Tennessee Lauderdale County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Lauderdale County, Tennessee. 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 Tennessee Lauderdale County.

1. Library System HALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 110 North Church Street, Halls, TN 38040
Phone Number: (731) 836-5302 Lauderdale 9,385 6,000

2. Central Library HALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 110 North Church Street, Halls, TN 38040
Phone Number: (731) 836-5302 Lauderdale N/A N/A

3. Library System LAUDERDALE COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 120 Lafayette Street, Ripley, TN 38063
Phone Number: (731) 635-1872 Lauderdale 19,399 23,920

4. Central Library LAUDERDALE COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 120 Lafayette Street, Ripley, TN 38063
Phone Number: (731) 635-1872 Lauderdale N/A N/A

Overview of Lauderdale County, Tennessee

Lauderdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 27,101. Its county seat is Ripley.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,313 km² (507 mi²). 1,218 km² (470 mi²) of it is land and 95 km² (37 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.23% water.

Parks and Recreation

  • Fort Pillow State Park

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 27,101 people, 9,567 households, and 6,811 families residing in the county. The population density is 22/km² (58/mi²). There are 10,563 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (22/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 63.82% White, 34.08% Black or African American, 0.62% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. 1.16% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 9,567 households out of which 32.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.70% are married couples living together, 17.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.80% are non-families. 25.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.06.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 108.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 109.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,751, and the median income for a family is $36,841. Males have a median income of $28,325 versus $21,238 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,682. 19.20% of the population and 16.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.70% of those under the age of 18 and 26.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Lauderdale County, Tennessee has the following cities and towns:

  • Gates
  • Halls
  • Henning
  • Ripley