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What Bert Has To Say About Corpus Christi Metro Area

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.


Quick Facts About Taft

    The unemployment rate in Taft is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Taft jobs have Increased by 2.82 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Taft's cost of living is 24.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Taft's population is 3,164 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.63 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Taft is $65,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.60 percent.
    Taft public schools spend $10,790 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 11.6 students per teacher in Taft.

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