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.

When you are in Borger, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.97% of Borger’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Borger is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Borger who work in office and administrative support (13.01%), maintenance occupations (6.80%), and sales jobs (6.58%).

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 16.02 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Borger is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Borger with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.89% of adults in Borger have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Borger in 2010 was $22,499, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,996 for a family of four. However, Borger contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Borger is an extremely 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 29.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Borger include English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.

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

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