Corpus Christi Metro Area, Texas 

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Population

430,217

+6.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.8%

Median Income

$49,359

Median Home Price

$189,300

Median Age

35.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.2 / 8.8

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Corpus Christi Metro Area, Texas

Mid-sized city - South Texas Gulf Coast, 140 miles southeast of San Antonio. November, March and April are the most pleasant months in the Corpus Christi metro area, while August and July are the least comfortable months.
State: Texas
County:
Metro Area: Corpus Christi Metro Area
City: Corpus Christi, Portland, 45 total
Zip Codes: 78415, 78413, 78412, 78414, 78418, 78410, 78411, 78380, 78382, 78404, 36 total
Cost of Living: -15.5% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 44 ft above sea level

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Corpus Christi, Tx Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Nearby coastal areas
Cost of living
Pleasant winters
Cons
Crime rates
Isolation
Industrial landscape

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.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Corpus Christi Metro Area is 8.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Corpus Christi Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Corpus Christi Metro Area's cost of living is 15.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Corpus Christi Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
November, March and April are the most pleasant months in the Corpus Christi metro area, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Corpus Christi metro area remained moderately Republican, 54.0% to 44.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Corpus Christi Metro Area's population is 430,217 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Corpus Christi Metro Area is Real Estate: $189,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.9%.

SCHOOLS
Corpus Christi Metro Area public schools spend $10,476 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Corpus Christi Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Corpus Christi

It's a good time to buy in Corpus Christi. Home Appreciation is up 9.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Corpus Christi is $189,300.
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ZIP CODES IN CORPUS CHRISTI METRO AREA, TEXAS
78415, 78413, 78412, 78414, 78418, 78410, 78411, 78380, 78382, 78404, 36 total

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