Laredo, TX Metro Area

Moving to Laredo? Let us help you find your best place to live in this metro area. First, some basics: The Laredo metro area comprises one county in Texas. The largest cities in the Laredo metro area are Rio Bravo, El Cenizo and of course, Laredo.

259,471 people live in Laredo within 68,502 households. The population of Laredo is 4% White, 0% Black and 1% Asian. 0% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 95% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 27% of residents are foreign-born. The median age is 28.1, and the largest number of residents falls into the 25 to 34 age range. 35% of residents are under age 18. 8% are over age 65. 49% of Laredo’s residents are male.

Who lives in Laredo? There are 16,019 married couples without children and another 20,716 married couples with kids under the age of 18. There are 2,059 single dads and 9,186 single mothers. 10,290 residents of Laredo live alone.

How affordable is Laredo? The median household income in Laredo is $38,679 compared to $53,482 for the nation as a whole. The per capita income is $14,852 compared to $28,555 for the nation as a whole.

The highest incomes in the Laredo area are found in Laredo with a median household income of $39,408, followed by Ranchos Penitas West and Rio Bravo. The lowest incomes are in Pueblo Nuevo with a median household income of $15,833, followed by El Cenizo and Rio Bravo.

The highest home values in the Laredo area are found in Laredo with a median home value of $110,700, followed by Ranchos Penitas West and Rio Bravo. The lowest home values are in Pueblo Nuevo with a median home value of $43,600, followed by El Cenizo and Rio Bravo.

13% of households earn more than $100,000 annually. Conversely, 46% earn less than $35,000. 24.1% of married families with children live below the poverty line. Overall, 43.1% of Laredo's children live below the poverty line.


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