Cost of Living in Corpus Christi, TX

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1514
$3395
🛋️ Without rent
$649
$2027
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$864
$1368
🍽️ Food
$454
$1189
🚐 Transport
$84.6
$227
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3252
😀 Quality of life
62
🏙️ Population
318K

The average cost of living in Corpus Christi is $1514, which is in the top 28% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2634th out of 9294 in our global list, 2062nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 121st out of 130 in Texas State.

The median after-tax salary is $3252, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 4711th (TOP 51%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1735th best city to live in the United States, and 92nd most liveable city in Texas State. With an estimated population of 318K, Corpus Christi is the 63rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Corpus Christi International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1811 Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
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Prices in Corpus Christi

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.63
 Cappuccino
$4.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$715
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$718
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1384
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1116
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5252
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1904
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.54
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$40.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$579
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9942

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