Corpus Christi employment information

IndexCorpus ChristiTexasNational
Income per capita$26,109$27,828$29,829
Median household income$52,154$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,813$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,417$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$37,243$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$21,815$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.6%16.7%15.1%
The Corpus Christi, TX employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Corpus Christi is $26,109, which is 6% lower than than the Texas average and 12% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $52,154, which is 5% lower than than the Texas average and 6% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Corpus Christi is 4%, which is 20% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Corpus Christi is 17% which is 10% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$34,765$52,154$104,308
City
$36,481$54,727$109,454
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Corpus Christi is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Corpus Christi is 6% 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 10% higher than the national average.

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Corpus Christi median earnings by income bracket

Corpus Christi employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.2%1.6%
Manufacturing sector9.6%0.5%
Financial & insurance services1.9%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services14.0%14.2%
Public administration8.5%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%2.0%
Education, health & social services10.1%39.5%
Other33.0%29.8%

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