Corpus Christi Area

Business Climate

  • Major Business Clusters: Aerospace & Aviation, Petroleum & Chemical Manufacturing

  • Major Employers: Bay, Ltd., CITGO, First Data Corporation, Flint Hills Resources, H.E.B. Stores, Kiewit Offshore Services, Sam Kane Beef Processors, Valero Refining

Metro Area/Talent

  • Region Population: 462,424

  • Workforce Population: 199,700

  • Higher Education: Del Mar College, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi


  • Interstate Highway: I-37

  • Airports: Corpus Christi International

  • Seaports: Port of Corpus Christi
  • Railroad Carriers: Corpus Christi Terminal Railroad (CCPN)
  • Foreign Trade Zones: One - No. 122 Corpus Christi

Counties and Quick Links

Nueces County: Corpus Christi

Other Counties: Aransas County, San Patricio County

Sources: Metropolitan Areas, Office of the Governor Economic Development & Tourism, Texas Health and Human Services, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Workforce Commission