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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 2011: 6,272
Zip code population in 2010: 6,363
Zip code population in 2000: 4,896




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Houses and condos: 1,944
Renter-occupied apartments: 514
% of renters here:

32%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 79356: 76.4 (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).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.1% ($671)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,455)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $923 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $469 (0.8%)

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Males: 4,025  (64.2%)
Females: 2,247  (35.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 79356:

  • High school or higher: 62.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79356:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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Urban population: 4,236
Rural population: 2,035

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $59,600
79356:

$59,600
Texas:

$127,700



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in 79356 zip code as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79356 to the number of sex offenders is 344 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.4 years
Texas median age:

33.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$43,494
Texas:

$49,392

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Nearest zip codes: 79330, 79357, 79364, 79322, 79517, 79343.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.1%
Texas:

56.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.7%
Texas:

5.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 251
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,362


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 18 (18 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 903 (469 now married, 434 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79356 with a mortgage: 427 (1 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 672

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $712
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $296

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

22.3%
Whole state:

18.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

11.3%
Whole state:

10.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.1


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Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages:

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

  • 2005 or later: 60
  • 2000 to 2004: 95
  • 1990 to 1999: 159
  • 1980 to 1989: 167
  • 1970 to 1979: 277
  • 1960 to 1969: 224
  • 1950 to 1959: 606
  • 1940 to 1949: 181
  • 1939 or earlier: 175


Zip code 79356 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 79356
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 35
  • 2 bedrooms: 293
  • 3 bedrooms: 668
  • 4 bedrooms: 85
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 83
  • 2 bedrooms: 119
  • 3 bedrooms: 238
  • 4 bedrooms: 72
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in 79356 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 367
  • 2 vehicles: 457
  • 3 vehicles: 148
  • 4 vehicles: 85
  • 5+ vehicles: 34
  • no vehicle: 45
  • 1 vehicle: 348
  • 2 vehicles: 89
  • 3 vehicles: 32
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 79356 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 79356 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 79356:

  • Less than $10,000: 19
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 49
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 50
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 52
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 100
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 109
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 30
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 73
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 70
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 99
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 67
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 66
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 19
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 108
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 20
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 45
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 22
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 79
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 21
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1

 



79356 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 79356:

  • $100 to $149: 70
  • $150 to $199: 34
  • $200 to $249: 19
  • $250 to $299: 70
  • $300 to $349: 63
  • $350 to $399: 36
  • $400 to $449: 38
  • $450 to $499: 63
  • $500 to $549: 35
  • $650 to $699: 9
  • $700 to $749: 7
  • No cash rent: 70
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $442.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $66,510
  • Black or African American householders: $32,967
  • Some other race householders: $39,589
  • Two or more races householders: $79,178
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $40,741

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $59,600
79356:

$59,600
Texas:

$127,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,200 - $104,900

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $119,166
Here:

$119,166
State:

$180,018

Mobile homes: $102,157
Here:

$102,157
State:

$61,883

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,541
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 204
  • 3 or 4: 7
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 151

Unemployment: 2.1%
79356 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,350 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 173 (10%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 39 (2%)
  • Other means: 40 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 67 (4%)
 

79356 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 516
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 476
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 153
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 67
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 37
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 29
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 55
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 163
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 83
  • 90 or more minutes: 14
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,968
  • In family households: 3,447 (540 male householders, 570 female householders)
    725 spouses, 1,370 children (1,249 natural, 9 adopted, 113 stepchildren), 86 grandchildren, 33 brothers or sisters, 44 parents, 36 other relatives, 43 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 521 (233 male householders (205 living alone)), 270 female householders (270 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,304 (469 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 488 2-persons, 215 3-persons, 191 4-persons, 201 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 475 1-person, 28 2-persons

670 married couples with children.
457 single-parent households (132 men, 325 women).

50.2% of residents of 79356 zip code speak English at home.
48.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (19% very well, 35% well, 37% not well, 9% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2,390 (38.1%)
(6.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

38.1%
Whole state:

16.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (83%)
  • Nicaragua (4%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • Bahamas (2%)
  • Dominican Republic (2%)
  • Nigeria (1%)
  • Colombia (1%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 633
  • 1990 to 1999: 689
  • 1980 to 1989: 690
  • Before 1980: 386

Races in zip code 79356:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 79356 (%):



  • Other groups (66%)
  • American (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Jamaican (1%)
  • Haitian (1%)


Zip code 79356 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY (405 MI E L436340 in POST, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AMERICAN TEL & TEL CO LONG LINES
  • AFCO NO 10114 (201 N BROADWAY in POST, TX)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MICOR ENERGY LLC DBA AFCO (CONTACT/OWNER)


Zip code 79356 marital status for males
Zip code 79356 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

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

  • This state: 3,624
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 22
  • South: 67
  • West: 149

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.

72% of the 79356 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% 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):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

2.5%
Texas:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

11.9%
Texas:

15.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Management occupations: 55,156
  • Production occupations: 50,938
  • Transportation occupations: 50,000
  • Material moving occupations: 47,847
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 46,484
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 43,393

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • MILLER'S WELDING & CONSTRUCTIO (CLAIREMONT HWY in POST, TX; small business)
    $6,000 with Agricultural Research Service (disused code) for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2001-07-15. Completion date: 2001-08-15.

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

  • Mining: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 3, 5-9: 2)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (20-49: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses) (20-49: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 2, 1-4: 4)

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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 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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