Post, Texas Population 2021

5,087
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Post is a city located in Garza County Texas. It is also the county seat of Garza County. With a 2020 population of 5,087, it is the 360th largest city in Texas and the 4717th largest city in the United States . Post is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -5.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,376 in 2010. Post reached it's highest population of 5,449 in 2011. Spanning over 4 miles, Post has a population density of 1,358 people per square mile.

The average household income in Post is $69,362 with a poverty rate of 23.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $71,600. The median age in Post is 39.2 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Post Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Post was:

  • White: 83.09%
  • Other race: 6.93%
  • Black or African American: 6.68%
  • Asian: 1.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Post, Texas is 5,087 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,129.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,376.

Post, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,31583.09%
Some Other Race3606.93%
Black or African American3476.68%
Asian1021.96%
Two or More Races531.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.31%
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Post Population by Race

Post Population Pyramid $2021

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Post Median Age

39.2


Total

38.9


Male

40.5


Female

Post Adults

There are 4,362 adults, (598 of whom are seniors) in Post.

Post Age Dependency

38

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Post Sex Ratio

Female

1,807

34.80%

Male

3,386

65.20%

Post Population by Age

Post Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Post Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married69.1%30.9%
Female68.6%31.4%
All67.3%32.7%
Non Family59.6%40.4%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Post Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1972.7867.3
Married6833.2769.1
Non Family2871.2359.6
Female2073.2868.6
Male203.2100

3.21

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Post Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,06027.72%
9th to 12th Grade55414.49%
High School Graduate1,12229.34%
Some College58015.17%
Associates Degree691.80%
Bachelors Degree3348.73%
Graduate Degree1052.75%
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Post Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Post Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,18981183
White1,3301,202332
Other Race30511720
Black24414413
Asian665311
2+ Races39397
Native American8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.96%.

Post Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,488$35,231$27,395
Less Than 9th Grade$14,171$14,466$
High School Graduate$27,228$40,038$19,821
Some College$30,774$36,912$28,717
Bachelors Degree$45,964$47,604$40,673
Graduate Degree$44,857$$44,321

$28,488

Average Earnings

$35,231

Average Male

$27,395

Average Female

Post Earnings by Educational Attainment

Post Language by Age

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Post Language

49.56% of Post residents speak only English, while 50.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.11% of the population.

Post Language

Post Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,33946834.95%
White1,6051569.72%
Black30215450.99%

23.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.90%

Male Poverty Rate

20.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Post

The race most likely to be in poverty in Post is Black, with 50.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Post is White, with 9.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.15%.

Post Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.53%
Some College13.96%
High School12.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

Post Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed16.65%
Female Employed9.04%

Post Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Post Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,475$69,362
Families$62,500$83,159
Married Families$70,188-
Non Families$14,178$24,743
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Income by Household Type

Post Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

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Post Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Post Marital Status by Race

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93

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War22
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War17
World War II9
Korea9

Post Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+39
65 to 7425
35 to 5423
18 to 346
55 to 64

Post Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White932.60%
Hispanic110.44%

Post Veterans by Race

Post Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Post Veterans by Education

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35.1%

Labor Force Participation

34%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Post Employment by Age

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Post Employment by Race

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Post Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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45.14%

Born in Post

60.39%

Native Born

39.61%

Foreign Born

37.38%

Non Citizen

2.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.39% of Post residents were born in the United States, with 45.14% having been born in Texas. 37.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Post Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,087-14-0.27%
20205,101-14-0.27%
20195,115-14-0.27%
20185,129-250-4.65%
20175,3792635.14%
20165,116-201-3.78%
20155,317-22-0.41%
20145,339290.55%
20135,310-31-0.58%
20125,341-108-1.98%
20115,449651.21%
20105,3841,6763.80%
20003,708-60-0.16%
19903,768-193-0.50%
19803,9611070.27%
19703,854-809-1.89%
19604,6631,5224.03%
19503,1410.00%

Post Population by Year