Texas Brown County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System BROWNWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, TX 76801
Phone Number: (325) 646-0155 Brown 82,935 76,832

2. Central Library BROWNWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, TX 76801
Phone Number: (325) 646-0155 Brown N/A N/A

Overview of Brown County, Texas

Brown County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 37,674. Its county seat is Brownwood. Brown is named for Henry Stevenson Brown, a commander at the Battle of Velasco.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,478 km² (957 mi²). 2,445 km² (944 mi²) of it is land and 34 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.37% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Eastland County (north)
  • Comanche County (northeast)
  • Mills County (southeast)
  • San Saba County (south)
  • McCollugh County (southwest)
  • Coleman County (west)
  • Callahan County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 37,674 people, 14,306 households, and 10,014 families residing in the county. The population density is 15/km² (40/mi²). There are 17,889 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.35% White, 4.01% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 6.07% from other races, and 1.66% from two or more races. 15.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 14,306 households out of which 31.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% are married couples living together, 10.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% are non-families. 26.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 10.10% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,974, and the median income for a family is $37,725. Males have a median income of $30,169 versus $19,647 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,624. 17.20% of the population and 14.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.70% of those under the age of 18 and 12.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Bangs
  • Blanket
  • Brownwood
  • Early
  • Lake Brownwood