Introduction to Ingleside, Texas

Ingleside, Texas, in San Patricio county, is 12 miles NE of Corpus Christi, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Corpus Christi metropolitan area.

Ingleside History

George C. Hatch, who was a county clerk who fought in the Texas Revolution and served on jury duty in San Antonio, was imprisoned, but managed to return to San Antonio. He settled in San Patricio County on over 3,800 acres. John Vineyard purchased a portion of Hatch’s land and it after a Robert Burns poem. Ingleside was incorporated in 1951.

Ingleside and Nearby Attractions

  • Texas Maritime Museum
  • Mustang Island State Park
  • Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens
  • Texas State Aquarium
  • Copano Bay State Fishing Pier

Things To Do In Ingleside

People visiting Ingleside may tour museums like the Texas Maritime Museum and the Asian Cultures Museum. Whitney Lake in Ingleside has bird watching areas, observation decks, and docks over the marshes. A variety of migratory birds can be seen as well as the native wildlife. Other parks in Ingleside are Oak Park, Cove Park, N.O. Simmons Community Park, and Faith Park. Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens and Texas State Aquarium are famous attractions close to Ingleside. Other attractions nearby are The King Ranch, Texas Treasure Casino Cruise, and Port Aransas Mustang Island.

Ingleside Transportation

Corpus Christi International Airport is nearby.

Ingleside Higher Education

Colleges near Ingleside include Del Mar College, Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi, and Texas A & M University - Kingsville.


Total Population 9,554
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 9.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,493
Age of the Population 31


% of people married 52.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $40,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $34,671
Median Earnings With High School Degree $42,418


Median Family Income $68,431
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%


People Living Alone 21%
Median Gross Rent $885
Median House Value $110,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 60%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 11.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ingleside Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles NE of Corpus Christi, Texas
County San Patricio
Metro Area Corpus Christi
Standard Zip Codes 78362
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.877
Longitude -97.211

Ingleside Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 63 F
Apr Temp 66 to 78 F
Jul Temp 79 to 90 F
Oct Temp 71 to 82 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 51 to 65 F
Apr Temp 67 to 80 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 70 to 83 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 63 to 77 F
Jul Temp 78 to 90 F
Oct Temp 65 to 82 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aransas Pass 8,067 $50,317
Corpus Christi 316,513 $59,043
Gregory 2,137 $60,625

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ingleside Public Libraries

Ingleside Public Library
2775 WACO ST
Ingleside, Texas
(361) 776-5355

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Ingleside High Schools

Serves 609 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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