Oklahoma Custer County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Custer 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 Custer County.

1. Central Library CLINTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 721 Frisco, Clinton, OK 73601
Phone Number: (580) 323-2165 Custer N/A N/A

2. Branch Library THOMAS – HAZEL CROSS LIBRARY
Street Address: 115 W Broadway, Thomas, OK 73669
Phone Number: (580) 661-3532 Custer N/A N/A

3. Branch Library WEATHERFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 219 E Franklin, Weatherford, OK 73096
Phone Number: (580) 772-3591 Custer N/A N/A

4. Library System WESTERN PLAINS LIBRARY SYSTEM
605 Avant, Clinton, OK 73601
Phone Number: (580) 323-0974 Custer 152,918 580,684

5. Bookmobile WESTERN PLAINS LIBRARY SYSTEM BOOKMOBILE
605 Avant, Clinton, OK 73601
Phone Number: (580) 323-0974 Custer N/A N/A

Overview of Custer County, Oklahoma

Custer County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 26,142. Its county seat is Arapaho.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,595 km² (1,002 mi²). 2,555 km² (987 mi²) of it is land and 40 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.55% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Dewey County (north)
  • Blaine County (east)
  • Caddo County (southeast)
  • Washita County (south)
  • Beckham County (southwest)
  • Roger Mills County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 26,142 people, 10,136 households, and 6,578 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (26/mi²). There are 11,675 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 81.41% White, 2.87% Black or African American, 5.81% Native American, 0.88% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.80% from other races, and 3.20% from two or more races. 9.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,136 households out of which 30.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.60% are married couples living together, 9.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.10% are non-families. 27.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.30% under the age of 18, 17.40% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 20.10% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 94.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $28,524, and the median income for a family is $37,247. Males have a median income of $27,066 versus $19,479 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,584. 18.50% of the population and 12.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.00% of those under the age of 18 and 10.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Arapaho
  • Butler
  • Clinton
  • Custer City
  • Hammon
  • Thomas
  • Weatherford