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Corpus Christi, Texas - Basic Facts

Corpus Christi is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Corpus Christi.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nueces County at latitude 27.8006 and longitude -97.3964. Nueces County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

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Corpus Christi, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corpus Christi to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 100th
Population Density1 # 305 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 371 79th
Median Household Income # 787 55th
Per Capita Income # 687 61st

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Corpus Christi, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 314,889
Population in Households 309,317
Population in Familes 252,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,572
Population Density1 1,961
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 117,328
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 78,997
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 130,213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67,758 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 49,569 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,885 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $162,931
Average Home Value $198,906
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,302
Average Household Income $61,522
Per Capita Income $23,240
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.74% 1.04%
Households 0.93% 1.17%
Families 0.83% 1.1%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   3.08%
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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