Corpus Christi, TX 78409 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Corpus Christi, TX 78409

Acceptable Alternative
Corp Christi, TX 78409

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 268
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,012
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Nueces County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.811, Longitude -97.516
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

78409 ZIP Code Profile Overview

  1. The Data section of the 78409 Profile (this page) specifies the USPS Preferred City Name plus any additional city names they associate with this ZIP Code and Primary 78409 ZIP Code Data (see above). This page also has current Demographic Data for 78409 and Peer Comparison Data to other Texas ZIP Codes.
  2. The Maps section shows the Boundary Map for ZIP Code 78409.
  3. The Photos section shows photos taken in and around Corpus Christi, TX 78409. The location of the photos (availiable in 2 sizes) are displayed on a map.
  4. The Schools section displays either a list of schools in Corpus Christi, TX 78409 or a link to Nueces County schools.
  5. The Jobs section is a Jobs and Employment Center for Corpus Christi, TX 78409 with a searchable database of local area employment opportunities.

Corpus Christi, TX 78409 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,057
Population in Households 2,963
Population in Familes 2,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density1 171
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,062
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 751
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 664 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 398 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $120,186
Average Home Value $135,956


Median Household Income $36,847
Average Household Income $43,800
Per Capita Income $15,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.88% 1.26%
Households 1.24% 1.5%
Families 1.1% 1.37%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Corpus Christi, TX 78409: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares 78409 to the other 1,831 ZIP Codes 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 # 1143 38th
Population Density1 # 809 56th
Diversity Index2 # 562 69th
Median Household Income # 1412 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1582 14th

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.

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