Texas Cochran County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System COCHRAN COUNTY LOVE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 318 S Main St, Morton, TX 79346
Phone Number: (806) 266-5051 Cochran 3,934 6,200

2. Central Library COCHRAN COUNTY LOVE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 318 S Main St, Morton, TX 79346
Phone Number: (806) 266-5051 Cochran N/A N/A

Overview of Cochran County, Texas

Cochran County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 3,730. Its county seat is Morton. Cochran is named for Robert E. Cochran, a defender of the Alamo.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,008 km² (775 mi²). 2,008 km² (775 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.01% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Bailey County (north)
  • Lamb County (northeast)
  • Hockley County (east)
  • Yoakum County (south)
  • Lea County, New Mexico (southwest)
  • Roosevelt County, New Mexico (northwest)
  • Home County, New Mexico (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 3,730 people, 1,309 households, and 1,017 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (5/mi²). There are 1,587 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 64.48% White, 4.53% Black or African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 27.35% from other races, and 2.55% from two or more races. 44.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,309 households out of which 38.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.80% are married couples living together, 9.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.30% are non-families. 20.90% 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 2.79 and the average family size is 3.25.

In the county, the population is spread out with 31.50% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 24.90% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 92.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $27,525, and the median income for a family is $31,163. Males have a median income of $25,064 versus $17,652 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,125. 27.00% of the population and 21.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 37.20% of those under the age of 18 and 11.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Morton
  • Whiteface