Nueces County TX Information

Nueces County TX: Information Overview

The Nueces County Section of the Texas gazetteer has 6 main navigation sections:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Nueces County ranks in comparison to its peer group of Texas Counties.
  2. The Cities section lists the incorporated cities, towns, villiages, boroughs and Census Designated Places (CDPs) within Nueces County in the first section and other populated places in the second section.
  3. The Maps section displays a Nueces County Boundary Map.
  4. The ZIP Codes section lists Standard ZIP Codes, Unique - Single Entity ZIP Codes and PO Box ZIP Codes for Nueces County and displays them on an interactive map. This page also lists the Default (Preferred) City Names associated with Nueces County ZIP Codes by the U.S. Postal Service. The top-level page in the ZIP Code section of the Texas gazetteer has search tools to: 1. find the city associated with a particular ZIP Code, and 2. find all the ZIP Codes for a particular city. It also has a tool that tells you which Texas Counties use a particular Area Code.
  5. The Features section lists the Physical Features, Cultural Features and Historic Features in Nueces County listed by the USGS in the Geographic Name Information System (GNIS). Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface. Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans. Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
  6. The Schools section has School Profiles for both public and private Nueces County schools. The School Profiles have enrollment information and the profiles for the public schools include an attendance zone map (where applicable). In the top-level page of the school section of the Texas gazetteer, you can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  7. The Land section lists farm land, acreage and property for sale in Nueces County.
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Nueces County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 350,643
Population in Households 344,774
Population in Familes 282,910
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,869
Population Density1 418
Diversity Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 129,564
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 88,223
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 146,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76,602 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 52,962 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,829 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $159,269
Average Home Value $197,054
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,610
Average Household Income $61,187
Per Capita Income $22,900
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.71% 1.03%
Households 0.93% 1.16%
Families 0.8% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Nueces County TX: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Nueces County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 95th
Population Density1 # 17 94th
Diversity Index2 # 81 68th
Median Household Income # 112 56th
Per Capita Income # 107 58th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data and Peer Comparison Ranking Data for cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this Texas Gazetteer is updated annually. The most recent update was on July 1, 2014.

The USPS report on the number of business and residential addresses being served in each ZIP Code and the ZIP Code Maps are updated 4 times per year. The last update was on August 1, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. The last update was on January 6, 2014.

The information on the Texas Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. The last update was on August 2, 2014.