Ingleside is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 10,302 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ingleside is the 233rd largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ingleside is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.62% of the Ingleside workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ingleside is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ingleside who work in office and administrative support (11.51%), sales jobs (10.45%), and food service (7.11%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ingleside has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ingleside has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ingleside than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ingleside may be for you.
One of the nice things about Ingleside is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The percentage of adults in Ingleside with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.33% of adults in Ingleside have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ingleside in 2010 was $24,968, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,872 for a family of four. However, Ingleside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ingleside is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ingleside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ingleside residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ingleside also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 44.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ingleside include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and French.
The most common language spoken in Ingleside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.