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 10,242 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%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ingleside has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ingleside a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Ingleside rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.33% of adults 25 and older in Ingleside have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
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.