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.
Are there bad parts of Corpus Christi?
People who live in Corpus Christi generally consider the southwest part of the city to be the safest. Your chance of being a victim of crime in Corpus Christi may be as high as 1 in 11 in the north neighborhoods, or as low as 1 in 67 in the southwest part of the city.
How dangerous is Corpus Christi Texas?
According to FBI data, the Corpus Christi area has a violent crime rate of 632 per 100,000 people. In 2017, there were 30 murders and 289 reported rapes in Corpus Christi, as well as 1,590 aggravated assaults, FBI data shows.
Can you live in Corpus Christi without a car?
Corpus Christi, like most Texas towns, scores a low walk score, so having a car is definitely a must here. There are a few areas where you can walk to vital amenities, mainly on the south side and in the bay area, but leaving those areas to visit other parts of town will be difficult without a vehicle.