Borger, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 14,302. Estimated population in 2021: 13,305 (-7.0% change)
Males: 6,978 (48.8%), Females: 7,324 (51.2%)

Hutchinson County

Zip codes: 79007.

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $34,653
Median house value: $40,400

Races in Borger:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.8%)
  • Hispanic (19.7%)
  • Other race (9.4%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.2%), Irish (10.5%), English (9.6%), German (8.1%), Dutch (2.9%), French (1.8%).

Land area: 8.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Borger

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Borger city

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

8.8% Foreign born (8.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,344 (-8.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Borger:

  • GOLDEN PLAINS COMM HOSP (200 S MC GEE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Borger:

  • PAMPA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 32 miles; PAMPA, TX)
  • HANSFORD HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; SPEARMAN, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 42 miles; DUMAS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Borger:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 37 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 100 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 142 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Borger:

  • HUTCHINSON COUNTY (about 3 miles; BORGER, TX; Abbreviation: BGD)
  • PANHANDLE-CARSON COUNTY (about 22 miles; PANHANDLE, TX; Abbreviation: T45)
  • PERRY LEFORS FIELD (about 30 miles; PAMPA, TX; Abbreviation: PPA)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Borger:

  • FRANK PHILLIPS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 739; Location: 1301 W. Roosevelt St.; Public; Website: www.fpc.cc.tx.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Borger:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 48 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 104 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 144 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 158 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 170 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 187 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)

Schools

Public high schools in Borger:

  • BORGER H S (Students: 802; Location: 600 W 1ST ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • C H A M P S (Students: 37; Location: 200 E 9TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Borger:

  • BORGER MIDDLE (Students: 870; Location: 1321 S FLORIDA; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • CROCKETT EL (Students: 457; Location: 400 KAYE ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • GATEWAY EL (Students: 375; Location: 1403 STERLING; Grades: PK – 04)
  • CENTRAL EL (Students: 341; Location: 800 N MCGEE ST; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Borger:

  • ST JOHNS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 201 ST JOHNS ROAD; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in Borger:

  • HUTCHINSON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $334,689; Location: 625 N WEATHERLY ST; 58,170 books; 1,075 audio materials; 1,969 video materials; 146 serial subscriptions)

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