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 2018:362,265More data
Estimate 2017:361,014 
Estimate 2016:361,786 
Estimate 2015:360,616 
Estimate 2014:356,747 
Estimate 2013:352,996 
Estimate 2012:347,959 
Estimate 2011:343,252 
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 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN NUECES COUNTY - 2018 (Census Bureau)
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:812 
Aransas Pass city (pt.):14 
Bishop city:3,076 
Corpus Christi city (pt.):326,554 
Driscoll city:751 
Ingleside city (pt.):0 
Petronila city:113 
Port Aransas city:4,167 
Portland city (pt.):0 
Robstown city:11,361 
GENERAL INFORMATION
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
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:64.2%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:29.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.5%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.6%More data
65 and Older:14.4%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:35.8More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$44,378More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$16,076,668,000More 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, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:82.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:20.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$47,777More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$46,579 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$45,366 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$45,818 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$45,536 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.313088More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$35,948,645,399More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$29,541,600,132More data
Total Actual Levy:$92,486,784More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN NUECES COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:24.370More data
US Highways:21.649More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:137.221More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:241.646More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:8.783More data
Frontage Roads:102.178More data
On-System Subtotal:535.847More data
City Streets:1,347.453More data
Certified County Roads:704.403More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:22.539More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,074.395More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,610.242More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:130.083More data
US Highways:97.498More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:525.663More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:529.371More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:35.106More data
Frontage Roads:212.764More data
On-System Subtotal:1,530.485More data
City Streets:2,905.175More data
Certified County Roads:1,408.806More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:45.078More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,359.059More data
County Total:5,889.544More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL 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):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.