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Laredo, TX
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Laredo profile

Living in Laredo

Laredo is a large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 256,187 people and 65 associated neighborhoods, Laredo is the 12th largest community in Texas.

The education level of Laredo citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.05% of adults in Laredo have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Laredo in 2018 was $23,669, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,676 for a family of four. However, Laredo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Laredo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Laredo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Laredo, accounting for 95.52% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Laredo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Laredo include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

Laredo also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.10%.

The most common language spoken in Laredo is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.