Booker, Texas

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Booker, Texas

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Booker strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Top 5% trophy Booker Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
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Top 6% Booker Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Booker, Texas

Comparing Booker to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Racial Diversity 8 3
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Age of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
Median Family Income 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
People Above Poverty 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
People Living Alone 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Booker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 111 miles NE of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Lipscomb
Standard Zip Codes 79005
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.453
Longitude -100.536

Booker Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 20.8 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 41 to 74 F
Annual Precip 22.5 inches
Distance 38.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 94 F
Oct Temp 43 to 74 F
Annual Precip 21.6 inches
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Booker Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,315 100%
Male 638 48.5%
Female 677 51.5%
Under 18 416 31.6%
18+ 899 68.4%
65+ 191 14.5%
Median Age 33.4
Average Family Size 3.29
White 940 71.5%
African-American 6 0.5%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.8%
Other 323 24.6%
Mixed Race 34 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 509 38.7%

Estimated Booker Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,330
Growth 15
Growth % 1.1%

Booker Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.3%
German 14.7%
US/American 9.5%
English 7.1%
Irish 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Czech 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
British 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Booker 1,315 $39,904
Darrouzett 303 $35,000
Follett 412 $36,000
Perryton 7,774 $45,045

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Booker High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 214 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

Booker Colleges

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