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Booker, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Booker had a population of 1,499 as of July 1, 2016. Booker ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Booker is located at latitude 36.4561 and longitude -100.5403 in Lipscomb County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Booker (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lipscomb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,831 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Booker are located in Lipscomb County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Ochiltree County.

The Town of Booker (GNIS ID: 2411708) 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 Town of Booker is located within Booker Division of Lipscomb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Booker 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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Booker, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,499
Population in Households 1,477
Population in Familes 1,258
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 1,432
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 483
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $99,312
Average Home Value $134,552


Median Household Income $63,788
Average Household Income $76,663
Per Capita Income $26,601
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% 0.33%
Households -0.49% 0.17%
Families -1.22% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Booker, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Booker 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 # 827 53rd
Population Density1 # 473 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 329 81st
Median Household Income # 297 83rd
Per Capita Income # 529 70th

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