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Demographics

Total Population

15,232

Households

4,868

Median Age

39

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

6,380

Owner Occupied

3,380

Renter Occupied

1,488

Vacant

1,512

Median Home Value

$88,319


Average Home Value

$138,166

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2018

$45,228

2023

$50,035

Average Household

2018

$62,522

2023

$71,434

Per Capita

2018

$22,948

2023

$25,847

Cost of living

88.40%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

24 min.

Drive Alone

4,169

Carpooled

682

Public

6

Work At Home

128

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

5,154

Graduates

High School

2,769

Associates

633

Bachelor's

1,144

Graduate

340

Total Employed

5,863

Total Businesses

560

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

6

Employed

45

Mining

Businesses

13

Employed

214

Utilities

Businesses

3

Employed

87

Construction

Businesses

44

Employed

521

Manufacturing

Businesses

16

Employed

266

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

26

Employed

211

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.