Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
112,655
11.8% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
3.55% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.5%
6.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$81,439
15.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$222,600
20.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX had a population of 113k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $81,439. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX declined from 127,765 to 112,655, a −11.8% decrease and its median household income grew from $70,422 to $81,439, a 15.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (39.6%), White (Hispanic) (29%), Two+ (Hispanic) (21.6%), Other (Hispanic) (3.26%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%).

30.1% of the households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.1% of the residents in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was $222,600, and the homeownership rate was 72.5%.

Most people in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 113k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.34% of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (8.27k people).

In 2022, there were 1.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.7k people) in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.7k White (Hispanic) and 24.4k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX are Spanish (29,252 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (793 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (419 households).

Citizenship

96.1%
2022 Citizenship
95.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.1% of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was 95.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.7k ± 1.64k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    32.7k ± 2.13k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    24.4k ± 2.55k
54.1%
Hispanic Population
61k people

In 2022, there were 1.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.7k people) in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.7k White (Hispanic) and 24.4k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

54.1% of the people in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX are hispanic (61k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.34%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.27k people
7.59%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.7k people

As of 2022, 7.34% of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX residents (8.27k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was 7.59%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    29,252 households (27.5%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    793 households (0.745%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    419 households (0.394%)

30.1% of the households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 27.5% of the households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,602 ± 422
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,090 ± 372
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,907 ± 340

Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX employs 48.3k people. The largest industries in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX are Construction (4,700 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,805 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,143 people), and the highest paying industries are Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance ($221,850), Legal services ($183,113), and Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services ($180,630).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,893
Women
46.2%
29,029
Men
53.8%

The workforce of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 53,922 people, with 46.2% woman, and 53.8% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

48.3k
2022 Value
−10.4%
1 Year decline
± −10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −10.4%, from 54k employees to 48.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX, are Other managers (1,555 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,291 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,170 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.3k
2022 Value
−10.4%
1 Year decline
± −10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −10.4%, from 54k employees to 48.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX, are Construction (4,700 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,805 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,143 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$62,721
Median earning men ± $3,844
$40,084
Median earning women ± $1,768

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($99,688), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($84,034), and Wholesale Trade ($84,006).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,875), Manufacturing ($66,607), and Public Administration ($56,121).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.11% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.04% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (23.9k), Some college (22k), and Primary Education (15.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was $222,600 in 2022, which is 0.79 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $184,400 to $222,600, a 20.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX is 72.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX is $81,439. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$222,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,664
$29,709
Median Property Taxes
±$1,438

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.5% of the housing units in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$81,439
Median Household Income
± $4,219
41k
Number of Households
± 1,789

In 2022, the median household income of the 41k households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX grew to $81,439 from the previous year's value of $70,422.

The following chart displays the households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.439
2022 Wage GINI in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX
0.435
2021 Wage GINI in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was 0.439 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.864% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.1%)
  2. Carpooled (7.59%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.04%)

In 2022, 83.1% of workers in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.59%) and those who worked at home (5.04%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.89% of the workforce in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX (15.1k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

85.8% of the population of Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 46.3% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 2.81% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.2% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 15% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

14.2%
Uninsured
46.3%
Employer Coverage
13.2%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
2.81%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX declined by 5.75% from 15.1% to 14.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Coastal Bend COG--Nueces County, Corpus Christi City (Outer) PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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