Population: 13,005

Male 49% Female 51%
Married 64%
Single 36%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Borger has a very low population density. Borger is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,489 Borger
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Borger, TX, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Borger, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Borger has a population density of 1,489, with 13,005 current residents.

Out of the 13,005 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 64% of the residents are married and 36% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 72% Sun
  • 21% Rain
  • 21% Snow


59°F average temperature

  • 50 years Median home age
  • $52,070 Median home price
  • 0.52% Home appreciation rate
  • 13.4% Annual property tax
  • 62%
    Homes owned
  • 20.9%
    Homes rented
  • 17.1%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Borger, the air quality is 89% and the weather, on average, is 72% sunny, 21% rainy, and 21% snowy. The average temperature is 59°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Borger, you should know that 62% of homes are owned while 20.9% of homes are rented, and 17.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $52,070, the median age of homes is 50 years, the annual home appreciation is 0.52% and the annual property tax is 13.40%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Borger, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Borger’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Borger is 35 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 15.09% Democratic, 84.02% Republican, and 0.89% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 78%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 9%
    Bachelors degree
  • 5%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Borger, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.70% of residents are unemployed in Borger (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Borger residents: 8.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 16.65% are in the arts and sciences field, 17.1% are in the customer service field, 22.4% are in the sales field, 0.72% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 18.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 16.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 77.52%, 5.25% of residents have an associate’s degree, 8.70% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.88% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Borger, you should be aware that the average commute time is 18 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Borger have a few different options. 84% of commuters use their own cars, 13% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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