Texas Brewster County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System ALPINE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 N 7th St, Alpine, TX 79830
Phone Number: (432) 837-2621 Brewster 43,810 45,560

2. Central Library ALPINE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 N 7th St, Alpine, TX 79830
Phone Number: (432) 837-2621 Brewster N/A N/A

3. Branch Library MARATHON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 106 N 3rd St, Marathon, TX 79842
Phone Number: (432) 386-4136 Brewster N/A N/A

Overview of Brewster County, Texas

Brewster County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 8,866. Its county seat is Alpine. Brewster is named for Henry Percy Brewster, a secretary of war for the state of Texas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 16,039 km² (6,193 mi²). 16,039 km² (6,193 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.00% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Pecos County (north)
  • Terrell County (northeast)
  • Mexico (east and south)
  • Presidio County (west)
  • Jeff Davis County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 8,866 people, 3,669 households, and 2,216 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (1/mi²). There are 4,614 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 81.09% White, 1.22% Black or African American, 0.85% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 13.44% from other races, and 2.98% from two or more races. 43.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,669 households out of which 26.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.70% are married couples living together, 10.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.60% are non-families. 32.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 2.96.

In the county, the population is spread out with 22.20% under the age of 18, 14.80% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 99.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $27,386, and the median income for a family is $33,962. Males have a median income of $26,934 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,183. 18.20% of the population and 12.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.80% of those under the age of 18 and 13.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Alpine
  • Marathon
  • Study Butte-Terlingua