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Population in 2017: 5,432 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +46.5%
Males: 3,545  (65.3%)
Females: 1,887  (34.7%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79356.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,122 (it was $25,034 in 2000)
Post:

$37,122
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,726 (it was $11,113 in 2000)

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,345 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Post:

$80,345
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $84,970; detached houses: $86,719; mobile homes: $60,913

Median gross rent in 2017: $786.

March 2019 cost of living index in Post: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Post, TX (2010)
    • 2,77551.6%Hispanic
    • 2,17740.5%White alone
    • 3696.9%Black alone
    • 230.4%American Indian alone
    • 210.4%Two or more races
    • 70.1%Asian alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

Races in Post detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Post, Texas as of June 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Post is 252 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (5.6%), English (4.8%), Irish (2.4%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2613 feet

Land area: 3.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,448 people per square mile   (low).

Post, Texas map

2,491 residents are foreign born (42.8% Latin America).

This city:

44.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,342 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $633 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (38.6 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (236.9 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (267.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Wilson, TX (4.7 miles ),
Slaton, TX (4.8 miles ),
Tahoka, TX (4.9 miles ),
Ransom Canyon, TX (5.4 miles ),
Gail, TX (5.4 miles ),
Buffalo Springs, TX (5.5 miles ),
O'Donnell, TX (5.5 miles ),
New Home, TX (5.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.19 N, Longitude: 101.38 W

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Post, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Post, TX in 2017
Post satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $192,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $21,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $161,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $25,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Post, TX residents
Average permit cost in Post, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Post, TX
Historical housing units in Post, TX
Most common industries in Post, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (18.4%)
  • Public administration (14.1%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Utilities (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.3%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Post, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Extraction workers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Extraction workers (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)

Average climate in Post, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Post-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Post city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Post-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from Post center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from Post center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 232.1 miles away from Post center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.7 miles away from Post center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 321.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garza County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Post topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Post:

  • GARZA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 608 W 6TH ST)
  • GOLDEN PLAINS CARE CENTER (605 W 7TH ST)
  • TWIN CEDAR NURSING FACI (107 WEST 7TH STREET)

Airports located in Post:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Post:

  • Texas Tech University (about 40 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 41 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • South Plains College (about 63 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Howard College (about 66 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 72 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Midland College (about 91 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 106 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)

Public high schools in Post:

  • POST H S (Location: 307 W 4TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • GARZA COUNTY REGIONAL JUVENILE CENTER (Location: 800 N AVE F, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Post:

  • POST EL (Students: 386, Location: 200 W 6TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • POST MIDDLE (Students: 171, Location: 405 W 8TH, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Post

Library in Post:

  • POST PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,355; Location: 105 E MAIN ST; 10,540 books; 453 audio materials; 90 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Post: Post Volunteer Fire Department (A), Garza County Historical Museum (B), Post - Garza County Emergency Medical Services (C), Old Algerita Hotel (D), Old Post Sanitarium (E), O S Ranch Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Post include: Presbyterian Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Church of God of Prophecy (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Post Inn (1011 North Broadway), Budget Inn of Post (212 South Broadway Street).

Birthplace of: Garvin Beauchamp - Football coach.

Garza County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Post and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE ALAN HENRY BOAT & RV PARK (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Post in 2010:

  • 1,920 people in federal prisons
  • 75 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 61 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Post in 2000:

  • 351 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Post (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Post Branch at 216 West Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Citizens Bank: Post Branch at 210 North Broadway, branch established on 1993/10/06. Info updated 2008/04/17: Bank assets: $303.9 mil, Deposits: $279.1 mil, headquarters in Slaton, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lubco Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Post:

Marital status in Post, TX
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Post:

  • High school or higher: 50.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.8
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Post
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Religion statistics for Post, TX (based on Garza County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,83714
Mainline Protestant5494
Catholic4081
None3,667-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Garza County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Garza County:

10.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

10.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Garza County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Garza County:

16.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Post:

46.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Post:

43.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Post:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Post:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Post:

31.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Post:

52.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Post:

78.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Post, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3$6,501$26,0040$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,879$27,5160$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,642$30,5680$0
Financial Administration 2$8,909$53,4540$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,928$23,5680$0
Local Libraries 1$2,692$32,3040$0
Sewerage 1$2,515$30,1800$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$5,338
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,213
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,733
Totals for Government 15$39,066$31,25310$8,284

Post government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,108,000 ($203.98)
    Financial Administration: $453,000 ($83.39)
    Sewerage: $360,000 ($66.27)
    Police Protection: $350,000 ($64.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000 ($53.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($35.16)
    Regular Highways: $170,000 ($31.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $164,000 ($30.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $115,000 ($21.17)
    Libraries: $82,000 ($15.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $44,000 ($8.10)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($1.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($10.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $515,000 ($94.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $139,000 ($25.59)

Post government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $463,000 ($85.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $419,000 ($77.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($2.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $451,000 ($83.03)
    Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($23.20)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($5.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,679,000 ($309.09)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,012,000 ($186.30)
    Property: $737,000 ($135.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $269,000 ($49.52)
    Other Selective Sales: $97,000 ($17.86)

Post government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,866,000 ($1263.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,136,000 ($1129.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $730,000 ($134.39)

Post government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,414,000 ($812.59)
Businesses in Post, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
McDonald's1True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Post:

  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRFE (580 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: KRFE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Post:

  • KOFR (107.3 FM; POST, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KSNY-FM (101.5 FM; SNYDER, TX; Owner: SNYDER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFMX-FM (94.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLL-FM (96.3 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQBR (99.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZII-FM (102.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Post:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KCBD (Channel 11; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJTV-CA (Channel 32; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KXTQ-LP (Channel 46; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K48GB (Channel 48; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT-LP (Channel 14; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT (Channel 22; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
Post fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Post fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.5mTotal length
  • 67,520Total average daily traffic
  • 18,423Total average daily truck traffic
  • 94,560Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Post, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Post, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Post)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 156 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Post, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Post)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Post)
Most common first names in Post, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4671.4 years
William3876.1 years
John3276.7 years
Mary3278.6 years
Willie1785.0 years
George1674.2 years
Ruby1481.0 years
Charles1472.3 years
Robert1470.9 years
Thomas1475.0 years
Most common last names in Post, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2978.3 years
Smith2378.6 years
Jones1678.2 years
Brown1381.5 years
Davis1282.1 years
Warren1275.5 years
Moore1279.7 years
Morris1276.6 years
Mathis1181.3 years
Thomas1179.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Post, TX
  • 70.7%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Post, TX
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Electricity
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%No fuel used


Post compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Post on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
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