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Overview
Population:4,986
Pop. Change:-7%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Corpus Christi Metro Area
County: San Patricio County
City:Mathis
Zip Code:78368
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Mathis's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Corpus Christi Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city

Location: South Texas Gulf Coast, 140 miles southeast of San Antonio

Elevation: 44

Time zone: Central Standard Time

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Nearby coastal areasCrime rates
Cost of livingIsolation
Pleasant wintersIndustrial landscape

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. The local cultural amenities and museums in particular exceed what you might expect to find in such a town. Like many Texas coastal towns, the area has a good economy, low housing costs and cost of living, (79.9) and a warm humid climate, but also brings some of the high crime rates found in other places along the Gulf.

Corpus Christi is located on Corpus Christi Bay, an inlet off the Gulf of Mexico. The climatic conditions vary between the humid subtropical region to the northeast along the Texas coast and the semiarid region to the west and southwest. Summer days are consistent with highs ranging from the mid-80s to the mid-90s with moderating Gulf breezes late in the afternoon. Summer evenings and mornings are warm with lows seldom below 70[dg]F. 100[dg]F temperatures are rare at the coast but common a few miles inland. Winter months have the least rainfall and are quite mild with just a few days below freezing. Severe tropical storms occur about once every 10 years, with lesser storms once every 5 years. Snow falls an average of once every 2 years.

Interesting Facts about Mathis, Texas

As of 2014, Mathis's population is 4,986 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -6.56 percent.

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The median home cost in Mathis is $42,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.40 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Mathis's cost of living is 28.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Mathis public schools spend $10,790 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Mathis.

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The unemployment rate in Mathis is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mathis jobs have Increased by 2.82 percent.


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Map Of Mathis

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Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Mathis's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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