Post, Texas Population 2022

4,672
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Post is a city located in Garza County Texas. Post has a 2020 population of 4,672. It is also the county seat of Garza County. Post is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,790 in 2010.

The average household income in Post is $69,362 with a poverty rate of 26.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $66,800. 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 Postwas:

  • White: 71.81%
  • Black or African American: 11.32%
  • Other race: 7.46%
  • Two or more races: 7.30%
  • Asian: 1.80%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Post, Texas is 4,672 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,790.

Post, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,59271.81%
Black or African American56611.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.32%
Asian901.80%
Some Other Race3737.46%
Two or More Races3657.30%
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Post Population by Race

Post Population Pyramid 2022

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Post Median Age

41


Total

40.7


Male

42.5


Female

Post Adults

There are 4,230 adults, (709 of whom are seniors) in Post.

Post Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Post Sex Ratio

Female

1,725

34.49%

Male

3,277

65.51%

Post Population by Age

Post Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Post Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married65%35%
All61%39%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female52.8%47.2%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Post Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2782.5861
Married6653.2665
Male152.6100
Female2312.8652.8
Non Family3671.1857.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Post Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade84323.50%
9th to 12th Grade52114.52%
High School Graduate1,11231.00%
Some College66118.43%
Associates Degree641.78%
Bachelors Degree2737.61%
Graduate Degree1133.15%
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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
White1,1951,128273
Asian63489
Other Race29417619
2+ Races27412114
Black26018312
Hispanic2,07586492
Native American8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.85%.

Post Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,152$35,299$28,929
Less Than 9th Grade$13,234$13,968$2,500
High School Graduate$31,667$41,852$25,875
Some College$32,353$39,531$30,441
Bachelors Degree$40,625$48,092$32,188
Graduate Degree$45,583$68,182$

$30,152

Average Earnings

$35,299

Average Male

$28,929

Average Female

Post Earnings by Educational Attainment

Post Language by Age

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Post Language

54.62% of Post residents speak only English, while 45.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.45% of the population.

Post Language

Post Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black52324546.85%
Hispanic1,25545636.33%
White1,45218212.53%
OtherNaN%

26.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.97%

Male Poverty Rate

22.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Post

The race most likely to be in poverty in Post is Black, with 46.85% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.47%.

Post Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.47%
High School12.15%
Some College10.97%
Bachelors or Greater13.67%

Post Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed25.79%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed12.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Post Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Post Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,942$52,365
Families$64,028$63,276
Married Families$75,791-
Non Families$14,375$23,420
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Income by Household Type

Post Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Post Married by Age and Sex

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Post Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Post Marital Status by Race

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214

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War89
First Gulf War113
Vietnam21
Korea24
World War II9

Post Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 5467
55 to 6455
65 to 7418
75+52

Post Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1183.87%
Black9622.48%
Hispanic261.11%

Post Veterans by Race

Post Veterans by Education

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7.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Post Veterans by Education

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31%

Labor Force Participation

29.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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49.58%

Born in Post

63.95%

Native Born

36.05%

Foreign Born

33.93%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.95% of Post residents were born in the United States, with 49.58% having been born in Texas. 33.93% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19503,1410.00%
19604,6631,5224.03%
19703,854-809-1.89%
19803,9611070.27%
19903,768-193-0.50%
20003,708-60-0.16%
20105,3761,6683.78%
20115,317-59-1.10%
20125,258-59-1.11%
20135,199-59-1.12%
20145,140-59-1.13%
20155,081-59-1.15%
20165,022-59-1.16%
20174,963-59-1.17%
20184,904-59-1.19%
20194,845-59-1.20%
20204,790-55-1.14%
20214,731-59-1.23%
20224,672-59-1.25%

Post Population by Year