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Booker, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Booker had a population of 1,479 as of July 1, 2019. 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 36.4534 and longitude -100.5374 in Lipscomb County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Booker 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.


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Booker, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Booker, TX Housing Affordability Index is 312
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Booker, TX Wealth Index is 81
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,479 (100%)
Population in Households 1,455 (98.4%)
Population in Families 1,240 (83.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 24 ( 1.6%)
Population Density 1,413
Diversity Index2 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,215
Average Household Income $82,797
Per Capita Income $28,519
Wealth Index4 81

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $113,525
Housing Affordability Index3 312
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 477
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 347
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.27% 0.11%
Households -0.46% -0.04%
Families -0.98% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Booker, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Booker to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 848 51st
Population Density # 487 72nd
Diversity Index # 340 80th
Median Household Income # 372 79th
Per Capita Income # 575 67th

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