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Demographics

Total Population

25,417

Households

10,386

Median Age

48

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

14,329

Owner Occupied

7,870

Renter Occupied

2,516

Vacant

3,943

Median Home Value

$165,855


Average Home Value

$215,756

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2018

$52,616

2023

$55,877

Average Household

2018

$71,229

2023

$81,609

Per Capita

2018

$29,412

2023

$33,587

Cost of living

100.40%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

23 min.

Drive Alone

9,536

Carpooled

1,059

Public

23

Work At Home

514

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

11,464

Graduates

High School

6,332

Associates

1,252

Bachelor's

2,265

Graduate

889

Total Employed

12,679

Total Businesses

1,174

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

39

Employed

89

Mining

Businesses

11

Employed

108

Utilities

Businesses

7

Employed

433

Construction

Businesses

74

Employed

406

Manufacturing

Businesses

37

Employed

718

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

55

Employed

904

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Small-Town Texas, Big-Time Bandwidth: GVEC Fiber Internet in Shiner

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Shiner, Texas is probably best known for the Spoetzl Brewery, Texas’s oldest independent brewery and home to world famous Shiner Bock Beer. Shiner also has a reputation as Texas’s “cleanest little city” and is known for its charm and character, along with its rich heritage. In October 2018, GVEC helped put Shiner “on the map” yet again by launching Fiber Internet, powered by the world’s fastest internet technology. With speeds of up to 1 Gbps, Fiber opens a whole new window onto the world for this hamlet of 2,069.