To determine the types of people who are visiting Laredo, Texas as a precursor to determine what they are doing there. Demographics desired include age, gender, income, employment, ethnicity, marital status, and where the visitors are coming from.
Our preliminary research indicates that demographics for Laredo, TX are going to be challenging to find. We note that in 2014, there were 3,195 followers of the English Twitter account for Laredo and 3,092 followers of the Spanish Twitter account for Laredo and that due to its location on the border of Texas and Mexico, the city does quite a bit of tourism marketing in Mexico. We did find a breakdown of visitor spending in Laredo from 2000 to 2017 on page 67 of the Dean Runyon report on The Economic Impact of Travel on Texas, which seems to provide the information on what tourists are doing in Laredo, TX, but demographics are not a part of this report.
We also found an older presentation from the City of Laredo that shows in 2014 that shows there were 1,500,000 visitors to Laredo, Texas and offered the following insights:
1,206,798 visitors went to Laredo, TX for leisure.