Master's Degree
4.0% (10,303)
Professional Degree
1.0% (2,575)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Laredo TX USA
< 9th Grade 19.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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