Our Counties

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Demographics

Total Population

95,435

Households

35,018

Median Age

37

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

38,371

Owner Occupied

22,200

Renter Occupied

12,818

Vacant

3,353

Median Home Value

$125,803


Average Home Value

$167,108

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2018

$53,406

2023

$58,179

Average Household

2018

$72,490

2023

$82,298

Per Capita

2018

$27,297

2023

$30,768

Cost of living

94.10%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

20 min.

Drive Alone

33,251

Carpooled

5,156

Public

361

Work At Home

1,297

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

40,806

Graduates

High School

16,548

Associates

5,730

Bachelor's

8,442

Graduate

3,687

Total Employed

43,480

Total Businesses

3,610

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

15

Employed

38

Mining

Businesses

39

Employed

514

Utilities

Businesses

18

Employed

404

Construction

Businesses

345

Employed

3,924

Manufacturing

Businesses

113

Employed

1,551

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

182

Employed

2,289

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.