Corpus Christi employment information

IndexCorpus ChristiTexasNational
Income per capita$25,203$26,513$28,555
Median household income$49,675$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,729$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,926$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$35,159$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$21,024$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate4.6%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level17.6%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Corpus Christi is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Corpus Christi is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Corpus Christi is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Corpus Christi is 13% higher than the national average.

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Corpus Christi median earnings by income bracket

Corpus Christi employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.9%1.3%
Manufacturing sector9.8%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.0%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%15.3%
Public administration8.4%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%2.2%
Education, health & social services11.2%39.4%

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Corpus Christi, TX312,680$49,6757%

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Source: The Corpus Christi, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.