Corpus Christi, TX

324,082 Population
160.5 square miles 1,947.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in TX
Population Density
1,947.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.7%
was 50.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.5%
was 8.8%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
24.7%
was 25.3%
Ranked 39th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
12.9%
was 12.6%
Ranked 14th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5
was 4.7
Ranked 24th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
18.7%
was 17.5%
Ranked 40th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$51,255
was $49,686
Ranked 30th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.2
44.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5.2
was 5.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
645
was 616.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,465.6
was 4,642.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
130,945
was 127,153
Ranked 8th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$931
was $858
Ranked 27th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
2,051
was 1,121
 
Occupied Housing Units
117,609
was 115,854
 
Homeownership Rate
53.7%
was 56.4%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
1,180
was 931
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
750.5
was 792.1
Ranked 39th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.7%
was 18.3%
Ranked 18th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
871
was 190
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 37th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
16.1
was 8.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.5
was 3.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.4%
was 88.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.9%
was 99.2%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.1%
was 82.0%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.9%
was 19.5%
Ranked 43rd Highest in TX

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