Webb County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:276,652More data
Estimate 2018:275,120 
Estimate 2017:273,691 
Estimate 2016:272,301 
Estimate 2015:269,865 
Estimate 2014:267,465 
Estimate 2013:264,430 
Estimate 2012:260,595 
Estimate 2011:255,935 
Census 2010:250,304More data
Census 2000:193,117More data
Population of the County Seat (Laredo)
Census 2010:236,091 
Census 2000:176,576 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
El Cenizo city:3,161More data
Laredo city:262,491More data
Rio Bravo city:4,634More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:3,361.5More data
Water Area:14.1More data
Total Area:3,375.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:74.46More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:97.40More data
Percent Rural:2.60More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:95.4%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:97.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:0.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:3.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:32.9%More data
65 and Older:9.5%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:28.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$31,635More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$8,728,522,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$44,919More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:25.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:34.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:67.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$36,564More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,370 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$34,717 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,827 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$34,405 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.412000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$24,333,503,904More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$21,372,166,198More data
Total Actual Levy:$88,053,325More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$17,626,878More data
CY 2018:$17,287,611 
CY 2017:$15,834,424 
CY 2016:$15,299,428 
CY 2015:$16,788,679 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:39.658More data
US Highways:104.180More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:125.000More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:97.521More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:86.424More data
On-System Subtotal:452.783More data
City Streets:777.855More data
Certified County Roads:358.281More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:1.466More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,137.602More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,590.385More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:175.857More data
US Highways:289.218More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:352.049More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:243.750More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:182.902More data
On-System Subtotal:1,243.776More data
City Streets:1,625.497More data
Certified County Roads:716.562More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:11.168More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,353.227More data
County Total:3,597.003More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Webb County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Webb County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Webb County»

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