Corpus Christi, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
91
Corpus Christi's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
227 out of 403
In Texas
1,886 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Corpus Christi is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Corpus Christi, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Corpus Christi has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Corpus Christi has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Corpus Christi ranks as #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Corpus Christi ranks as the #4,520 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Corpus Christi Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Corpus Christi Texas National Average
Overall 91 91 100
Services 94 95 100
Groceries 86 90 100
Health 83 97 100
Housing 74 83 100
Transportation 93 94 100
Utilities 138 102 100
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Corpus Christi Cost of Living Vs. TX

Corpus Christi, TX Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Texas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$141,100
Median Home Value
$1,028
Median Rent
$56,333
Median Income
Statistic Corpus Christi Texas United States
Median Home Value $141,100 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,028 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $56,333 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Corpus Christi Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Corpus Christi Texas
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $8.35 $10.72
Bowling $14.5 $13.86

Detailed Corpus Christi Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Corpus Christi Texas
Ground Beef $3.84 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.96 $1.4
Milk $1.37 $1.96

Detailed Corpus Christi Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Corpus Christi Texas
Haircut $18.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $41.5 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.79 $2.32

Detailed Corpus Christi Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Corpus Christi Texas
Potatoes $2.63 $3.18
Pizza $10.49 $10.39
Beer $9.1 $9.23
Optometrist $134.5 $106.34
Doctor $86.25 $115.25
Dentist $66.75 $98.38

Detailed Corpus Christi Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Corpus Christi Texas
Gasoline $2.28 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.47 $48.9
All Electricity $279.81 $167.6
Phone $182.64 $163.42

Corpus Christi SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Corpus Christi

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Corpus Christi
Kingsville, TX 25,605 86 0.9x
Portland, TX 17,025 96 1.1x
Lakeside, VA 12,374 97 1.1x
Robstown, TX 11,400 81 0.9x
Ingleside, TX 10,165 91 1.0x
Aransas Pass, TX 8,088 86 0.9x

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