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People

Total Population 5,218
Male Share of the Population 67.8%
Female Share of the Population 32.2%
Senior Citizens 8.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,263
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,843
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,774
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,051

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,263
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.2%
Median Gross Rent $713
Median House Value $71,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 69.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Post Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SE of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 237 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Garza
Standard Zip Codes 79356
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.19
Longitude -101.377

Post Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POST
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches
Station GAIL
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 19.6 inches
Station LAMESA 1 SSE
Distance 46.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 54 F
Apr Temp 44 to 76 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 77 F
Annual Precip 19 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Post, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Justiceburg (79330)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Post Public Libraries

Library
Post Public Library
105 E MAIN ST
Post, Texas
(806) 495-2149

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Post High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

POST H S
200 W 6TH
806-495-2770
Serves 292 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

GARZA CO DETENTION & RESIDENT FACI
501 S AVE K
806-495-0445
A Non-traditional School
Serves 32 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.4

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