The city is one of the highest crime pockets in South Texas, but not the worst in the state. Best Places rates violent crime in Corpus Christi at 35, compared to the US average of 22.7. Property crime is rated 56, compared to the US average of 35.4.
Is Corpus Christi Texas a safe place to live?
With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Corpus Christi has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. Ones chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23.
Is Corpus Christi TX ghetto?
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The FBIs 2019 database ranks Corpus Christi as the 43rd most dangerous city in America in terms of violent crimes. Houston has 1,072 violent crimes, but the data shows Corpus Christi does have higher rates of violent crime than San Antonio which has 515.9 or Austin at 286.9.