Corpus Christi demographics profile

StatisticCorpus ChristiTexasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,8339791
Median age34.734.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%48%43%
Speak English62%65%79%
Speak Spanish35%30%13%
Corpus Christi, TX has a population of 320,050 and is the 58th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,833 per sq mi which is 1791% higher than the Texas average and 1924% higher than the national average. The median age in Corpus Christi is 35 which is approximately 1% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Corpus Christi, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 62% speak English and 35% speak Spanish. 74% of Corpus Christi residents were born in Texas, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Corpus Christi is 1791% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Corpus Christi is 1% higher than Texas.
  • In Corpus Christi 86.56% of the population is White.
  • In Corpus Christi 4.29% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Corpus Christi 2.03% of the population is Asian.

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Corpus Christi population breakdown by race

RaceCorpus ChristiTexasNational
Black or African American4.29%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.47%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.79%2.50%3.06%
Other race4.80%5.79%4.75%
In Corpus Christi, 61.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Corpus Christi, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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