Texas Dickens County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System DICKENS COUNTY SPUR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 415 E Hill St, Spur, TX 79370
Phone Number: (806) 271-3714 Dickens 5,620 5,141

2. Central Library DICKENS COUNTY SPUR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 415 E Hill St, Spur, TX 79370
Phone Number: (806) 271-3714 Dickens N/A N/A

Overview of Dickens County, Texas

Dickens County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 2,762. Its county seat is Dickens. Dickens is named for J. Dickens, who died at the Battle of the Alamo. (It is not certain what his first initial stands for.)

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,344 km² (905 mi²). 2,342 km² (904 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.11% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Motley County (north)
  • King County (east)
  • Kent County (south)
  • Crosby County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 2,762 people, 980 households, and 638 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (3/mi²). There are 1,368 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 77.62% White, 8.18% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.25% Pacific Islander, 12.35% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. 23.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 980 households out of which 23.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.60% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.80% are non-families. 32.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.89.

In the county, the population is spread out with 18.50% under the age of 18, 10.40% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 130.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 141.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $25,898, and the median income for a family is $32,500. Males have a median income of $25,000 versus $18,571 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,156. 17.40% of the population and 14.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.30% of those under the age of 18 and 18.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Dickens
  • Spur