North Carolina Scotland County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Scotland County, North Carolina. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in North Carolina Scotland County.

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1. Library System SCOTLAND COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 312 West Church Street, Laurinburg, NC 28353
Phone Number: (910) 276-0563 Scotland 141,476 148,333

2. Central Library SCOTLAND COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 312 W Church St, Laurinburg, NC 28353
Phone Number: (910) 276-0563 Scotland N/A N/A

3. Bookmobile SCOTLAND COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 312 W Church Street, Laurinburg, NC 28353
Phone Number: (910) 276-0563 Scotland N/A N/A

4. Branch Library WAGRAM BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 116 N Main St, Wagram, NC 28396
Phone Number: (910) 369-2966 Scotland N/A N/A

Overview of Scotland County, North Carolina

Scotland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 35,998. Its county seat is Laurinburg.

History

The county was formed in 1899 from the southeastern part of Richmond County. It was named for Scotland.

Law and government

Scotland County is a member of the regional Lumber River Council of Governments.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 830 km² (321 mi²). 827 km² (319 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.47% water.

Townships

The county is divided into four townships: Laurel Hill, Spring Hill, Stewartsville, and Williamson.

Adjacent Counties

  • Hoke County, North Carolina- northeast
  • Robeson County, North Carolina- southeast
  • Marlboro County, South Carolina- southwest
  • Richmond County, North Carolina- northwest

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 35,998 people, 13,399 households, and 9,674 families residing in the county. The population density is 44/km² (113/mi²). There are 14,693 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (46/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 51.49% White, 37.32% Black or African American, 8.88% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.46% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. 1.18% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,399 households out of which 34.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.10% are married couples living together, 20.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% are non-families. 24.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.61 and the average family size is 3.10.

In the county the population is spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 88.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,010, and the median income for a family is $39,178. Males have a median income of $31,212 versus $23,172 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,693. 20.60% of the population and 17.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 29.80% of those under the age of 18 and 17.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • East Laurinburg
  • Gibson
  • Laurinburg
  • Wagram