Oklahoma Greer County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

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1. Library System MANGUM- MARGARET CARDER LIBRARY
Street Address: 201 W. Lincoln, Mangum, OK 73554
Phone Number: (580) 782-3185 Greer 7,822 15,114

2. Central Library MANGUM- MARGARET CARDER LIBRARY
Street Address: 201 W. Lincoln, Mangum, OK 73554
Phone Number: (580) 782-3185 Greer N/A N/A

Overview of Greer County, Oklahoma

Greer County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 6,061. Its county seat is Mangum. From 1860 to 1896, the State of Texas claimed an area known as Greer County, Texas which included present-day Greer County along with neighboring areas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,667 km² (644 mi²). 1,656 km² (639 mi²) of it is land and 11 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.67% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Kiowa County (north)
  • Jackson County (east)
  • Harmon County (south)
  • Beckham County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 6,061 people, 2,237 households, and 1,442 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (10/mi²). There are 2,788 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 81.46% White, 8.78% Black or African American, 2.47% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.99% from other races, and 3.02% from two or more races. 7.44% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,237 households out of which 25.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.00% are married couples living together, 9.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.50% are non-families. 33.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.27 and the average family size is 2.87.

In the county, the population is spread out with 20.00% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 123.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 129.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $25,793, and the median income for a family is $30,702. Males have a median income of $24,318 versus $18,641 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,053. 19.60% of the population and 15.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 28.40% of those under the age of 18 and 14.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Granite
  • Mangum
  • Willow