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Population (year 2000): 176,576. Estimated population in July 2005: 208,754 (+18.2% change)
Males: 84,704 (48.0%), Females: 91,872 (52.0%)

Webb County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 26.9 years
Median household income: $29,108 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,900 (year 2000)

Laredo, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).Texas

Elevation: 414 feet

Land area: 78.5 square miles

Laredo,

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%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (144.3 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (149.3 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Vista, TX (4.5 miles Larga Presa, TX (9.2 miles La Ranchettes, TX (11.0 miles Laredo Bravo, TX (11.1 miles Rio Penitas West, TX (13.0 miles Ranchos Cenizo, TX (13.6 miles El Botines, TX (16.8 miles) , Las Lomas, TX (23.2 miles Ranchitos


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1156 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1997: 1198 buildings, average cost: $51,600
  • 1998: 1402 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 1999: 1336 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 1423 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2001: 1477 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2002: 1439 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2003: 1580 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2004: 1617 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2005: 1886 buildings, average cost: $89,800

Latitude: 27.52 N, Longitude: 99.49 W

Area code: 956

Laredo, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (14.2%), Retail trade (14.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,911 (+1.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 54,541 (95.0%)

Crime in Laredo by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 8 10 8 7
    per 100,000 4.5 5.7 4.5 4.0
Rapes 57 65 39 58
    per 100,000 32.3 36.8 22.1 32.8
Robberies 167 181 200 203
    per 100,000 94.6 102.5 113.3 115.0
Assaults 597 716 874 839
    per 100,000 338.1 405.5 495.0 475.1
Burglaries 1,853 1,749 1,791 1,898
    per 100,000 1049.4 990.5 1014.3 1074.9
Thefts 9,494 9,875 9,125 9,064
    per 100,000 5376.7 5592.5 5167.7 5133.2
Auto thefts 1,116 788 1,019 883
    per 100,000 632.0 446.3 577.1 500.1
452.5 461.0 470.2 467.2

Average climate in Laredo, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Laredo,

Birthplace of: Santos Benavides - (1823-1891).

Main business address for: INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Laredo:
  • LAREDO INTL (about 3 miles; LAREDO, TX; ID: LRD)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 128 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 139 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; ID: CRP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Laredo:
  • ZAPATA COUNTY (about 43 miles; ZAPATA, TX; ID: T86)
  • JIM HOGG COUNTY (about 54 miles; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; ID: HBV)
  • DUVAL-FREER (about 67 miles; FREER, TX; ID: 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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 119 $229,528 $23,145 17 $14,867
Housing and Community Development(Local) 55 $153,105 $33,404 1 $722
Natural Resources 1 $4,151 $49,812 0 $0
Water Supply 39 $126,081 $38,794 0 $0
Local Libraries 47 $110,793 $28,287 0 $0
Other Government Administration 47 $160,871 $41,073 0 $0
Financial Administration 65 $192,361 $35,512 0 $0
Firefighters 321 $1,426,739 $53,336 0 $0
Police - Other 81 $199,517 $29,558 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 386 $1,939,112 $60,283 0 $0
Streets and Highways 405 $936,655 $27,752 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 26 $91,556 $42,256 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 57 $153,025 $32,215 1 $1,103
Health 196 $441,529 $27,032 5 $6,879
Airports 37 $127,150 $41,237 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 149 $350,886 $28,259 0 $0
Fire - Other 9 $25,667 $34,222 0 $0
Sewerage 58 $152,540 $31,560 0 $0
Totals for Government 2098 $6,821,266 $39,015 24 $23,571
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 (FT enrollment: 2,107; Location: 5201 UNIVERSITY BLVD; Public; Website: TAMIU.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • LAREDO BEAUTY COLLEGE INC (FT 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; FT enrollment: 2,366)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 122 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 126 miles; MCALLEN, TX; FT enrollment: 7,142)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 136 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 141 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,623)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 146 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; FT enrollment: 5,454)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Laredo: Dolores Ranch (A), Casa Blanca Country Club (B), Fort McIntosh (C), Dairy Crossing (D), Webb County Courthouse (E), Republic of the Rio Grande Museum (F), Hamilton Hotel (G).

Shopping Center: Riverdrive Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Laredo include: El Buen Pastor Assembly of God Church (A), El Mesias United Methodist Church (B), Heights Baptist Church (C), Presbyterian Church Sinai (D), Primera Iglesia Bautista Church (E), Episcopal Christ Church (F), Apostolic Assembly Church (G), Church of Christ (H).

Reservoirs: A R Sanchez Lake (A), Salinas Tank (B), Iron Pasture Tank (C), Paul Young Ranch Lake (D), Link Lake Number 2 (E), Link Lake Number 1 (F), Casa Blanca Lake (G), Scot Camp Tank (H).

Creeks: San Idelfonso Creek (A), Zacata Creek (B), Cuervo Creek (C), Chacon Creek (D).

Parks in Laredo include: Shirley Field (1), Laredo Entertainment Center (2).


Laredo compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Laredo:
  • KLNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
Strongest FM radio stations in Laredo:
  • KQUR (94.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BORDER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRRG (98.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KBDR-FM1 (100.5 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KHOY (88.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LAREDO CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJBZ (92.7 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KBNL (89.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNEX (106.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KBDR (100.5 FM; MIRANDO CITY, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
TV broadcast stations around Laredo:
  • KVTV (Channel 13; LAREDO, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KLMV-LP (Channel 68; LAREDO, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • KLDO-TV (Channel 27; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGNS-TV (Channel 8; LAREDO, TX; Owner: CENTURY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KNEZ-LP (Channel 39; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KNEX-LP (Channel 55; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KZLD-LP (Channel 25; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING. OF LAREDO, LLC)

 

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