Corpus Christi, TX 78406 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78406: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Corpus Christi, TX 78406

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Corp Christi, TX 78406

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • Single Family Addresses: 242
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 108
  • County: Nueces County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.777, Longitude -97.516
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Corpus Christi, TX 78406 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,271
Daytime Population: Workers 2,914
Daytime Population: Residents 1,348
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,262
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.88
Population in Households 1,921
Population in Familes 1,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 350
Population Density2 167
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $40,613
Average Household Income $49,155
Per Capita Income $18,654


Total Housing Units 633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $69,344
Average Home Value $84,074


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 462
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.97% 0.87%
Households 1.0% 1.0%
Families 0.96% 1.02%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Corpus Christi, TX 78406 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78406 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1249 32nd
Population Density # 796 57th
Diversity Index # 1138 39th
Median Household Income # 1433 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1570 15th

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