Corpus Christi Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Corpus Christi?

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There are 326,332 residents in Corpus Christi, with a median age of 35.3. Of this, 49.61% are males and 50.39% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.79% of the resident pool in Corpus Christi, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.59%. Additionally, 5.62% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 268,533 people in Corpus Christi currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 326,332 0.2%
Male Population 161,904 0.5%
Female Population 164,428 -0.1%
Male population 49.61%
Female population 50.39%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.3 0.3%
Citizen US Born 293,000 0.5%
Citizen not US Born 14,987 0.3%
Not Citizen 18,345 -4.1%
Citizen US Born 89.79%
Citizen not US Born 4.59%
Not Citizen 5.62%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,163 9.7%
Moved from Same County 35,759 -3.1%
Moved from Same State 11,755 -4.7%
Moved from Different State 5,247 -17.3%
Same House as Last Year 268,533 1.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.36%
Moved from Same County 11.09%
Moved from Same State 3.65%
Moved from Different State 1.63%
Same House as Last Year 83.28%

What are the employment statistics in Corpus Christi?

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White-collar workers make up 75.03% of the working population in Corpus Christi, while blue-collar employees account for 24.97%. There are also 15,088 entrepreneurs in Corpus Christi (10.09% of the workforce); 104,089 workers employed in private companies (69.6%); and 21,806 people working in governmental institutions (14.58%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 112,214 0.6%
Blue Collar 37,337 -3.8%
White Collar 75.03%
Blue Collar 24.97%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 15,088 2.7%
Private Companies 104,089 -1.1%
Governmental Workers 21,806 -1.9%
Not for Profit Companies 8,568 4.7%
Self Employees 10.09%
Private Companies 69.6%
Governmental Workers 14.58%
Not for Profit Companies 5.73%

How many households are there in Corpus Christi?

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There are a total of 117,789 households in Corpus Christi, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 67.12% of these Corpus Christi households, while non-family units account for the remaining 32.88%. Additionally, 34.06% of households have children and 65.94% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 117,789 0.7%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 79,055 0.7%
Non-family Households 38,734 0.8%
Family Households 67.12%
Non-family Households 32.88%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 40,123 0.6%
Households without Children 77,666 0.8%
Households with Children 34.06%
Households without Children 65.94%

What are the median and average incomes in Corpus Christi?

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The average annual household income in Corpus Christi is $76,170, while the median household income sits at $57,387 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $61,389, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $69,326. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $34,777 and $44,574, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $76,170 0.9%
Median Household Income $57,387 1.9%
People below Poverty Level 49,904 -0.3%
People above Poverty Level 264,396 0.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Corpus Christi?

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There are 132,965 housing units in Corpus Christi, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1979. Of the 117,789 occupied housing units in Corpus Christi, 56.95% are owner-occupied, while 43.05% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 54.68% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $167,100. In general, housing costs reach $1,046 per month in Corpus Christi.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 132,965 0.6%
Median Year Built 1979 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 3,404 1.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 8,074 -8.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 21,870 -0.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 15,191 -4.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 19,620 -4.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 22,309 4.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 15,025 5.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 15,324 0.3%
Built in 2010 or Later 12,148 14.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 117,789 0.7%
Owner Occupied 67,081 1.1%
Renter Occupied 50,708 0.2%
Owner Occupied 56.95%
Renter Occupied 43.05%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 36,678 1.3%
Without Mortgage 30,403 0.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $167,100 5.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $120,900 4.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,046 2.5%
With Mortgage 54.68%
Without Mortgage 45.32%

What is the level of education in Corpus Christi?

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Approximately 39.5% of the population in Corpus Christi holds a high school degree (that's 97,236 residents), while 26.51% have attained a college certificate (70,670 locals) and 12.97% have a bachelor's degree (31,937 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 14,213 -6.3%
Some High School 97,236 -1.3%
Some College 70,670 3.6%
Associate Degree 20,588 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31,937 -0.8%
Graduate Degree 16,948 2.0%
No High School 5.77%
Some High School 39.5%
Some College 26.51%
Associate Degree 8.36%
Bachelor's Degree 12.97%
Graduate Degree 6.88%

What is the marital status of Corpus Christi residents?

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A total of 90,269 people in Corpus Christi have never been married (which represents 34.75% of the total population), while 122,646 of them are wedded (47.21%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 6,147 (2.37%) and 31,950 (12.3%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 90,269 1.9%
Married 122,646 -0.8%
Separated 6,147 2.9%
Widowed 14,902 0.2%
Divorced 31,950 -1.3%
Never Married 34.75%
Married 47.21%
Separated 2.37%
Widowed 5.74%
Divorced 12.3%

What are the most common means of transportation in Corpus Christi?

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The top three means of transportation people in Corpus Christi use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 138,058 residents commute by car, 2,177 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 2,019 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 138,058 -1.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 2,177 19.6%
Subway or Elevated 14 N/A
Railroad 56 43.6%
Bicycle 292 -29.3%
Motorcycle 303 33.5%
TaxiCab 120 -28.1%
Walk 2,019 -6.1%

What is the median and average household income in Corpus Christi by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
78401 4,823 1,653 $28,750.00 $56,442.00
78402 159 110 $0.00 $47,895.00
78404 16,852 6,271 $49,112.00 $72,954.00
78405 14,224 5,238 $29,379.00 $40,415.00
78406 2,051 355 $47,125.00 $65,510.00
78407 2,292 642 $41,250.00 $59,335.00
78408 11,299 4,207 $35,627.00 $41,777.00
78409 2,448 913 $56,208.00 $59,837.00
78410 28,210 9,377 $74,404.00 $85,153.00
78411 25,548 9,362 $54,030.00 $73,689.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 78401 78402 78404 78405 78406 78407 78408 78409 78410 78411 78412 78413 78414 78415 78416 78417 78418 78419

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