Oklahoma Carter County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Carter County, Oklahoma. 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 Oklahoma Carter County.

1. Library System ARDMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 320 E Street NW, Ardmore, OK 73401
Phone Number: (580) 223-8290 Carter 529,254 144,764

2. Central Library ARDMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 320 E Street NW, Ardmore, OK 73401
Phone Number: (580) 223-8290 Carter N/A N/A

3. Library System CHICKASAW REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM
601 Railway Express, Ardmore, OK 73401
Phone Number: (580) 223-3164 Carter 641,357 196,554

4. Central Library CHICKASAW REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM- ARDMORE
601 Railway Express, Ardmore, OK 73401
Phone Number: (580) 223-3164 Carter N/A N/A

5. Bookmobile CHICKASAW REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM BOOKMOBILE
601 Railway Express, Ardmore, OK 73401
Phone Number: (405) 223-3164 Carter N/A N/A

6. Branch Library HEALDTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 18 South 4th, Healdton, OK 73438
Phone Number: (580) 229-0590 Carter N/A N/A

7. Branch Library WILSON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 114 East Main, Wilson, OK 73463
Phone Number: (580) 668-2486 Carter N/A N/A

Overview of Carter County, Oklahoma

Carter County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 45,621. Its county seat is Ardmore.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,159 km² (834 mi²). 2,134 km² (824 mi²) of it is land and 26 km² (10 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.19% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Garvin County (north)
  • Murray County (northeast)
  • Johnston County (east)
  • Marshall County (southeast)
  • Love County (south)
  • Jefferson County (southwest)
  • Stephens County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 45,621 people, 17,992 households, and 12,648 families residing in the county. The population density is 21/km² (55/mi²). There are 20,577 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (25/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 77.92% White, 7.60% Black or African American, 8.26% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 4.45% from two or more races. 2.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 17,992 households out of which 32.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.50% are married couples living together, 12.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% are non-families. 26.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 92.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,405, and the median income for a family is $36,729. Males have a median income of $30,018 versus $20,877 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,511. 16.60% of the population and 12.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.70% of those under the age of 18 and 12.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Ardmore
  • Dickson
  • Gene Autry
  • Healdton
  • Lone Grove
  • Ratliff City
  • Springer
  • Tatums
  • Wilson