Laredo, TX 78046 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78046: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laredo, TX 78046

Acceptable Alternative
El Cenizo, TX 78046
Rio Bravo, TX 78046

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 350
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,920
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 585
  • County: Webb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.435, Longitude -99.473
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Laredo, TX 78046 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 72,325
Daytime Population: Workers 7,758
Daytime Population: Residents 46,581
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 54,339
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 70,880
Population in Familes 67,856
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,445
Population Density2 2,370
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $37,384
Average Household Income $48,584
Per Capita Income $11,300


Total Housing Units 17,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,778 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,348 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,445 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $96,206
Average Home Value $111,632


Total Households 16,126
Average Household Size 4.4
Family Households 14,909
Average Family Size 5
  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 1.92% 1.88%
Households 1.89% 1.88%
Families 1.86% 1.86%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Laredo, TX 78046 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78046 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 # 30 98th
Population Density # 372 80th
Diversity Index # 1685 9th
Median Household Income # 1575 15th
Per Capita Income # 1819 2nd

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