Corpus Christi is a coastal city in Texas and the eighth largest city in the state. Corpus Christi serves as the county seat of Nueces County. Corpus Christi's area occupies 460.2 square miles. Corpus Christi is located on the southern coast of the state of Texas.
At the 2000 census, Corpus Christi’s population was 277,454 people. The metropolitan area includes three counties with a population of 431,741. Corpus Christi’ population density is 1,794.2 people per square mile. Corpus Christi has a racial makeup that is 71.62% white, 0.64% American Indians, 1.28% Asian American, 4.67% African Americans, 54.33% are Hispanic, 0.08% Pacific Islanders, 18.58% are from other ethnic backgrounds, while 3.13% are made up of two or more racial groups.
Corpus Christi’s median income for a household is $36,414, and the median income for a family is $41,672. Corpus Christi’s per capita income is $17,419. In Corpus Christi, 14.1% of families and 17.6% of the population live below the poverty line.
Corpus Christi boasts a diversified economy, with a low unemployment rate of 4%. The local economy thrives on oil and agricultural products, especially since the Port of Corpus Christi is the sixth largest US port and the deepest inshore port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Corpus Christi health insurance and Corpus Christi life insurance depend on the medical care Corpus Christi citizens receive. Corpus Christi medical centers include the Christus Spohn Hospital, Corpus Christi Specialty Hospital, Corpus Christi Medical Center, and Cardon Healthcare Network.
Corpus Christi auto insurance and Corpus Christi home insurance depend on Corpus Christi’s crime rates. Corpus Christi’s violent crime rate is 2,462, and the property crime rate is 20,101.
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