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Post, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Post had a population of 5,294 as of July 1, 2016. Post ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Post is located at latitude 33.1909 and longitude -101.3815 in Garza County. The formal boundaries for the City of Post (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Garza County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,605 feet.

The City of Post (GNIS ID: 2411474) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Post is located within Post East Division of Garza County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Post population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Post, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,294
Population in Households 3,300
Population in Familes 2,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,994
Population Density1 1,414
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 1,248
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 877
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 813 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $66,304
Average Home Value $107,380


Median Household Income $44,923
Average Household Income $56,137
Per Capita Income $19,945
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.09%
Households 0.09% 0.02%
Families 0.0% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Post, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Post to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 386 78th
Population Density1 # 486 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 351 80th
Median Household Income # 846 52nd
Per Capita Income # 1143 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.