Ingleside is located 18 miles northeast of Corpus Christi, in San Patricio County. The city experienced unprecedented growth due to: the U.S. Navy's choice of Ingleside as a Homeport to Naval Station Ingleside, the Mine Warfare Center of Excellence, industry expansions, the increased popularity of "ecotourism", such as the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail; the growing retirement community; and people relocating to raise their families in a leisurely paced community with an abundance of nature and waterway resources. According to recent Bureau of Census population estimates, San Patricio County is the second-fastest growing community in the Coastal Bend. Out of Texas' 254 counties, it ranks 43rd in terms of growth. Ingleside continues to be the fastest growing community in the county. Approximately 6 million tourist visit the Coastal Bend each year. Peak tourist month are June and July with an average stay of two days, but thanks to the sunny climate, visitors pass through all year long.
January Mean Minimum: 58 Degrees F
July Mean Maximum: 84 Degrees F
Average: 72 Degrees F
Wettest Month: September - Average Rainfall 6"
Driest Month: December - Average Rainfall 2"
Annual Rainfall: Average 30"
Area & Geography
There are 22,093 households out of which 41.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% are married couples living together, 12.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.00% are non-families. 18.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.97 and the average family size is 3.40. There are 67,138 people, 22,093 households, and 17,232 families residing in the county. The population density is 37/km² (97/mi²). There are 24,864 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (36/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 76.76% White, 2.81% Black or African American, 0.70% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 15.94% from other races, and 3.05% from two or more races. 49.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
The population of Ingleside for previous years:
1990 - 5,696
1998 - 7,664
2000 - 9,388
2010 - 9,447
2013 - 9,557
2014 - 9,388
U.S. Census Bureau - City of Ingleside Fact Sheet