Financial Transparency

The City of Shenandoah is committed to providing clear and meaningful financial information not only by posting financial documents, but also through summaries, visualizations, downloadable data and explanations of city processes. The city is participating in the State of Texas Transparency Star program, recognizing governments for going above and beyond in transparency efforts. We participate to ensure full transparency is available to the public.               

Finance Summary

For the most recently completed fiscal year from October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. The city had 50 full-time equivalent positions in the most recently completed fiscal year. The Per Capita is a 2016 population estimate of 2,876.  This information was found by the United States Census Bureau.

Tax TypeAnnual TotalPer Capita
Expenditures$12,898,506$4,484.88
Revenues$15,360,019$5,340.76
Property Tax Revenue$1,995,541$693.86
Sales Tax Revenue$6,732,269$2,340.84


Transparency Star - Traditional Finances

Revenues Per Capita Expenditures Per Capita Per Fiscal Year






Sales Tax

Sales tax is the highest contribution to the city’s revenue. This is heavily influenced due to our very commercially dense location and smaller population.  

Inflation Adjusted Tax Supported Debt Per Capita, Fiscal Year 2014 to 2018






Property Tax

Property tax is the second highest contribution to the city’s revenue. The city’s property tax rate was $0.1799 per $100 valuation for 2018. The tax rate has continued to decrease every year since 2010.