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Income/capita 66%
Household income 72%
Unemployment 49%
IndexMustang-Padre IslandCorpus ChristiTexas
Income per capita$49,498$26,109$27,828
Median household income$95,202$52,154$54,727
Median income owner occupied$0$67,813$70,980
Median income renter occupied$0$36,417$36,330
Median earnings male$58,699$37,243$36,153
Median earnings female$34,284$21,815$25,035
Unemployment rate2.4%3.7%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a16.6%16.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mustang-Padre Island is 66% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Mustang-Padre Island is 72% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mustang-Padre Island is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mustang-Padre Island is equal to the national average

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      $34,765$52,154$104,308
      City
      $36,481$54,727$109,454
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Mustang-Padre Island median earnings by income bracket

      Mustang-Padre Island employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.5%3.9%
      Manufacturing sector6.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services8.3%12.3%
      Public administration26.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%5.2%
      Education, health & social services11.3%35.6%
      Other20.5%30.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ingleside on the Bay, TX676$69,19125%
      Port Aransas, TX3,861$50,7418%
      Corpus Christi, TX320,050$52,1546%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Riverside, CA318,678$58,9797%
      St. Louis, MO316,030$36,80933%
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,529$50,6618%
      Santa Ana, CA333,605$54,0622%
      Pittsburgh, PA305,305$42,45023%
      Corpus Christi, TX320,050$52,1546%
      Source: The Mustang-Padre Island, Corpus Christi, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).