Nationwide Claims to Fame

Corpus Christi is 49th out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Statewide Claims to Fame

Corpus Christi is 7th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

Corpus Christi is 8th in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

Corpus Christi is 8th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

Corpus Christi is 8th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

Corpus Christi is 9th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Corpus Christi is 11th in Texas out of 302 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Corpus Christi is 11th in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Corpus Christi Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 312,195 8th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 160.6 7th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,900.3 140th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Corpus Christi Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 274th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.8% 278th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.9% 173rd 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Corpus Christi Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 80.4% 206th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.2% 166th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Corpus Christi Rank Texas US
Race - White 80.9% 156th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.3% 235th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 188th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.8% 137th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 61st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 173rd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 59.7% 72nd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 33.3% 290th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Corpus Christi Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.0% 221st 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.6% 255th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Corpus Christi Rank Texas US
Housing units 125,469 8th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 28.3% 65th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 109,849 8th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.5% 291st 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $111,300 171st $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.7 241st 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Corpus Christi Rank Texas US
Income per capita $23,870 152nd $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $45,267 197th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.5% 174th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Corpus Christi Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 26,041 9th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $4,133,779 11th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,584 153rd $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $607,063 11th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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