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 2017:274,794More data
Estimate 2016:272,401 
Estimate 2015:269,795 
Estimate 2014:267,168 
Estimate 2013:263,962 
Estimate 2012:259,964 
Estimate 2011:255,598 
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:3,220More data
Laredo city:260,654More data
Rio Bravo city:4,762More 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 - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:95.5%More data
Race - 2017 (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:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:3.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.3%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:33.4%More data
65 and Older:9.2%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:28.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$30,008More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$8,246,035,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$41,979More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:27.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:36.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:65.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:17.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,376More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$34,717 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,827 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$34,405 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$33,602 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.414700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$22,539,565,878More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$19,564,479,822More data
Total Actual Levy:$81,133,898More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$15,834,424More data
CY 2016:$15,299,428 
CY 2015:$16,788,679 
CY 2014:$17,601,439 
CY 2013:$17,417,612 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:39.707More data
US Highways:104.191More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:125.054More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:97.567More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:85.850More data
On-System Subtotal:452.369More data
City Streets:777.730More data
Certified County Roads:358.287More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:1.466More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,137.483More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,589.852More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:175.577More data
US Highways:288.429More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:311.727More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:243.854More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:181.472More data
On-System Subtotal:1,201.059More data
City Streets:1,620.399More data
Certified County Roads:716.574More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:8.449More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,345.422More data
County Total:3,546.481More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Webb County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Webb County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Webb County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Webb County»

Special Districts in Webb County.
School Districts in Webb County.
History of City Tax Rates in Webb County.

Airports in Webb County.
Hospitals in Webb County.
Prisons in Webb County.