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Laredo, TX Metro Area


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2022 population: 267,780   ( 17,476 from 2010)
Land area: 3361.5 square miles
Population density: 79.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:9,624 3.59% 15.3%
Black:1,1630.43% 138.8%
Indian:1120.04% 17.9%
Asian:1,3400.50% 0.7%
2+ races:3690.14% 40.3%
Hispanic:255,17295.29% 6.5%
Total non-White:258,15696.41% 6.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:9,604 18.0
Deaths:4,6178.6
Net Migration: -5,784-10.8
Net Immigration: 1,3062.4
Change in White population:1,279 0.5
Change in Non-White pop.:16,197 6.5




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
250,304
8,3453.33%
4870.19%
950.04%
1,3310.53%
2630.11%
239,65395.74%
241,95996.67%

2000
193,117
9,5084.92%
2940.15%
1440.07%
7990.41%
2800.14%
182,07094.28%
183,60995.08%

1990
133,239
7,5515.67%
370.03%
00.00%
5670.43%
n/a
125,08493.88%
125,68894.33%

1980
99,258
8,1378.20%
390.04%
630.06%
800.08%
n/a
90,82391.50%
91,12191.80%

1970
72,859
10,12313.89%
1790.25%
50.01%
80.01%
n/a
62,38085.62%
62,736 86.11%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
55,432 28.7
9,6345.0
-9,192-4.8
13,0476.8
-1,163 -0.6
58,350 30.2
1990's
NumberRate
49,232 37.0
8,2446.2
5,0203.8
19,90714.9
1,957 1.5
57,921 43.5
1980's
NumberRate
29,457 29.7
6,532 6.6
11,870 12.0
n/a
-586 -0.6
34,567 34.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
8,115 11.1
n/a
-1,986 -2.7
28,385 39.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Laredo, TX Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
29.4
85,117 31.8%
182,663 68.2%
25,955 9.7%
77,797
3.40
62,267 80.0%
40,223 64.6%
9,398 15.1%
15,530 20.0%

2010
NumberPercent
27.8
88,158 35.2%
162,146 64.8%
19,507 7.8%
67,106
3.68
56,350 84.0%
38,289 67.9%
7,851 13.9%
10,756 16.0%

2000
NumberPercent
26.5
69,975 36.2%
123,142 63.8%
14,831 7.7%
50,647
3.75
43,701 86.3%
32,900 75.3%
4,794 11.0%
6,946 13.7%

1990
NumberPercent
25.7
48,994 36.8%
84,245 63.2%
10,310 7.7%
34,510
3.81
29,735 86.2%
22,436 75.5%
3,317 11.2%
4,775 13.8%

1980
NumberPercent
23.7
39,172 39.5%
60,086 60.5%
8,291 8.4%
25,921
3.78
22,067 85.1%
17,411 78.9%
1,966 8.9%
3,854 14.9%

2022 Housing Data for Laredo, TX Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units85,296 
Median Value$161,000 
Occupied77,79791.2%
Vacant7,4998.8%
Owned49,22763.3%
Rented28,57036.7%
Median Rent$964 
Single-Family Units60,14370.5%
    Detached57,70667.7%
    Attached2,4372.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units12,35214.5%
Mobile Homes7,3928.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Laredo, TX Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005,0956.5%
$10,000 to $14,9994,1335.3%
$15,000 to $19,9993,6264.7%
$20,000 to $24,9993,9695.1%
$25,000 to $29,9994,2775.5%
$30,000 to $34,9993,0784.0%
$35,000 to $39,9993,5704.6%
$40,000 to $44,9993,2404.2%
$45,000 to $49,9992,1602.8%
$50,000 to $59,9995,7617.4%
$60,000 to $74,9997,2879.4%
$75,000 to $99,99910,61413.6%
$100,000 to $124,9997,4129.5%
$125,000 to $149,9995,1956.7%
$150,000 to $199,9994,5835.9%
$200,000 or more3,7974.9%
Median Household Income59,984 
Per Capita Income23,446 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.77 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI5,5227.1%
Public Assistance1,4151.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps19,36424.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,45371.5%
Unemployed3204.2%
In Armed Forces170.2%
Total Labor Force5,79076.0%
Not in Labor Force1,83224.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 28.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector44,73132,78457.7%
Non-Profit1,6731,83147.7%
Self-Employed7,1533,85565.0%
Local Government4,3996,36140.9%
State Government1,5812,45039.2%
Federal Government3,3051,15974.0%
Total Private + Self51,88436,63958.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.10,95811,80148.1%
Total62,84248,44056.5%
Pct. Govt.17.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts11,95510.7%
Sales and Office Occupations27,79624.9%
Professional, Technical17,07115.3%
Service Occupations24,99722.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1240.1%
All others29,78726.7%
White Collar 50.9%
Industry
 Number%
Transportation and warehousing16,40414.7%
Retail trade15,20013.6%
Educational services13,31711.9%
Health care and social assistance11,47510.3%
Accommodation and food services8,8137.9%
Public administration7,5496.8%
Construction7,3556.6%
Other services5,0934.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.5,0664.5%
Professional, scientific, technical4,6404.2%
Wholesale trade3,3373.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction3,2742.9%
Manufacturing3,2162.9%
Finance and insurance2,9652.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,1541.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,0210.9%
Information8790.8%
Utilities4360.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3880.3%
Management240.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Laredo, TX Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican241,03290.18%
Puerto Rican1,2610.47%
Cuban3850.14%
Dominican900.03%
Total Central American1,3820.52%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan3400.13%
Honduran2400.09%
Nicaraguan1350.05%
Panamanian980.04%
Salvadoran5080.19%
Other Central American610.02%
Total South American1,2800.48%
Argentinean370.01%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian4550.17%
Ecuadorian610.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian6920.26%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan350.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic9,6653.62%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese4060.15%
Chinese3140.12%
Filipino2900.11%
Korean1790.07%
Indian1010.04%
Japanese640.02%
Thai290.01%
Taiwanese10.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
Spanish214,93787.8%
English27,86811.4%
Vietnamese4060.2%
Chinese2800.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic2630.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun2120.1%
Korean1580.1%
Other1330.1%
Other Indo-European1270.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American3,3001.2%
German2,3540.9%
Irish1,4280.5%
English9110.3%
Italian7760.3%
Scotch-Irish6940.3%
French4200.2%
Polish3170.1%
Dutch2170.1%
European1940.1%
African1810.1%
Russian1560.1%
Bulgarian1490.1%
Scottish1090.0%
Danish990.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen222,39283.2%
Not a citizen44,89016.8%
Native200,31874.9%
Foreign-born66,96425.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Laredo, TX Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
23,908 15.9%22,566 15.0%32,953 21.9%40,119 26.7%22,081 14.7%8,903 5.9%
  Average years of education: 11.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 23,908 15.9%
9-12 Years 22,566 15.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 32,953 21.9%
Some College 40,119 26.7%
Bach. Degree 22,081 14.7%
Grad Degree 8,903 5.9%
Average years of education: 11.8

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Laredo, TX Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 110,842 97,410 13,432 12.1%
1991 116,750 103,598 13,152 11.3%
1992 123,086 109,478 13,608 11.1%
1993 129,128 115,466 13,662 10.6%
1994 136,504 123,086 13,418 9.8%
1995 141,250 119,254 21,996 15.6%
1996 138,644 120,658 17,986 13.0%
1997 141,130 126,302 14,828 10.5%
1998 145,332 131,400 13,932 9.6%
1999 146,216 133,490 12,726 8.7%
2000 142,224 133,458 8,766 6.2%
2001 146,312 136,732 9,580 6.5%
2002 155,944 144,650 11,294 7.2%
2003 162,344 150,368 11,976 7.4%
2004 166,320 155,134 11,186 6.7%
2005 171,996 161,548 10,448 6.1%
2006 175,914 166,280 9,634 5.5%
2007 178,752 170,238 8,514 4.8%
2008 184,942 175,044 9,898 5.4%
2009 188,792 172,754 16,038 8.5%
2010 210,378 192,914 17,464 8.3%
2011 215,688 199,142 16,546 7.7%
2012 217,758 203,734 14,024 6.4%
2013 220,290 206,680 13,610 6.2%
2014 222,066 210,626 11,440 5.2%
2015 223,674 213,006 10,668 4.8%
2016 227,794 216,628 11,166 4.9%
2017 230,198 220,440 9,758 4.2%
2018 232,520 223,704 8,816 3.8%
2019 236,928 228,154 8,774 3.7%
2020 232,390 212,752 19,638 8.5%
2021 233,068 218,490 14,578 6.3%
2022 234,728 225,064 9,664 4.1%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com