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Borger, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Borger had a population of 13,461 as of July 1, 2016. Borger ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Borger is located at latitude 35.6594 and longitude -101.4024 in Hutchinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Borger (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hutchinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,077 feet.

The City of Borger (GNIS ID: 2409881) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Borger is located within Borger Division of Hutchinson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Borger population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Borger, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,461
Population in Households 13,398
Population in Familes 10,981
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 1,532
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 5,391
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,593
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,563 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,734 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,658 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,172 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $70,781
Average Home Value $96,035


Median Household Income $45,841
Average Household Income $57,095
Per Capita Income $22,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.18%
Households 0.31% 0.22%
Families 0.19% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Borger, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Borger to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 207 88th
Population Density1 # 425 76th
Diversity Index2 # 387 78th
Median Household Income # 796 55th
Per Capita Income # 835 52nd

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