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Considerably Lower Cost of Living Makes Ingleside A GREAT Choice!
Based on the median income for San Patricio County, a person earning $39,000 per year in Ingleside has the same buying power as someone earning $44,559 in Houston. Essentially, it costs 14 percent more to live in the Houston area than it does to live in Ingleside.
A resident of the Austin area would have to earn 28 percent more, or 49,961 per year to match the purchasing power of $ 39,000 in Ingleside.
Living in Dallas would cost 24 percent more than living in Ingleside.
Source: Texas In Focus: South Texas, August 2008 edition
Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts