Borger, Texas Population 2021

12,141
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Borger is a city located in Hutchinson County Texas. With a 2020 population of 12,141, it is the 212th largest city in Texas and the 2698th largest city in the United States . Borger is currently declining at a rate of -1.12% annually and its population has decreased by -8.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,251 in 2010. Borger reached it's highest population of 20,911 in 1960. Spanning over 9 miles, Borger has a population density of 1,382 people per square mile.

The average household income in Borger is $61,721 with a poverty rate of 16.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $76,900. The median age in Borger is 34.7 years, 34.4 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Borger Demographics

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

  • White: 89.49%
  • Other race: 3.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.33%
The current population of Borger, Texas is 12,141 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,552.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,251.

Borger, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,576-181-0.88%
202020,757-181-0.87%
201920,938-181-0.86%
201821,119-224-1.06%
201721,343-185-0.87%
201621,528-265-1.23%
201521,793-122-0.56%
201421,915-6-0.03%
201321,921-101-0.46%
201222,022-2-0.01%
201122,024-190-0.86%
201022,2140.00%

Borger Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,36489.49%
Some Other Race3853.03%
Two or More Races3843.02%
Black or African American2091.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1791.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1351.06%
Asian420.33%
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Borger Population by Race

Borger Population Pyramid $2021

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Borger Median Age

34.7


Total

34.4


Male

35.2


Female

Borger Adults

There are 9,226 adults, (1,726 of whom are seniors) in Borger.

Borger Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Borger Sex Ratio

Female

6,292

49.55%

Male

6,406

50.45%

Borger Population by Age

Borger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Borger Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All74.2%25.8%
Male61.5%38.5%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female52.3%47.7%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Borger Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0993.0874.2
Married1,9853.5692
Non Family1,3561.2658.8
Female5374.7552.3
Male2215.8761.5

3.83

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Borger Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3614.60%
9th to 12th Grade92611.79%
High School Graduate2,68234.15%
Some College2,20228.04%
Associates Degree5486.98%
Bachelors Degree88611.28%
Graduate Degree2493.17%
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Borger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Borger Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5324,816888
Hispanic1,8681,349175
Other Race1971656
2+ Races17816672
Black16514714
Native American13310629
Islander7575
Asian342711

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 40.45%.

Borger Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,474$41,345$20,168
Less Than 9th Grade$30,302$31,315$10,000
High School Graduate$30,842$36,625$18,186
Some College$27,357$41,972$18,623
Bachelors Degree$46,620$59,500$43,140
Graduate Degree$55,046$55,556$51,250

$31,474

Average Earnings

$41,345

Average Male

$20,168

Average Female

Borger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Borger Language by Age

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Borger Language

84.47% of Borger residents speak only English, while 15.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.01% of the population.

Borger Language

Borger Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1141,40117.27%
Hispanic3,81047212.39%
Islander135135100.00%
Multiple3507020.00%
Black2025828.71%
Other371338.89%
Asian421126.19%
Native17952.79%

16.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.62%

Male Poverty Rate

20.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Borger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Borger is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Borger is Native, with 2.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.05%.

Borger Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.47%
High School12.50%
Some College11.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Borger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.53%
Female Employed12.67%
Male Employed3.40%
Male Unemployed1.58%

Borger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Borger Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,183$61,721
Families$62,551$71,659
Married Families$76,907-
Non Families$25,154$39,320
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Income by Household Type

Borger Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Borger Married by Age and Sex

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Borger Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Borger Marital Status by Race

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Borger Marital Status

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653

Number of Veterans

653

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam207
Second Gulf War186
First Gulf War105
Korea26
World War II11

Borger Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74162
18 to 34149
35 to 54137
55 to 64107
75+98

Borger Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5666.81%
Hispanic662.71%
Other Race5424.77%
Black2714.59%
2+ Races62.35%

Borger Veterans by Race

Borger Veterans by Education

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8.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Borger Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Borger Employment by Age

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Borger Employment by Race

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Borger Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.29%

Born in Borger

94.09%

Native Born

5.91%

Foreign Born

3.77%

Non Citizen

2.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.09% of Borger residents were born in the United States, with 70.29% having been born in Texas. 3.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Borger Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,141-137-1.12%
202012,278-137-1.10%
201912,415-137-1.09%
201812,552-164-1.29%
201712,716-100-0.78%
201612,816-138-1.07%
201512,954-89-0.68%
201413,043-10-0.08%
201313,053-77-0.59%
201213,130-24-0.18%
201113,154-168-1.26%
201013,322-980-0.71%
200014,302-1,373-0.91%
199015,675-162-0.10%
198015,8371,6421.10%
197014,195-6,716-3.80%
196020,9112,8521.48%
195018,0598,0416.07%
194010,0183,4864.37%
19306,5320.00%

Borger Population by Year