Corpus Christi, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 312,192

Homefacts City Report

Corpus Christi is located in Nueces County, TX. The population is 312,192, making Corpus Christi the largest city in Nueces County and the 8th largest city in the state of Texas.

There are 98 public schools in Corpus Christi with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Corpus Christi is moderate, and there are 965 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Corpus Christi is very high and the median home sales price is $117,670.

Cities near Corpus Christi include Ingleside on the Bay, Port Aransas and Ingleside.

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 18.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.9%

Crime Rate

29.94% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 158
  • Violent Crimes: 645
  • Robbery: 121
  • Burglary: 675
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

49.08% Higher than national avg.
  • 965 offenders in Corpus Christi
  • 30.91 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $225,000
  • Median Sales Price: $117,670
  • Foreclosures: 168
  • Homes For Sale: 1,075
  • Homes For Rent: 122

Environmental Hazards

1,358 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 10
  • Registered Polluters: 46
  • Superfunds: 36
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,266

Unemployment

Very High 5.4%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

98 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 98 K-12 public schools in Corpus Christi, TX and 22 private schools. Homefacts rates Corpus Christi's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

965 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Corpus Christi, TX

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$225,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$117,670 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    10.2%
  • Rented
    41.6%
  • Owned
    48.2%

1,075 Homes For Sale View All

$184,500
4710 Mayo Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78413
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$199,900
14861 S Padre Island Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$384,000
2010 Arash Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78413
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$229,000
2330 Blackmore Ave
Corpus Christi, TX 78414
3 Beds | 3 Baths

168 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$136,000
Windjammer
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$90,000
Lake Shore
Corpus Christi, TX 78413
2 Beds | 3 Baths
$121,000
Gershwin
Corpus Christi, TX 78414
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$60,000
Trinidad
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
4 Beds | 4 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2,342 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Corpus Christi, TX issued 2,342 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,342 permits, 1182 were issued for single family homes and 1,160 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Corpus Christi, TX issued 2,051 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,051 permits, 1180 were issued for single family homes and 871 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

122 Rental Properties View All

$995
5046 Meandering Lane
Corpus Christi, TX 78413
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,650
2110 Gershwin
Corpus Christi, TX 78414
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$2,300
3349 Jamaica Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$2,300
3234 Laguna Shores
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
4 Beds | 3 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Corpus Christi, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $742
  • 1 Bedroom: $775
  • 2 Bedrooms: $970
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,286
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,472

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Environmental Hazards

1358 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Corpus Christi, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Corpus Christi, TX
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (461/493)
    Corpus Christi, TX has 93.51% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Corpus Christi, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.94 Average
    Corpus Christi, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 57.88°
  • February 62.82°
  • March 67.7°
  • April 73.7°
  • May 78.92°
  • June 83.94°
  • July 84.33°
  • August 85°
  • September 82.4°
  • October 76.6°
  • November 68.8°
  • December 59.94°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Corpus Christi, TX

Earthquakes
Corpus Christi, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Corpus Christi, TX has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Corpus Christi, TX has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Corpus Christi, TX has a high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Corpus Christi, TX: $51,255

Unemployment

Unemployment in Corpus Christi is 5.4%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.73%
White Collar - 51.27%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Blake Farenthold
  • Filemon Vela

Neighborhood Info

6 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

97 FCC Towers view all

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