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Shiner, Texas is the self-proclaimed “Cleanest Little City in Texas”.  Located in western Lavaca County at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90A and State Highway 95 – 127 miles from Houston, 90 miles from San Antonio and 50 miles from Victoria, Texas.  Settled by Czech and German immigrants this agricultural community produces dairy and beef cattle, cotton and corn and is home to the Spoetzl Brewery where they ship more than 6 million cases of custom-labeled Shiner Beer across the country each year.

City of Shiner
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Demographics

Total Population

2,289

Households

929

Median Age

46

Population Growth Rate

2%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

1,147

Owner Occupied

695

Renter Occupied

234

Vacant

218

Median Home Value

$85,068


Average Home Value

$114,229

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2016

$51,297

2021

$55,125

Average Household

2016

$64,228

2021

$68,986

Per Capita

2016

$26,779

2021

$28,644

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Average Commute Time

22 min.

Drive Alone

765

Carpooled

89

Public

4

Work At Home

29

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

928

Graduates

High School

614

Associates

120

Bachelor's

204

Graduate

51

Total Employed

1,068

Total Businesses

141

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

6

Employed

23

Manufacturing

Businesses

6

Employed

94

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

5

Employed

105

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

The Guadalupe Valley is Rich with Texas History

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Come and Take It 

 

Gonzales, TX is home to the infamous and historically significant “Come and Take It” cannon and flag. On October 2, 1835, the little cannon fired the first artillery shot for Texas Independence which led to the annexation of more land to the United States than all the shots fired during the American Revolution.