Borger, TX


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Borger is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 12,964 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Borger is the 183rd largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Borger isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Borger are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Borger is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Borger who work in office and administrative support (14.13%), management occupations (8.54%), and healthcare (7.19%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Borger spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.03 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small city, Borger doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Borger with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.54% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Borger in 2010 was $22,909, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,636 for a family of four. However, Borger contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Borger is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Borger home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Borger residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Borger also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Borger include German, English, Scottish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Borger is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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