Nueces County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2017:361,221More data
Estimate 2016:361,529 
Estimate 2015:360,437 
Estimate 2014:356,452 
Estimate 2013:352,781 
Estimate 2012:347,848 
Estimate 2011:343,225 
Census 2010:340,223More data
Census 2000:313,645More data
Population of the County Seat (Corpus Christi)
Census 2010:305,215 
Census 2000:277,454 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Agua Dulce city:808More data
Aransas Pass city (pt.):14More data
Bishop city:3,085More data
Corpus Christi city (pt.):325,605More data
Driscoll city:747More data
Ingleside city (pt.):0More data
Petronila city:113More data
Port Aransas city:4,143More data
Portland city (pt.):0More data
Robstown city:11,385More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:838.5More data
Water Area:327.1More data
Total Area:1,165.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:405.76More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:93.55More data
Percent Rural:6.45More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:63.9%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:29.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.5%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.8%More data
65 and Older:14.1%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:35.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$41,873More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$15,125,406,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$51,910More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:81.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:20.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$46,583More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$45,366 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$45,818 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$45,536 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$43,414 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.307991More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$34,654,546,470More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$28,355,183,501More data
Total Actual Levy:$87,326,925More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:24.371More data
US Highways:21.805More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:137.343More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:240.682More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:8.773More data
Frontage Roads:100.234More data
On-System Subtotal:533.208More data
City Streets:1,342.687More data
Certified County Roads:710.308More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:22.539More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,075.534More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,608.742More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:130.321More data
US Highways:97.730More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:525.619More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:526.851More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:35.092More data
Frontage Roads:208.528More data
On-System Subtotal:1,524.141More data
City Streets:2,892.996More data
Certified County Roads:1,420.616More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:45.078More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,358.690More data
County Total:5,882.831More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Nueces County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Nueces County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Nueces County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Nueces County»

Special Districts in Nueces County.
School Districts in Nueces County.
History of City Tax Rates in Nueces County.

Airports in Nueces County.
Hospitals in Nueces County.
Prisons in Nueces County.