Corpus Christi, TX

325,734 Population
160.5 square miles 1,993.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in TX
Population Density
1,993.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.9%
was 50.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.7%
was 8.8%
Ranked 49th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
24.7%
was 25.3%
Ranked 40th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
13.7%
was 12.6%
Ranked 16th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5
was 4.7
Ranked 24th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
14.1%
was 17.5%
Ranked 28th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$52,154
was $49,686
Ranked 27th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
44
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
132,799
was 127,153
Ranked 8th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$968
was $858
Ranked 27th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
2,051
was 1,121
 
Occupied Housing Units
116,916
was 115,854
 
Homeownership Rate
56.4%
was 56.4%
Ranked 33rd Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
1,180
was 931
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
760.8
was 792.1
Ranked 37th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.8%
was 18.3%
Ranked 10th 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
92.3%
was 88.9%
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.3%
Ranked 32nd Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
82.9%
was 82.0%
Ranked 32nd Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.4%
was 19.5%
Ranked 41st Highest in TX

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