Laredo employment information

IndexLaredoTexasNational
Income per capita$15,956$27,828$29,829
Median household income$39,548$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,692$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,867$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$27,354$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$18,237$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level31.3%16.7%15.1%
The Laredo, TX employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Laredo is $15,956, which is 43% lower than than the Texas average and 47% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $39,548, which is 28% lower than than the Texas average and 29% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Laredo is 3%, which is 30% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Laredo is 31% which is 107% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$26,362$39,548$79,096
City
$36,481$54,727$109,454
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Laredo is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Laredo is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Laredo is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Laredo is 107% higher than the national average.

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Laredo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%0.9%
Manufacturing sector2.3%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.0%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services16.0%15.5%
Public administration9.0%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.2%8.2%
Education, health & social services11.7%42.8%
Other29.4%22.1%

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Laredo, TX251,671$39,54829%

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Source: The Laredo, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).