Laredo, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 176,576. Estimated population in 2021: 208,754 (+18.2% change)
Males: 84,704 (48.0%), Females: 91,872 (52.0%)

Webb County

Zip codes: 78040, 78041, 78043, 78045, 78046.

Median resident age: 26.9 years
Median household income: $29,108
Median house value: $77,900

Races in Laredo:

  • Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Other race (13.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (2.0%).

Elevation: 414 feet

Land area: 78.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Laredo

  • High school or higher: 54.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laredo city

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

28.4% Foreign born (27.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +50,348 (+39.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Laredo:

  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF LAREDO (10700 MCPHERSON ROAD)
  • MERCY HEALTH CENTER (1700 EAST SAUNDERS)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Laredo:

  • DIMMIT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 73 miles; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX)
  • COMMUNITY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 85 miles; DILLEY, TX)
  • STARR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 93 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Laredo:

  • LAREDO INTL (about 3 miles; LAREDO, TX; Abbreviation: LRD)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 128 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 139 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Laredo:

  • ZAPATA COUNTY (about 43 miles; ZAPATA, TX; Abbreviation: T86)
  • JIM HOGG COUNTY (about 54 miles; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: HBV)
  • DUVAL-FREER (about 67 miles; FREER, TX; Abbreviation: T19)
Amtrak station:
LAREDO (801 SAN BERNARDINO AVE.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Laredo:

  • LAREDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,449; Location: W END WASHINGTON ST; Public; Website: laredo.cc.tx.us)
  • TEXAS A & M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,107; Location: 5201 UNIVERSITY BLVD; Public; Website: TAMIU.EDU; Offers Master’s degree)
  • LAREDO BEAUTY COLLEGE INC (Full-time enrollment: 136; Location: 3002 MALINCHE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Laredo:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 113 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 121 miles; UVALDE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,366)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 122 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 126 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 136 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 141 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,623)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 146 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)

Schools

Public high schools in Laredo:

  • UNITED H S (Students: 2,480; Location: 8800 N MCPHERSON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NIXON H S (Students: 2,172; Location: 2000 PLUM; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOHN B ALEXANDER H S (Students: 1,955; Location: 3600 E DEL MAR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • UNITED SOUTH H S (Students: 1,894; Location: 4001 AVE LOS PRESIDENTES; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MARTIN H S (Students: 1,871; Location: 2002 SAN BERNARDO; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DR LEO CIGARROA H S (Students: 1,534; Location: 2600 ZACATECAS; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GATEWAY ACADEMY (STUDENT ALTERNATI (Students: 313; Location: 1230 TOWN LK DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • UNITED SOUTH MAGNET (Location: 4001 AVE LOS PRESIDENTES; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Laredo:

  • ST AUGUSTINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 614; Location: 1300 GALVESTON; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • LAREDO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 123; Location: 6100 MCPHERSON RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Laredo:

  • CHRISTEN MIDDLE (Students: 1,527; Location: 2001 SANTA MARIA AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JOAQUIN CIGARROA MIDDLE (Students: 1,447; Location: 2600 PALO BLANCO; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LYNDON B JOHNSON (Students: 1,443; Location: 5626 CIELITO LINDO BLVD; Grades: 08 – 11)
  • LAMAR MIDDLE (Students: 1,390; Location: 2618 GALVESTON; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JUDITH ZAFFIRNI ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,314; Location: 5210 SANTA CLAUDIA LN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TRAUTMANN MIDDLE (Students: 1,187; Location: 8501 CURLY LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LOS OBISPOS MIDDLE (Students: 1,104; Location: 4801 S EJIDO AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT EL (Students: 1,062; Location: 3301 SIERRA VISTA DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • COL SANTOS BENAVIDES EL (Students: 1,008; Location: 900 DEL MAR BLVD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JULIA BIRD JONES MULLER ELEMENTARY (Students: 986; Location: 4430 MULLER MEMORIAL BLVD; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Laredo:

  • MARY HELP OF CHRISTIANS SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: 10 EAST DEL MAR BOULEVARD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • UNITED DAY SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 1701 SAN ISIDRO PKWY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST AUGUSTINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 1300 GALVESTON STREET; Grades: PK – 5)
  • ST PETERS MEMORIAL (Students: 161; Location: 1519 HOUSTON ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • OUR LADY OF GUADULUPE SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 400 CALLAGHAN ST; Grades: PK – 5)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 1501 N BARTLETT ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • LOS PEPITOS SCHOOLHOUSE (Students: 87; Location: 1816 FROST ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SCHOOL OF WONDER KNS (Students: 40; Location: 403 N. LINDENWOOD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Laredo:

  • LAREDO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,740,504; Location: 1120 E CALTON RD; 186,796 books; 4,726 audio materials; 6,889 video materials; 462 serial subscriptions)

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