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Every attempt has been made to provide current, accurate, and consistent data in this database. There may be some differences due to sources, methodologies, or timing of data-assembly.
Demographic Characteristics
Area Demographic Reports
 

Demographic Characteristics
Corpus Christi, Texas MSA*

Population

1990

2000

2007 Estimate

2012 Projection

Total Population

367,787

403,280

417,618

432,326

Population by Age Group

 

 

 

Under -19

123,861

128,222

124,917

125,512

20-34

86,168

80,984

85,493

90,720

35-54

88,480

114,346

111,835

107,621

55-74

54,054

59,515

71,031

82,656

75 & Older

15,215

20,256

24,318

25,089

% Distribution by Age Group

 

 

 

Under -19

33.7%

31.8%

29.9%

29.0%

20-34

23.4%

20.1%

20.5%

21.0%

35 - 54

24.1%

28.3%

26.8%

24.9%

55 - 74

14.7%

14.8%

17.0%

19.1%

75 & Older

4.1%

5.0%

5.8%

5.8%

Median Age

30.8

33.6

34.7

35

Households

 

 

 

 

Number

125,433

141,590

150,107

156,853

Median Household Income

$24,725

$35,469

$43,313

$48,549

Average Household Income

$32,031

$47,244

$49,717

$51,117

Per Capita Income

$11,051

$16,587

$18,521

$19,223

Household Income Distribution

 

 

 

   $0 - $34,999

82,835

69,978

62,082

57,914

   $35,000 - $49,999

20,985

23,715

22,379

22,578

   $50,000 - $74,999

14,789

25,011

28,820

30,211

   $75,000 & Above

6,824

22,886

36,826

46,150

2007 Educational Attainment (25 Years Old and Over)

Age 25+ Population

261,159

Grade K - 8

24,641  (9.4%)

Grade 9 - 12

29,157  (11.2%)

High School Graduate

78,959  (30.2%)

Some College

58,434  (22.4%)

Associate Degree

18,883  (7.2%)

Bachelor's Degree

33,512  (12.8%)

Graduate or Professional Degree

17,793  (6.8%)

Source: Sites on Texas

* The Corpus Christi Metropolitan Statistical Area consists of Aransas, Nueces and San Patricio Counties.

The following data, especially relative to estimates and projections, may vary depending on the source and methodologies.  All sources are indicated.  Should there be questions or a need for clarifications, please contact the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation through the "Contact Us" link.


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County Population Growth
County 2000 Population 2007* Population Growth Percentage 2000 - 2007*
Aransas

22,497

24,632

9.5

Nueces

313,645

322,836

2.9

San Patricio

67,138

70,150

4.5

*2007 Population Estimate

Source: Sites on Texas

 
Corpus Christi MSA Projected Population

Year

Texas State Data Center (Scenario 0.5)

Texas Water Development Board

2000

403,280

403,280

2005

430,784

-

2010

459,482

465,842

2015

488,183

-

2020

514,873

531,477

2025

539,505

-

2030

562,603

589,092

2035

583,930

-

2040

603,106

638,440

Sources: Texas State Data Center (2004 projection) and Texas Water Development Board (2006 projection)