Booker, TX Population

Population: 1,315. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,330 (+1.1% change)
Males: 638 (48.5%), Females: 677 (51.5%)

Lipscomb County

Zip code: 79005

Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $31,696
Median house value: $45,200

Races in Booker:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.2%)
  • Hispanic (38.7%)
  • Other race (24.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.4%), United States (7.0%), English (6.5%), Irish (6.2%), Dutch (1.7%), Scottish (1.6%).

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Booker

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Booker town

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

24.6% Foreign born (23.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+6.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Booker:

  • BEAVER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; BEAVER, OK)
  • OCHILTREE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; PERRYTON, TX)
  • HEMPHILL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; CANADIAN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Booker:

  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 49 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)
  • DODGE CITY REGIONAL (about 98 miles; DODGE CITY, KS; Abbreviation: DDC)
  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 102 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; Abbreviation: GCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Booker:

  • PERRYTON OCHILTREE COUNTY (about 14 miles; PERRYTON, TX; Abbreviation: PYX)
  • BEAVER MUNI (about 23 miles; BEAVER, OK; Abbreviation: Q44)
  • FOLLETT/LIPSCOMB COUNTY (about 30 miles; FOLLETT, TX; Abbreviation: T93)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Booker:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 128 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 139 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 142 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 176 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 179 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 187 miles; HAYS, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,572)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 192 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
Public primary/middle schools in Booker:

  • BOOKER JH/H S (Students: 214; Location: MAIN & MITCHELL RD; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • BOOKER EL (Students: 159; Location: MAIN & MITCHELL RD; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Booker:

  • BOOKER SCHOOL/PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,908; Location: MAIN AT MITCHELL RD; 19,000 books; 60 audio materials; 260 video materials; 22 serial subscriptions)

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