San Patricio County is home to the largest manufacturing sector in the Coastal Bend. The construction sector is the leading private employer and supports the development and maintenance of heavy manufacturing.
With several large-scale industrial sites under construction, temporary and permanent employment will continue to expand in years to come. Available work in San Pat County is expected to be a stimulus to the metro area economy. Businesses in support activities for oil and gas exploration continue to expand their employment within the county.
The county also has excellent school districts; being a neighbor to the city of Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University, Del mar college, and the Craft Training Center provides a well-educated workforce available to appease any incoming company.