79356 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Post, TX (0.51%)
Counties: Garza County, TX (81.99%), Crosby County, TX (11.83%), Lynn County, TX (6.17%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 6,157
Zip code population in 2010: 6,363
Zip code population in 2000: 4,896

Houses and condos: 1,845
Renter-occupied apartments: 379
% of renters here:

25%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 79356: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 743.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.1% ($727)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $889 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $542 (0.9%)

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Males: 3,793  (61.6%)
Females: 2,364  (38.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 79356:

For population 15 years and over in 79356:

Zip code 79356 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79356

  • Zip code 79356 races chart
    • 2,878White population
    • 386Black population
    • 27American Indian population
    • 8Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 25Two or more races population
    • 3,035Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 4,158
Rural population: 1,998

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $68,200
79356:

$68,200
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in 79356 zip code as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79356 to the number of sex offenders is 310 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.4 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79356, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $76,216 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$76,216
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $39,159 (reported on 86.7% of returns)
Here:

$39,159
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.9% for AGIs below $25k, 86.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,241 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,241
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,525 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$7,525
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$61,214 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

+$61,214
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$19,897 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$19,897
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,777 (reported on 7.2% of returns)
79356:

$8,777
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $24,764 (9% of AGI, reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

$24,764
State:

$24,724

Here:

9.2% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $11,381 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$11,381
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $3,543 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
79356:

$3,543
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,292 (reported on 28.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,292
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79356, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,518 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,518
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $26,910 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$26,910
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 140.5% for AGIs below $10k, 81.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,045 (reported on 27.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,045
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,031 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$5,031
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$18,446 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

+$18,446
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,343 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

+$20,343
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 23.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,679 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
79356:

$3,679
Texas:

$3,120

Total itemized deductions: $17,200 (17% of AGI, reported on 10.1% of returns)
Here:

$17,200
State:

$19,631

Here:

16.7% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $8,669 (8% of AGI, reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$8,669
State:

$4,753

Here:

7.8% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,233 (reported on 63.3% of returns)
79356:

$7,233
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 24.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,906 (reported on 27.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,906
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.8%
Here:

64%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 57.4% for AGIs below $10k, 68.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 92.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$47,627
Texas:

$51,704
Post, TX (79356) map Nearest zip codes: 79330, 79357, 79364, 79322, 79517, 79343.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.8%
Texas:

55.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.2%
Texas:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 186
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,329


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 30 (30 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 954 (492 now married, 462 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79356 with a mortgage: 412 (1 second mortgage)
Houses without a mortgage: 724

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $785
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S300

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

16.0%
Whole state:

17.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

11.8%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 79356: Center Windmill (A), Cottonwood Windmill (B), Cross H Ranch (C), Dick Woods Windmill (D), Dutchman Windmill (E), George Windmill (F), Gordon (G), Grassland (H), Holly Windmill (I), Horseshoe Windmill (J), Kirkpatrick Ranch (K), McCrary Ranch (L), Red Tower Windmill (M), Schoolhouse Windmill (N), Slicknasty Windmill (O), Swenson Ranch (P), U Lazy S Ranch (Q), Bird Ranch (R), Camp Post (S), Hutchinson County Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 79356 include: Presbyterian Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Church of God of Prophecy (C), Central Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Terrace Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoirs: Rood Tank (A), Rock Tank (B), Pit Tank (C), Pipe Tank (D), Kelly Tank (E), Frog Tank (F), Field Tank (G), Crowley Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Turkey Creek (A), McDonald Creek (B), Salt Creek (C), Middle Creek (D), Chimney Creek (E), Slicknasty Creek (F), South Dokegood Creek (G), Stink Creek (H), Sand Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 1622000 to 2009
  • 1971990 to 1999
  • 1881980 to 1989
  • 1801970 to 1979
  • 1741960 to 1969
  • 6241950 to 1959
  • 1691940 to 1949
  • 1511939 or earlier

Zip code 79356 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Post, TX (79356)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 3352 bedrooms
  • 6673 bedrooms
  • 1094 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Post, TX (79356)

  • 10no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 602 bedrooms
  • 2083 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Post, TX (79356) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 15no vehicle
  • 3701 vehicle
  • 4202 vehicles
  • 2083 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Post, TX (79356) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 45no vehicle
  • 2451 vehicle
  • 712 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $544.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $68,200
79356:

$68,200
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,000 - $113,500

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 1.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 83.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,830

Size of family households: 490 2-persons, 175 3-persons, 197 4-persons, 180 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 407 1-person, 51 2-persons

672 married couples with children.
333 single-parent households (7 men, 326 women).

47.1% of residents of 79356 zip code speak English at home.
51.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (21% very well, 27% well, 36% not well, 17% not at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% very well, 45% well, 3% not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (65% very well, 35% well).

Foreign born population: 2,521 (40.9%)
(7.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

40.9%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 83%Mexico
  • 4%Jamaica
  • 3%Nicaragua
  • 2%Colombia
  • 2%Dominican Republic
  • 1%England
  • 1%Guatemala

Most common first ancestries reported in 79356 (%)

  • 61%Other groups
  • 6%Irish
  • 6%American
  • 4%English
  • 3%German
  • 1%Jamaican
  • 1%French (except Basque)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1822010 or later
  • 5942000 to 2009
  • 7451990 to 1999
  • 1,038Before 1990

Zip code 79356 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 79356 marital status for males
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Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 52%Utility gas
  • 36%Electricity
  • 10%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 5,143. Population change in the 1990s: -247 (-4.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


59% of the 79356 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

74% of the 79356 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 64,500Transportation occupations
  • 56,250Production occupations
  • 53,807Management occupations
  • 48,614Material moving occupations
  • 44,375Business and financial operations occupations
  • 44,375Construction and extraction occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters 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
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters 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)

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 79356 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 zip code 79356 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
Businesses in zip code 79356
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
McDonald's1True Value1

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