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 9,695 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ingleside is the 233rd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ingleside is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ingleside is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ingleside who work in office and administrative support (13.28%), sales jobs (8.85%), and teaching (6.71%).
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 citizens of Ingleside are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.23% of adults in Ingleside have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Ingleside in 2010 was $23,184, 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 $92,736 for a family of four. However, Ingleside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 45.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ingleside include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Ingleside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.