Tynan, Texas

According to campingship.com, Tynan, Texas is a small city located in San Patricio County. It is situated near the Gulf of Mexico, which provides a humid subtropical climate with an average temperature of 75-85 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The city has a rich history that dates back to the early 1800s when it was first established as a trading post. Over time, Tynan has grown into a thriving community with its own distinct culture, economy, and politics.

The economy of Tynan is largely based on agriculture and tourism. There are numerous farms that produce corn and cotton as well as cattle ranches. Additionally, there are several restaurants and boutiques that cater to tourists who come to enjoy the city’s natural beauty and unique atmosphere.

Tynan is served by two school districts: Tynan Independent School District (TISD) and Sinton Independent School District (SISD). Both districts offer quality education for students in grades K-12. In addition to traditional public schools, there are also several private schools in the area.

Tynan is home to many landmarks that make it unique such as the historic Tynan Courthouse Square which features an old jailhouse, courthouse, and jailer’s house from 1887; the historic St. Paul’s Catholic Church which was built in 1876; and the Old City Hall building which was built in 1903 and now serves as a museum of local history. Other attractions include Lake Corpus Christi State Park where visitors can enjoy fishing, camping, hiking, swimming and more; The San Patricio County Fairgrounds where visitors can experience local events such as rodeos; The Tynan Memorial Park which features playgrounds for children; And The Texas Wild Horse Sanctuary where visitors can observe wild horses roaming free on acres of open land.

Population: 301
Males: 156 (51.8%), Females: 145 (48.2%)

Bee County

Zip code: 78391

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $11,250
Median house value: $42,500

Races in Tynan:

  • Hispanic (78.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (20.9%)
  • Other race (16.3%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (5.6%), United States (2.7%), Polish (2.3%), Scottish (1.7%), Czech (1.3%).

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Tynan, Texas


Tynan, Texas is a small rural town with a population of about 500 people. The majority of the population is White (94.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (3.4%), African American (1.2%), and Asian (0.5%). The median age in the town is 34 years old, with 31% of the population under 18 years old and only 5% being over 65 years old. The median household income in Tynan is $47,455, which is slightly lower than the national average of $55,322. The unemployment rate in Tynan sits at 3%, which is lower than both the national and state averages. Despite its size, Tynan has seen some economic growth over the past few years due to its proximity to San Antonio and Corpus Christi. This growth has resulted in an increase in local businesses such as restaurants, shops, and services that have created new jobs for residents of the town. Furthermore, education levels are high in Tynan with 95% of residents having at least a high school diploma or equivalent degree compared to 87% nationally. There are also several higher education institutions within driving distance for those who wish to pursue a college degree or certificate program.

For population 25 years and over in Tynan

  • High school or higher: 30.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tynan CDP

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 8.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 1.8%

1.7% Foreign born


Hospitals/medical centers near Tynan:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tynan:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 33 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 75 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 101 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SKF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Tynan:

  • BEEVILLE MUNI (about 13 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 3R0)
  • SAN PATRICIO COUNTY (about 19 miles; SINTON, TX; Abbreviation: T69)
  • LIVE OAK COUNTY (about 27 miles; GEORGE WEST, TX; Abbreviation: 8T6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tynan:

  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 18 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 37 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 43 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 47 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 69 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 97 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,623)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 99 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,778)