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Overview

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,776
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens10.9%
Employed Population 16+4,565
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married52.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.3%
Median Earnings25+$37,155
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,303
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,696

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,768
% Above Poverty Level88.5%
% Below Poverty Level11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone20.7%
Median Gross Rent$915
Median House Value$118,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)58.3%
German14.9%
Irish11.7%
English5.2%
Dutch2.1%
French Except Basque2%
Portuguese1.2%
Italian1.1%
Finnish0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Czech0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Polish0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Ingleside Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Patricio County
Standard Zip Codes78362
Phone Area Codes361
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude27.87
Approximate Longitude-97.2

Ingleside Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPORT ARANSAS
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp50 to 63 F
Apr Temp66 to 78 F
Jul Temp79 to 90 F
Oct Temp71 to 82 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationCORPUS CHRISTI NAS
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp51 to 65 F
Apr Temp67 to 80 F
Jul Temp79 to 92 F
Oct Temp70 to 83 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches
StationROCKPORT
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp45 to 63 F
Apr Temp63 to 77 F
Jul Temp78 to 90 F
Oct Temp65 to 82 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aransas Pass8,180$52,256
Corpus Christi320,050$61,522
Gregory2,058$58,750
Port Aransas3,861$63,689
Portland16,144$68,207

Ingleside Public Libraries

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

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Ingleside Public Schools

Blaschke/sheldon Elementary
2624 Mustang Dr
ZIP: 78362
(361) 776-3050
Middle
Total Enrollment 351
Gilbert J Mircovich Elementary
2720 Big Oak Ln
ZIP: 78362
(361) 776-1683
Primary
Total Enrollment 523
Ingleside H S
2807 Mustang Dr
ZIP: 78362
(361) 776-2712
High
Total Enrollment 650
Ingleside Primary School
2100 Achievement Blvd
ZIP: 78362
(361) 776-3060
Primary
Total Enrollment 424
Leon Taylor J H
2739 Mustang Dr
ZIP: 78362
(361) 776-2232
Middle
Total Enrollment 344
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