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Corpus Christi is a prosperous port town about 160 miles north of the Mexican border. It is a center for the petroleum and petrochemical industry, and a major shipping gateway on the Intracoastal Waterway. There is a military presence with two naval air stations in the vicinity, and a Texas A&M campus in town. The series of long barrier islands, particularly South Padre Island to the south, provide excellent beach, boating and wildlife viewing opportunities for tourists and residents alike.

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Quick Facts About Corpus Christi

    The unemployment rate in Corpus Christi is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Corpus Christi jobs have Decreased by 0.46 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Corpus Christi's cost of living is 15.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Corpus Christi's population is 324,074 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.88 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Corpus Christi is $121,848. Home appreciation the last year has been 25.24 percent.
    Corpus Christi public schools spend $9,750 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Corpus Christi.

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seems like a dead end
Have never lived here but have visited family here dozens of times over the last 40 years and the place never seems to change. Probably a good place to retire especially... (read more)
unless you are hispanic or/and a meth lover this i
Cctx seems to turn out like the new Gotham.... Crimes, greedy, ugly and psycho people everywhere. And yes if you aren't hispanic (no matter how friendly you are!) you... (read more)
12 month summer.
Corpu Christi is a city in Texas. The city is located near Mexico.The city has a Mexican culture. Most speak Spanish.12 month summer in this area.Many jobs in oil... (read more)
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