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Corpus Christi Population

Corpus Christi is a Texas city on the Gulf of Mexico, located 130 miles southeast of San Antonio. Corpus Christi population is estimated to be 321,459, covering city area of 488.73 sq mi (1,265.80 sq km), Corpus Christi means body of Christ in Ecclesiastical Latin, in reference to the Christian sacrament of Holy Communion. In 1519, The city name Corpus Christi was given to the settlement and surrounding bay by Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda, Spanish explorer discovered on the Western Christian feast day of Corpus Christi. Due to high wind speeds, Corpus Christi is one of the popular cities for wind surfing, sailing, kiteboarding and kite flying. Corpus Christi is considered to be safe city in the State of Texas comparing with crime rate of national average.

Below is the Corpus Christi, Texas population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010305,281
2011308,0960.92
2012312,4151.40
2013317,1011.50
2014320,8631.19
2015324,7951.23
2016325,9470.35
2017325,373-0.18
2018326,5540.36
2019326,5860.01
2020317,863-2.67
2021 *321,4591.10
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Corpus Christi city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearCorpus Christi Population
1950124,084
1955143,670
1960172,555
1965191,656
1970209,929
1975226,274
1980243,199
1985255,842
1990268,113
1995279,920
2000292,053
2005304,763
2010318,028
2011320,750
2015331,873
2020*344,937
2025*355,382
2035*387,145
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Corpus Christi city Population(UA)

The Corpus Christi metropolitan statistical area is a metropolitan area in South Texas that covers three counties, Aransas, Nueces, and San Patricio. According to bls, Unemployment rate in Corpus Christi is 8.4 in June 2021, improved from 11.5 as compared in June 2020 and unemployment rate is of Texas is 6.6 and US is 11.2. Weekly average wage of Corpus Christi is $1,048 compared to U.S weekly average wage of $1,339. The key economy areas are Mining, logging, and construction, Trade, transportation, and utilities , Financial activities, Professional services, Education, health services, Leisure and hospitality.


Corpus Christi Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Corpus Christi population is 326,590, out of these 161,802 are male, 164,788 are female, The sex ratio of Corpus Christi is 98. The median age of the Corpus Christi population is 35.3, Corpus Christi population by age are, under 18 years is 79,844, 16 years and over is 255,483, 18 years and over is 246,746, 21 years and over is 232,913, 65 years and over is 58,258. 49.5% are male, 50.5% are female, Population of Corpus Christi by age percentwise is, 24.4% are under 18 years old, 78.2% are 16 years and over, 75.6% are 18 years and over, 71.3% are 21 years and over, 14.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 134,604 housing units, The voting population of Corpus Christi are 227,415, out of these 109,967 are male voters, 117,448 are female voters, 48.4% are male, 51.6% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -522,2186.8%
5 - 921,3556.5%
10 - 1422,7657.0%
15 - 1923,9597.3%
20 - 2422,7317.0%
25 - 3448,57214.9%
35 - 4442,97613.2%
45 - 5436,34511.1%
55 - 5920,0826.1%
60 - 6418,2165.6%
65 - 7428,1878.6%
75 - 8414,7534.5%
85 and over4,4311.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Corpus Christi Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Corpus Christi by race are:

White Population

White population in Corpus Christi, Texas are 292,495, percentage wise 89.6 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Corpus Christi, Texas are 13,816, percentage wise 4.2 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Corpus Christi, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Corpus Christi are 7,663, percentage wise 2.3 percent are asians, out of these 3,449 are Asian Indians, 754 are Chinese, 2,213 are Filipinos, 171 are Japanese, 186 are Korean, 381 are Vietnamese and 509 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Corpus Christi, Texas are 207,217. Percentage wise 63.4 percent are hispanics, out of these 194,386 are Mexican people, 1,904 are Puerto Ricans, 311 are Cubans, and 10,616 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race326,590Percent
White292,49589.6%
Black or African American13,8164.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native7660.2%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population7,6632.3%
Asian Indian3,4491.1%
Chinese7540.2%
Filipino2,2130.7%
Japanese1710.1%
Korean1860.1%
Vietnamese3810.1%
Other Asian Population509
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino207,21763.4%
Mexican194,38659.5%
Puerto Rican1,9040.6%
Cuban3110.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino10,616
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Corpus Christi native population is 293,845, out of these 241,152 born in the Texas state and 49,808 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 32,745, out of these 12,767 are Naturalised US citizen, 1,448 are in Europe, 2,375 in Asia, 535 in Africa, 7,647 in Latin America and 585 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Corpus Christi are 19,978, out of these 404 are from Europe, 3,442 are from Asia, 59 from Africa, 15,664 are from Latin America and 325 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native293,845
Born in state of residence241,152
Born in other state in the United States49,808
Northeast6,383
Midwest0
South16,848
West13,709
Born outside the United States2,885
Puerto Rico402
U.S. Island Areas202
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,281
Foreign born
Born outside of United States32,745
Naturalized U.S. citizen12,767
Europe1,448
Asia2,375
Africa535
Oceania177
Latin America7,647
Northern America585
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen19,978
Europe404
Asia3,442
Africa59
Oceania84
Latin America15,664
Northern America325
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Corpus Christi Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Corpus Christi, Texas are 134,604, Occupied housing units are 119,184, Rental vacancy rate is 9. Percentage of occupancy is 89, 51.42% of houses are owner occupied and 37.12% of houses are renter occupied in Corpus Christi. There are 64.98 percent of one-unit detached, 1.16 percent of one-units attached, 3.24 percent of two-unit houses, 6.59 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.18 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 30.88 percent are available with one vehicle, 33.49 percent are available with two vehicles, 18.06 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.12 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units134,604
Occupied housing units119,184
Occupied housing units percent89
Rental vacancy rate9
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached87,465
1-unit attached1,567
2 units4,361
3 or 4 units8,864
Mobile home2,941
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied69,216
Renter-occupied49,968
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Corpus Christi Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Corpus Christi, Texas is $157,100, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 3.09 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 10.56 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 10.27 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 10.60 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 10.40 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 4.19 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.70 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.62 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0004,158
$50,000 to $99,99914,209
$100,000 to $149,99913,830
$150,000 to $199,99914,264
$200,000 to $299,99913,993
$300,000 to $499,9995,640
$500,000 to $999,9992,285
$1,000,000 or more837
Median (dollars)157,100
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Corpus Christi Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,557, 0.27 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 3.94 percent pay between $500 to $999, 8.72 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 7.34 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 4.07 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 2.01 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.90 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $515, 2.31 percent of homes pay less than $250, 5.69 percent pays between $250 to $399, 6.50 percent pay between $400 to $599, 4.56 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.69 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 2.26 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500369
$500 to $9995,298
$1,000 to $1,49911,743
$1,500 to $1,9999,881
$2,000 to $2,4995,484
$2,500 to $2,9992,700
$3,000 or more2,559
Median (dollars)1,557
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2503,112
$250 to $3997,654
$400 to $5998,743
$600 to $7996,138
$800 to $9992,274
$1,000 or more3,042
Median (dollars)515
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Corpus Christi Rental

Total number of Corpus Christi rental homes or apartments are 49,968, occupied by Renter, The median value of Corpus Christi average rental rate is $1,037. 8.30 percent of homes are under $500, 37.06 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 48.14 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 3.96 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.82 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5004,148
$500 to $99918,519
$1,000 to $1,49919,499
$1,500 to $1,9994,556
$2,000 to $2,4991,664
$2,500 to $2,999314
$3,000 or more410
Median (dollars)1,037
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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