Borger, Texas

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Population in 2013: 13,024 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 6,598  (50.7%)
Females: 6,426  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79007.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,129 (it was $34,653 in 2000)
Borger:

$43,129
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,949 (it was $16,869 in 2000)

Borger city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,013 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Borger:

$66,013
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $68,444; Detached houses: $69,995; Townhouses or other attached units: $81,746; In 2-unit structures: $6,352; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,287; Mobile homes: $28,882

Median gross rent in 2012: $677.

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  • White alone - 8,806 (64.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3,641 (26.8%)
  • Black alone - 514 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 302 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 104 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 77 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 34 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Borger: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (12.5%), German (9.8%), United States (9.4%), English (8.2%), Scottish (2.3%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,492 people per square mile   (low).

Borger,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Borger:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Borger city:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

1,109 residents are foreign born

This city:  8.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Borger, Texas as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Borger to the number of sex offenders is 422 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,431 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $704 (1.4%)

Borger satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.66 N, Longitude: 101.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +849 (+6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,112 (71.4%)

Area code: 806

Borger household income distribution Borger home values distribution

Crime rates in Borger by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0011000100110
per 100,000 0.00.06.77.20.00.00.07.60.00.08.07.40.0
Rapes 12101410111314692215618
per 100,000 81.368.493.771.879.395.4102.345.770.6175.8120.344.3133.9
Robberies 1511627691279724
per 100,000 101.775.240.214.450.544.165.891.454.971.956.114.829.8
Assaults 20352544325056101186175163111109
per 100,000 135.5239.3167.4316.0230.8367.1409.3769.31459.51398.21307.2820.4811.1
Burglaries 184167161107160178178245138168119135152
per 100,000 1247.01141.71077.8768.61153.81306.91301.01866.21082.91342.3954.4997.81131.1
Thefts 619637580604695705639560405488480358407
per 100,000 4195.24355.03882.74338.55011.95176.24670.44265.73178.03899.03849.52646.03028.7
Auto thefts 21252435424361382627341914
per 100,000 142.3170.9160.7251.4302.9315.7445.8289.5204.0215.7272.7140.4104.2
Arson 455245122312015
per 100,000 27.134.233.514.428.836.787.7175.27.816.00.07.437.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 403.8407.7391.7401.3446.4505.1515.7578.5606.1735.7657.0420.9505.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Borger detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,344 (-8.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Borger: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city 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 Borger 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 the city 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

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

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:

Public elementary/middle schools in Borger:

See full list of schools located in Borger, School District: BORGER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

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.

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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).

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.5%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.4% for American Indian residents, 40.7% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Borger, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Borger compared to Texas state average:

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

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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Borger, Texas:

  • Best Western Borger Inn, 206 South Cedar St, Borger, TX 79008 , Phone: (806) 274-7050, Fax: (806) 274-7377
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 1351 W Wilson, Borger, TX 79007 , Phone: (806) 274-3333, Fax: (806) 274-3334
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1415 W Wilson St, Borger, TX 79007 , Phone: (806) 273-2494, Fax: (806) 273-2559
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 900 E Third, Borger, TX 79007 , Phone: (806) 273-6000, Fax: (806) 273-6001
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Borger, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Borger travel time to work - commute Borger mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Borger city (based on Hutchinson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.60%
Here: 84.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents62.1%8.7%8.4%7.1%2.7%
Congregations20.4%10.2%4.1%12.2%6.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.6%1.3%1.2%5.0%
Congregations8.2%8.2%2.0%2.0%26.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Hutchinson County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hutchinson County:

27.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

15.7%
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
Financial Administration 6$21,956$43,9122$2,876
Other Government Administration 8$37,955$56,9331$996
Judicial and Legal 3$8,453$33,8120$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$115,569$49,5300$0
Police - Other 12$33,248$33,2482$1,204
Firefighters 27$105,464$46,8730$0
Streets and Highways 11$35,276$38,4830$0
Health 3$8,677$34,7080$0
Solid Waste Management 13$37,882$34,9680$0
Sewerage 15$45,044$36,0350$0
Parks and Recreation 10$27,626$33,1512$3,033
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,058$36,6960$0
Water Supply 16$51,265$38,4490$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,745$42,9800$0
Totals for Government 156$542,218$41,7097$8,109

Borger government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,307,000 ($177.13)
    Police Protection: $1,491,000 ($114.48)
    General - Other: $1,292,000 ($99.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,140,000 ($87.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,121,000 ($86.07)
    Sewerage: $1,116,000 ($85.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $491,000 ($37.70)
    Central Staff Services: $440,000 ($33.78)
    Regular Highways: $369,000 ($28.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $271,000 ($20.81)
    Health - Other: $159,000 ($12.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $81,000 ($6.22)
    General Public Buildings: $65,000 ($4.99)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($1.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($3.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $225,000 ($17.28)
    Police Protection: $174,000 ($13.36)
    Water Utilities: $126,000 ($9.67)
    Sewerage: $125,000 ($9.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($6.14)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($5.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($3.99)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($1.69)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($1.54)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,116,000 ($239.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $233,000 ($17.89)

Borger government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,412,000 ($108.42)
    Sewerage: $1,386,000 ($106.42)
    All Other: $133,000 ($10.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($4.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($1.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $412,000 ($31.63)
    Special Assessments: $399,000 ($30.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $151,000 ($11.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $141,000 ($10.83)
    Interest Earnings: $95,000 ($7.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,139,000 ($241.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000 ($5.07)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,641,000 ($202.78)
    Property: $1,727,000 ($132.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $603,000 ($46.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $121,000 ($9.29)
    Other License: $27,000 ($2.07)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.31)

Borger government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,572,000 ($504.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,302,000 ($483.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000 ($59.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000 ($38.39)

Borger government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,422,000 ($339.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,000 ($4.84)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randall County, TX  0.74% ($33,500 average AGI)
from Potter County, TX  0.67% ($28,216)
from Gray County, TX  0.26% ($27,400)


6.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Randall County, TX  0.92% ($44,563 average AGI)
to Potter County, TX  0.88% ($30,647)
to Gray County, TX  0.32% ($40,640)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Borger fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Borger)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Borger, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (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: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Borger)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Borger)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 153
  • Hazardous Condition: 122
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Borger

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Borger, TX
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
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

Borger on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dennis P. Caldwell (3)
  • Deborah Hefner (1)
  • Steve Hefner (1)
  • Bobby Knoll (1)
  • Christopher R. Tully (1)
  • Daniel Elvin Lockhart, Jr. (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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