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Corpus Christi has the 60th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Corpus Christi area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Corpus Christi has the 103rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Corpus Christi is below average at $41,970, and the median cost of a home in Corpus Christi is $113,700, which is below the national average. 21% of workers in Corpus Christi hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 81% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Corpus Christi. 79% of Corpus Christi workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Corpus Christi spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend

520 North Staples
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Workforce Solutions - Coastal Bend

5858 South Padre Island Drive
Suite 1
Corpus Christi, TX 78412