Borger, Texas

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Population in 2017: 12,754 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 6,297  (49.4%)
Females: 6,457  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79007.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,385 (it was $34,653 in 2000)
Borger:

$51,385
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,389 (it was $16,869 in 2000)

Borger city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,207 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Borger:

$87,207
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $742.

March 2019 cost of living index in Borger: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.4%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.4% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.5% for American Indian residents, 32.6% for other race residents, 29.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Borger, TX (2017)
    • 8,31060.9%White alone
    • 4,05829.7%Hispanic
    • 4333.2%Black alone
    • 4263.1%Two or more races
    • 1160.8%Asian alone
    • 970.7%American Indian alone
    • 230.2%Other race alone
    • 160.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Borger detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Borger, Texas as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Borger is 420 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Borger by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(95.4)
14
(102.3)
6
(45.7)
9
(70.6)
22
(175.8)
15
(120.3)
6
(44.3)
18
(133.9)
0
(0.0)
6
(46.2)
25
(193.9)
15
(116.3)
27
(211.1)
10
(78.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(44.1)
9
(65.8)
12
(91.4)
7
(54.9)
9
(71.9)
7
(56.1)
2
(14.8)
4
(29.8)
2
(15.3)
5
(38.5)
10
(77.6)
3
(23.3)
3
(23.5)
4
(31.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
50
(367.1)
56
(409.3)
101
(769.3)
186
(1,460)
175
(1,398)
163
(1,307)
111
(820.4)
109
(811.1)
132
(1,013)
100
(770.8)
55
(426.6)
22
(170.6)
19
(148.5)
26
(205.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
178
(1,307)
178
(1,301)
245
(1,866)
138
(1,083)
168
(1,342)
119
(954.4)
135
(997.8)
152
(1,131)
141
(1,082)
125
(963.5)
169
(1,311)
167
(1,295)
158
(1,235)
88
(694.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
705
(5,176)
639
(4,670)
560
(4,266)
405
(3,178)
488
(3,899)
480
(3,850)
358
(2,646)
407
(3,029)
335
(2,570)
308
(2,374)
351
(2,722)
301
(2,334)
320
(2,502)
376
(2,966)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(315.7)
61
(445.8)
38
(289.5)
26
(204.0)
27
(215.7)
34
(272.7)
19
(140.4)
14
(104.2)
43
(329.9)
35
(269.8)
23
(178.4)
34
(263.7)
36
(281.4)
35
(276.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(36.7)
12
(87.7)
23
(175.2)
1
(7.8)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
5
(37.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.8)
2
(15.6)
1
(7.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)486.8497.0557.5584.1709.0633.2405.7487.0412.1417.5478.6339.3445.9303.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Borger, TX

Crime rate in Borger detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (17.2%), German (7.5%), English (6.3%), Irish (3.5%), Italian (1.6%), European (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,461 people per square mile   (low).

Borger, Texas map

1,062 residents are foreign born (6.9% Latin America).

This city:

7.8%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,842 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,064 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (40.7 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (217.9 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (329.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Sanford, TX (2.8 miles ),
Lake Meredith Estates, TX (3.4 miles ),
Fritch, TX (3.4 miles ),
Stinnett, TX (3.4 miles ),
Skellytown, TX (3.8 miles ),
White Deer, TX (4.5 miles ),
Panhandle, TX (4.7 miles ),
Pampa, TX (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.66 N, Longitude: 101.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,655 (+12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,603 (75.3%)

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Borger, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Borger, TX in 2017
Borger satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $380,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $443,600
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $358,800
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $248,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $204,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Borger, TX residents
Average permit cost in Borger, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Borger, TX
Historical housing units in Borger, TX
Most common industries in Borger, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (11.0%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (14.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.8%)
  • Chemicals (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Borger, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Borger, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Borger-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Borger city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 tornado 24.2 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Borger-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.7 miles away from Borger center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.8 miles away from Borger center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from Borger center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 249.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hutchinson County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Borger topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Borger:

  • GOLDEN PLAINS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Federal, provides emergency services, 100 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN PLAINS HOME CARE (200 SOUTH MCGEE STREET)
  • BORGER HEALTHCARE CENTER (1316 S FLORIDA)
  • NORTH PLAINS CARE CENTER (200 TYLER STREET)

Airports located in Borger:

College/University in Borger:

  • Frank Phillips College (Full-time enrollment: 802; Location: 1301 W. Roosevelt St.; Public; Website: www.fpctx.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Borger:

  • Amarillo College (about 42 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 56 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 104 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 136 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 146 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 147 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 151 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)

Public high school in Borger:

  • BORGER H S (Students: 770, Location: 600 W 1ST ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Borger:

  • BORGER MIDDLE (Students: 625, Location: 1321 S FLORIDA, Grades: 6-8)
  • GATEWAY EL (Students: 384, Location: 401 TRISTRAM, Grades: 1-2)
  • BORGER INT (Students: 201, Location: 1321 S FLORIDA, Grades: 5)
  • CROCKETT EL (Location: 400 KAYE ST, Grades: 3-4)
See full list of schools located in Borger

Library in Borger:

  • HUTCHINSON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $411,620; Location: 625 WEATHERLY ST; 56,887 books; 337 e-books; 1,261 audio materials; 1,814 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is also a 1st Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Boarger, Texas.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Borger: Hutchinson County Museum (A), Borger Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Borger include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (B), First Church of the Nazarene (C), Church of God (D), Church of Christ - Borger (E), Church of Christ (F), Primitive Baptist Church of Borger (G), Gateway Baptist Church (H), Central Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Highland Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Borger include: Rock Creek Park (1), Johnson Park (2), Huber Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Borger Independent School District - Schools- Borger Middle School Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1200 South Florida Street), Bouldin Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 713 South Main Street), Circle Roller Rink (Amusement & Theme Parks; Circle & N Main), D & D Amusement (1320 South Florida Street).

Hotels: Budget Inn (500 Circle Dr), Best Western Borger Inn (206 South Cedar Street), Brierwood Apartments (102 Brierwood Street Apt 104).

Courts: Borger-City - Animal Control Shelter- Recreation Municipal Court Animal Control- Animal She (1300 West 3rd), Borger-City - Director Judge- Recreation Municipal Court Animal Control- Municipal Court J (600 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Mike Conaway - Politician, Donny Anderson - Football player, Bill Bishop (American football) - Football player, Darlene Cates - Film actor, Gerald Myers - Basketball player-coach, John LaGrone - Judge, Rik Bonness - Football player.

Hutchinson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Borger that have no violations reported:

  • BORGER MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 14,203, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Borger in 2010:

  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in college/university student housing
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Borger in 2000:

  • 122 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 80 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Borger (2011 data):

  • Amarillo National Bank: Borger Branch at 301 West Sixth, branch established on 1936/03/24. Info updated 2010/07/13: Bank assets: $3,157.1 mil, Deposits: $2,561.6 mil, headquarters in Amarillo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Amarillo National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Borger Branch at 503 Deahl Street, branch established on 1986/06/19. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Happy State Bank: Borger Branch at 1331 West Wilson, branch established on 2008/04/14. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $1,840.0 mil, Deposits: $1,625.4 mil, headquarters in Happy, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Happy Bancshares, Inc.
  • InterBank: Borger Branch at 531 Deahl Street, branch established on 2010/12/31. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $1,842.7 mil, Deposits: $1,589.2 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Olney Bancshares Of Texas, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Borger:

Marital status in Borger, TX
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Borger:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Borger
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Borger, TX (based on Hutchinson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,41243
Mainline Protestant1,44910
Catholic9002
Other4003
None6,989-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Hutchinson County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hutchinson County:

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.8%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hutchinson County:

15.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Borger:

48.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Borger:

44.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Borger:

11.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Borger, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$115,569$49,5300$0
Firefighters 27$105,464$46,8730$0
Water Supply 16$51,265$38,4490$0
Sewerage 15$45,044$36,0350$0
Solid Waste Management 13$37,882$34,9680$0
Police - Other 12$33,248$33,2482$1,204
Streets and Highways 11$35,276$38,4830$0
Parks and Recreation 10$27,626$33,1512$3,033
Other Government Administration 8$37,955$56,9331$996
Financial Administration 6$21,956$43,9122$2,876
Judicial and Legal 3$8,453$33,8120$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,745$42,9800$0
Health 3$8,677$34,7080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,058$36,6960$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 156$542,218$41,7097$8,109

Borger government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,926,000 ($229.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,777,000 ($217.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,009,000 ($157.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,682,000 ($131.88)
    General - Other: $1,123,000 ($88.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,082,000 ($84.84)
    Sewerage: $1,054,000 ($82.64)
    Financial Administration: $795,000 ($62.33)
    Regular Highways: $751,000 ($58.88)
    Central Staff Services: $666,000 ($52.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $445,000 ($34.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $283,000 ($22.19)
    Health - Other: $173,000 ($13.56)
    General Public Buildings: $151,000 ($11.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $227,000 ($17.80)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $138,000 ($10.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $287,000 ($22.50)
    Police Protection: $280,000 ($21.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $149,000 ($11.68)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($9.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $104,000 ($8.15)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($6.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($4.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,575,000 ($515.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $439,000 ($34.42)

Borger government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,151,000 ($168.65)
    Sewerage: $1,564,000 ($122.63)
    Other: $1,538,000 ($120.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($5.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $449,000 ($35.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $424,000 ($33.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $157,000 ($12.31)
    Special Assessments: $129,000 ($10.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000 ($3.45)
    Sale of Property: $37,000 ($2.90)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($1.57)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,593,000 ($438.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $316,000 ($24.78)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,646,000 ($285.87)
    Property: $2,915,000 ($228.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $929,000 ($72.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $218,000 ($17.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $37,000 ($2.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.16)

Borger government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,074,000 ($1417.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,735,000 ($1312.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,339,000 ($104.99)

Borger government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,623,000 ($362.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,428,000 ($582.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $312,000 ($24.46)

5.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,687 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Randall County, TX  0.79% ($47,200 average AGI)
from Potter County, TX  0.54% ($46,610)
Businesses in Borger, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Vans1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Borger:

  • KQTY (1490 AM; 1 kW; BORGER, TX; Owner: ZIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PAMPA, TX; Owner: PAMPA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Borger:

  • KAVO (91.5 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KASV (88.7 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED. BROADCASTING FNDN)
  • KQTY-FM (106.7 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: ZIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K218BO (91.5 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTOT (89.5 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KAXH (90.9 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRDF-FM (98.3 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: SPEARHEAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQIZ-FM (93.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K201AY (88.1 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Borger:

  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KCPN-LP (Channel 33; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Borger fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 728ft / 222mTotal length
  • 113,680Total average daily traffic
  • 16,386Total average daily truck traffic
  • 160,190Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Borger, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Borger, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Borger)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Borger, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Borger)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Borger)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 120. The highest number of reported fires - 186 took place in 2009, and the least - 83 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Borger, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.5%), and Structure Fires (26.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Borger, TX
    • 1,21759.5%Outside Fires
    • 53826.3%Structure Fires
    • 1869.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1055.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Borger, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Borger, Texas:

  • Best Western Borger Inn, 206 South Cedar St, Borger, Texas 79008 , Phone: (806) 274-7050, Fax: (806) 274-7377
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 1351 W Wilson, Borger, Texas 79007 , Phone: (806) 274-3333, Fax: (806) 274-3334
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1415 W Wilson St, Borger, Texas 79007 , Phone: (806) 273-2494, Fax: (806) 273-2559
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 900 E Third, Borger, Texas 79007 , Phone: (806) 273-6000, Fax: (806) 273-6001
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Borger, Texas
Most common first names in Borger, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13274.9 years
James12971.6 years
John11673.4 years
Mary8376.2 years
Robert7073.2 years
George5775.5 years
Charles5167.9 years
Thomas4873.8 years
Dorothy4076.3 years
Walter3977.9 years
Most common last names in Borger, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8777.0 years
Jones5676.1 years
Brown5571.9 years
Johnson4076.1 years
Davis4072.9 years
White3473.6 years
Moore2974.9 years
Anderson2872.8 years
Jackson2874.7 years
Wilson2676.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Borger, TX
  • 73.3%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Borger, TX
  • 52.2%Electricity
  • 45.5%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Borger compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Borger on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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