For population 25 years and over in Shiner:
For population 15 years and over in Shiner city:
28 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,161 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (43.8 miles , pop. 60,603).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (69.3 miles , pop. 656,562).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (80.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Yoakum, TX (3.1 miles ), Moulton, TX (3.2 miles ), Hallettsville, TX (3.7 miles ), Gonzales, TX (4.2 miles ), Flatonia, TX (4.3 miles ), Waelder, TX (4.4 miles ), Schulenburg, TX (4.8 miles ), Cuero, TX (4.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 29.43 N, Longitude: 97.17 W
Area code: 361
Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-0.2%).
Work and jobs in Shiner: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Shiner, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shiner-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Shiner city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 9/20/1967, a category F3 tornado 19.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Shiner-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Shiner center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lavaca County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ross Youngs - Baseball player, Jeremy Fikac - Baseball player, Vic Roznovsky - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 6.9%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Black residents, 40.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Shiner compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Shiner (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Shiner (based on Lavaca County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 98.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Shiner government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,589 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,850 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Shiner fatal accident list:
Oct 20, 2001 10:55 AM, Sr-95, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 1987 06:22 PM, 90a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1976 01:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shiner)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shiner)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Shiner, TX
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.