Shiner, TX Population

Population: 2,070. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,019 (-2.5% change)
Males: 926 (44.7%), Females: 1,144 (55.3%)

Lavaca County

Zip code: 77984

Median resident age: 44.7 years
Median household income: $28,205
Median house value: $49,600

Races in Shiner:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.2%)
  • Black (10.9%)
  • Hispanic (6.1%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Czech (30.4%), German (20.0%), United States (7.0%), English (6.3%), Irish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Elevation: 368 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shiner

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shiner city

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-0.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shiner:

  • YOAKUM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; YOAKUM, TX)
  • GONZALES WARM SPRINGS REHAB HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; GONZALES, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; GONZALES, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shiner:

  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 62 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 90 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shiner:

  • YOAKUM MUNI (about 10 miles; YOAKUM, TX; Abbreviation: T85)
  • HALLETTSVILLE MUNI (about 16 miles; HALLETTSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 34R)
  • GONZALES MUNI (about 21 miles; GONZALES, TX; Abbreviation: T20)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shiner:

  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 45 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 71 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 75 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 76 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)

Schools

Public high school in Shiner:

  • SHINER H S (Students: 243; Location: 216 W 13TH ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high school in Shiner:

  • ST PAUL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: P O BOX 725; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Shiner:

  • SHINER EL (Students: 276; Location: 216 W 13TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Shiner:

  • ST LUDMILA ELEMENTARY (Students: 195; Location: PO BOX 725 424 ST LUDMILA; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Shiner:

  • SHINER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,862; Location: 115 E WOLTERS 2ND ST; 9,925 books; 233 audio materials; 701 video materials; 55 serial subscriptions)