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The City of Post had a population of 5,037 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Post, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,037
Daytime Population: Workers 1,682
Daytime Population: Residents 2,524
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,206
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 3,325
Population in Familes 2,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,712
Population Density2 1,345
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $47,184
Average Household Income $60,374
Per Capita Income $20,960


Total Housing Units 1,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 813 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 429 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $73,605
Average Home Value $112,454


Total Households 1,242
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 874
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.89% -0.12%
Households 0.01% -0.15%
Families -0.05% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

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, 2017 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 # 401 77th
Population Density # 519 70th
Diversity Index # 340 81st
Median Household Income # 847 52nd
Per Capita Income # 1134 35th

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