Laredo, TX 78040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laredo, TX 78040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,795
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,669
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 657
  • County: Webb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.513, Longitude -99.488
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Laredo, TX 78040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 43,788
Daytime Population: Workers 17,979
Daytime Population: Residents 31,134
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,113
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 43,081
Population in Familes 38,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density2 6,858
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $25,838
Average Household Income $36,452
Per Capita Income $10,735


Total Housing Units 14,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,027 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,350 (51.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,824 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $79,742
Average Home Value $99,552


Total Households 12,377
Average Household Size 3.48
Family Households 9,405
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.88%
Households 0.51% 0.84%
Families 0.4% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Laredo, TX 78040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78040 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 163 91st
Population Density # 31 98th
Diversity Index # 1737 6th
Median Household Income # 1800 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1826 1st

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