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Laredo Metro Area Income and Careers

 

As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Laredo Area is $14,852, which is much lower than the state average of $26,513 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Laredo Area median household income is $38,679. On average Laredo Area residents spend 21.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 25.3 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #861

Laredo Area
14,852 USD
Texas
26,513 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Laredo Area
20,686 USD
Texas
29,817 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Laredo Area
25,288 USD
Texas
34,774 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Laredo Area
16,861 USD
Texas
24,235 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #725
Laredo Area
38,679 USD
Texas
52,576 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Laredo Area
53,183 USD
Texas
73,913 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Laredo Area
7.55%
Texas
31.68%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Laredo Area median household income growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Texas and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Laredo AreaTexasU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income7.59%$25,403, see rank17.13%$18,09621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income23.87%$12,604, see rank24.56%$16,78929.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.38%$3,935, see rank1.78%$3,3432.82%$3,720
Retirement Income8.42%$21,014, see rank14.01%$23,66017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Laredo Area
41,424 USD
Texas
61,958 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Laredo Area
56,187 USD
Texas
83,936 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Laredo AreaTexasU.S.
White$38,571, see rank$55,782$56,900
Black$99,323, see rank$38,709$35,600
Hispanic$37,591, see rank$40,557$42,396
Asian$89,732, see rank$73,999$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$39,567, see rank$46,301$37,170
One Race, Other$34,621, see rank$38,426$40,300
Two or More Races$36,250, see rank$48,217$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Laredo AreaTexasU.S.
less than 25$19,509, see rank$26,239$25,788
25 to 44$41,181, see rank$55,494$58,398
45 to 64$44,614, see rank$63,808$65,027
65 or over$24,247, see rank$37,847$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Laredo AreaTexasU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over179,164, see rank19,858,082248,775,628
Male185,210, 47.56%, see rank49.18%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:257,571, 67.56%, see rank71.97%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces29, 0.01%, see rank0.84%0.73%
Male, Civilian257,562, 67.55%, see rank71.13%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed353,726, 93.34%, see rank92.48%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed33,836, 6.66%, see rank7.52%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force227,639, 32.44%, see rank28.03%30.72%
Female193,954, 52.44%, see rank50.82%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:246,714, 49.72%, see rank58.07%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.15%0.11%
Female, Civilian246,714, 49.72%, see rank57.92%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed343,577, 93.28%, see rank92.13%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed33,137, 6.72%, see rank7.87%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force247,240, 50.28%, see rank41.93%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Laredo AreaTexasU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over94,835, 100%11,685,902141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone74,068, 78.10%, see rank80.03%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled13,904, 14.66%, see rank10.96%9.59%
Public Transportation1,138, 1.20%, see rank1.57%5.06%
Walked1,490, 1.57%, see rank1.62%2.78%
Other Means709, 0.75%, see rank1.78%1.79%
Worked at Home3,526, 3.72%, see rank4.06%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Laredo Area
21.3 minutes
Texas
25.3 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Laredo AreaTexasU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over97,30311,809,010143,435,233
Male153,726, 55.22%, see rank54.40%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations210,967, 20.41%, see rank31.45%33.12%
Service Occupations210,300, 19.17%, see rank13.98%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations211,542, 21.48%, see rank17.42%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2297, 0.55%, see rank0.82%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations26,281, 11.69%, see rank12.08%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations210,731, 19.97%, see rank17.70%17.94%
Female143,577, 44.78%, see rank45.60%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations213,616, 31.25%, see rank38.98%40.04%
Service Occupations212,031, 27.61%, see rank22.28%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations216,087, 36.92%, see rank33.15%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations243, 0.10%, see rank0.14%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations236, 0.08%, see rank0.32%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,664, 3.82%, see rank4.80%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Laredo AreaTexasU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over97,303, 100%11,809,010143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining3,828, 3.93%, see rank3.28%1.96%
Construction5,877, 6.04%, see rank7.80%6.17%
Manufacturing2,177, 2.24%, see rank9.28%10.43%
Wholesale Trade3,001, 3.08%, see rank2.99%2.75%
Retail Trade12,687, 13.04%, see rank11.56%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities12,864, 13.22%, see rank5.41%4.93%
Information771, 0.79%, see rank1.80%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing3,990, 4.10%, see rank6.60%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
7,557, 7.77%, see rank10.91%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance24,384, 25.06%, see rank21.76%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
7,798, 8.01%, see rank8.79%9.49%
Public Administration7,544, 7.75%, see rank4.43%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration4,825, 4.96%, see rank5.39%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Laredo Area%TexasU.S.
Population in Poverty81,77632.00%, see rank17.66%15.59%
Family in Poverty15,49927.53%, see rank13.74%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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