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Shiner, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Shiner had a population of 2,159 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Shiner, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,159
Daytime Population: Workers 996
Daytime Population: Residents 1,239
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,235
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 2,088
Population in Familes 1,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 873
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $52,021
Average Household Income $65,123
Per Capita Income $27,338


Total Housing Units 1,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 662 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 221 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $86,723
Average Home Value $117,879


Total Households 883
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 574
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.9%
Households 0.46% 0.82%
Families 0.47% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

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, 2017 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 # 685 61st
Population Density # 810 54th
Diversity Index # 1081 38th
Median Household Income # 652 63rd
Per Capita Income # 565 68th

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