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

  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 70,132
Population in Households 68,703
Population in Familes 65,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,429
Population Density1 1,583
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 15,690
Average Household Size 4.38
Family Households 14,493
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 17,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,439 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,251 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,391 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $89,878
Average Home Value $104,568


Median Household Income $35,819
Average Household Income $46,752
Per Capita Income $10,936
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.64% 1.66%
Households 1.65% 1.69%
Families 1.62% 1.67%
Median Household Income   -0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Laredo, TX 78046 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78046 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 31 98th
Population Density1 # 447 76th
Diversity Index2 # 1682 10th
Median Household Income # 1579 16th
Per Capita Income # 1819 3rd

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