Texas Aransas County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Aransas County, Texas. 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 Texas Aransas County.

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1. Library System ARANSAS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 701 E Mimosa St, Rockport, TX 78382
Phone Number: (361) 790-0153 Aransas 58,019 23,179

2. Central Library ARANSAS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 701 E Mimosa St, Rockport, TX 78382
Phone Number: (361) 790-0153 Aransas N/A N/A

Overview of Aransas County, Texas

Aransas County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 22,497. Its county seat is Rockport. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.)

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,367 km² (528 mi²). 652 km² (252 mi²) of it is land and 715 km² (276 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 52.29% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Calhoun County (northeast)
  • Gulf of Mexico (southeast)
  • San Patricio County (west)
  • Refugio County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 22,497 people, 9,132 households, and 6,401 families residing in the county. The population density is 34/km² (89/mi²). There are 12,848 housing units at an average density of 20/km² (51/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.44% White, 1.43% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 2.77% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 5.33% from other races, and 2.39% from two or more races. 20.32% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 9,132 households out of which 27.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% are married couples living together, 9.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% are non-families. 25.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.90.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 27.10% from 45 to 64, and 19.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,702, and the median income for a family is $34,915. Males have a median income of $31,597 versus $20,289 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,560. 19.90% of the population and 15.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.00% of those under the age of 18 and 10.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Aransas County, Texas has the following cities and towns:

  • Aransas Pass
  • Fulton
  • Rockport