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The City of Shiner had a population of 2,289 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Shiner is located at latitude 29.4337 and longitude -97.1736 in Lavaca County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shiner (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lavaca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 358 feet.

The City of Shiner (GNIS ID: 2411891) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Shiner is located within Shiner Division of Lavaca County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shiner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Shiner, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,289
Population in Households 2,218
Population in Familes 1,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 926
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 605
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 695 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 234 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $85,068
Average Home Value $114,229


Median Household Income $51,297
Average Household Income $64,228
Per Capita Income $26,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.63% 1.68%
Households 1.36% 1.63%
Families 1.39% 1.54%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Shiner, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shiner to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 669 62nd
Population Density1 # 780 56th
Diversity Index2 # 1099 37th
Median Household Income # 606 65th
Per Capita Income # 521 70th

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