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Port city; major crossing on the Mexico border
Laredo is a city in Webb County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after town in Spain.
The latitude of Laredo is 27.506N. The longitude is -99.507W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 413 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 197,488.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Laredo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Webb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Laredo area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78040 ZIP code.
1% of Laredo residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Laredo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Laredo was $11,084, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Laredo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Laredo include San Augustin de Laredo Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Laredo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $915.
Libraries in Laredo include Bruni Plaza Branch Library, Laredo Public Library, Santo Nino Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Laredo include Laredo Morning Times
TV stations in Laredo include KGNS, KLDO, KVTV.
Webb County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Laredo political report.
The average commute time for Laredo workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 41 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Laredo between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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