Booker, Texas Population 2024

1,343

Booker is a city located in Lipscomb County and Ochiltree County Texas. Booker has a 2024 population of 1,343. Booker is currently declining at a rate of -1.4% annually and its population has decreased by -5.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,418 in 2020.

The average household income in Booker is $72,841 with a poverty rate of 15.71%. The median age in Booker is 29.5 years: 30 years for males, and 28.9 years for females.

Booker Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Booker was:

  • White: 55.87%
  • Other race: 24.96%
  • Two or more races: 16.81%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,275.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.29% (-75)
The current population of Booker, Texas is 1,343 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,418.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White78155.87%
Other race34924.96%
Two or more races23516.81%
Asian141%
Black or African American120.86%
Native American70.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Booker Population by Race

Booker Population Pyramid 2024

Booker Median Age

29.5

Total

30

Male

28.9

Female

Booker Adults

There are 991 adults, (169 of whom are seniors) in Booker.

Booker Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Booker Sex Ratio

Female73852.79%
Male66047.21%

Booker Population by Age

Booker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5042.774.425.6
Married2663.3277.822.2
Female1232.4663.436.6
Non Family971.1174.225.8
Male183.721000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Booker Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade648.11%
Associates Degree425.32%
Bachelors Degree14518.38%
Graduate Degree354.44%
High School Graduate22828.9%
Less Than 9th Grade13316.86%
Some College14218%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Booker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Booker Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic40622456
White32330893
Other Race19410740
2+ Races1055119
Asian141414
Black121212
Native American770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Booker Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,500$80,833$56,250
Graduate Degree$68,250$0$68,000
High School Graduate$67,292$68,854$36,250
Less Than 9th Grade$21,912$24,722$8,750
Overall$45,500$57,917$32,813
Some College$42,000$55,313$37,188

$45,500

Average Earnings

$57,917

Average Male

$32,813

Average Female

Booker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Booker Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Booker Language

45.91% of Booker residents speak only English, while 54.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.65% of the population.

Booker Language

Booker Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic82612915.62%
White4598418.3%
Other3433911.37%
Multiple235177.23%

15.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.13%

Male Poverty Rate

21.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Booker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Booker is White, with 18.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Booker is Multiple, with 7.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.63%.

Booker Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.92%
Some College15.22%
High School11.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%

Booker Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.37%
Female Employed6.14%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Booker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Booker Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,572$74,076
Households$66,591$72,841
Married Families$78,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,125$57,199

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Booker Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Booker Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Booker Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Booker Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Booker Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War11
Vietnam10
Korea1
World War II0

Booker Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 5411
75+11
55 to 646
65 to 740

Booker Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races2313.45%
White213.75%
Other Race41.76%
Hispanic40.76%

Booker Veterans by Race

Booker Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Booker Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Booker Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Booker Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Booker Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

40.7%

Born in Booker

72.25%

Native Born

27.75%

Foreign Born

21.82%

Non Citizen

5.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.25% of Booker residents were born in the United States, with 40.7% having been born in Texas. 21.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Booker Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,249-19-1.5%
20281,268-19-1.48%
20271,287-18-1.38%
20261,305-19-1.44%
20251,324-19-1.41%
20241,343-19-1.4%
20231,362261.95%
20221,336-19-1.4%
20211,355-63-4.44%
20201,418-66-4.45%
20191,484-46-3.01%
20181,530-19-1.23%
20171,549-63-3.91%
20161,612-28-1.71%
20151,640140.86%
20141,626311.94%
20131,595161.01%
20121,579513.34%
20111,528211.39%
20101,50700%

Booker Population by Year