Laughlin Air Force Base (IATA: DLF, ICAO: KDLF, FAA LID: DLF) is a facility of the United States Air Force located in Del Rio, Texas. As a census-designated place, it had a population of 1,648 at the 2015 census.
The residential area of the base is a census-designated place (CDP), with a population of 1,569 at the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the base has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15.3 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2014, there were 2,225 people, 651 households, and 570 families residing on the base. The population density was 377.6 people per square mile (145.9/km). There were 664 housing units at an average density of 112.7/sq mi (43.5/km). The racial makeup of the base was 78.4% White, 15.7% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.5% from other races, and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.3% of the population.
There were 651 households out of which 56.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.8% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.3% were non-families. 6.6% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.18.
On the base the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 23.6% from 18 to 24, 42.7% from 25 to 44, 2.5% from 45 to 64, and 0.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females, there were 130.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 136.4 males.
The median income for a household on the base was $38,625, and the median income for a family was $38,625. Males had a median income of $26,938 versus $19,643 for females. The per capita income for the base was $15,121. About 3.1% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
Laughlin Air Force Base Texas neighborhoods include: Ceniza Hills, Hwy 90/Hold Up Pass, Kingsway, Laughlin AFB, Pacita La Del Barrio, Rough Canyon, San Felipe, San Pedro Canyon, The Reservation, Val Verde Hospital, Vista Hermosa, VV Park, Wildcat Dr/N Main St, Xander