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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

2017

$51,297

2022

$55,125

Average Household

2017

$64,228

2022

$68,986

Per Capita

2017

$26,779

2022

$28,644

Cost of living

88.40%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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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

Serving Up Sweet and Spicy in the Guadalupe Valley

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Adams Extract made the Red Velvet Cake a household name across America in the 1920’s when it first served consumers its red dye for this infamous recipe. In the 1950’s, they had another first introducing the 4-pack of food coloring. After 125 years, this major manufacturer operates out of a 90,000 square foot facility in Gonzales, TX and continues to serve up sweet and spicy goodness to families under over 13 brand names.