Corpus Christi real estate market overview
- Average Monthly Rent: $1,142
- Home Price/Value Percentage Change: 2.60%
- Median Home Value: $209,323
- Best Time To Sell a Home: July
- Affordability Index: Moderate
- Days To Sell a House: 67
- Job Market: Weak
- Public School Ranking: 27
Location and weather
Bordering the Gulf of Mexico, in the south region of Texas, sits the coastal city of Corpus Christi. Best known as the Sparkling City of the Sea, Corpus Christi has a reputation for its enticing coastline views, diverse economy, and inexpensive living costs. This city offers its residents the perks of city living or a more "islander" way of living, thanks to the many beaches here.
Corpus Christi has a subtropical climate that consists of humid, rainy summers and mild winters. This is one of the warmest cities in Texas, reaching highs in the mid 90s during August. Winds are frequent in this coastline location, helping maintain the parasailing and kite surfing popularity found here as well.
Population, job market and cost of living
Corpus Christi has a population of 321,658, with a growth rate of 0.39% annually.
The job market has decreased by -6.79% over the last year. In ten years, job growth is predicted to be 25.01%. The dynamic economy of this city is led by aerospace, aviation, and manufacturing industries. Corpus Christi is also known as a large military center, as it's home to the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station and the Corpus Christi Army Depot. These are some of the major employers here, along with Bay, Ltd, CITGO, First Data Corporation, and Flint Hills Resources.
Corpus Christi is the 2nd most affordable city in Texas, with low housing and transportation costs compared to other cities of its size.
Corpus Christi real estate market details
- Central City
- Bay Area
There has been a 2.6% increase in Corpus Christi's median home value over the last year. As of 2023, the median home value is $209,323.
Home sales during July can provide the highest valued sale, while home sales in August can provide the quickest sale.
The affordability index in Corpus Christi is 84. This number indicates moderate affordability in this city.
The top ranked public schools are Windsor Park G/T, Early Childhood Development Center, London Middle, Seashore Middle Academy, London Intermediate, Seashore Learning Center and Kolda Elementary. This information comes from The US Department of Education, The US Census Bureau and the Texas Education Agency.