Laredo Area

Business Climate

  • Major Business Clusters: Transportation & Logistics

  • Major Employers: Convergys, Fedex Freight, H.E.B. Stores, International Bank of Commerce, Laredo Medical Center

Metro Area/Talent

  • Region Population: 303,060

  • Workforce Population: 112,200

  • Higher Education: Laredo Community College, Texas A&M International University


  • Interstate Highways: I-35, I-69

  • Airports: Laredo International

  • Railroad Carriers: Union Pacific Railroad
  • Foreign Trade Zones: Two - No. 94 Laredo, No. 96 Eagle Pass (adjacent Maverick County)

Counties and Quick Links

Webb County: Laredo

Sources: Metropolitan Areas, Office of the Governor Economic Development & Tourism, Texas Health and Human Services, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Workforce Commission