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Borger, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Borger had a population of 13,562 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Borger, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,562
Daytime Population: Workers 7,385
Daytime Population: Residents 8,199
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,584
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 13,474
Population in Familes 11,041
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density2 1,543
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $46,149
Average Household Income $59,151
Per Capita Income $23,641


Total Housing Units 6,532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,756 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,646 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,130 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $75,772
Average Home Value $98,336


Total Households 5,402
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,605
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.15%
Households 0.29% 0.14%
Families 0.21% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

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, 2017 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 # 208 88th
Population Density # 419 76th
Diversity Index # 382 78th
Median Household Income # 888 49th
Per Capita Income # 868 50th

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