Texas Ellis County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System AH MEADOWS LIBRARY
Street Address: 921 S 9th St, Midlothian, TX 76065
Phone Number: (972) 775-3417 Ellis 21,492 N/A

2. Central Library AH MEADOWS LIBRARY
Street Address: 921 S 9th St, Midlothian, TX 76065
Phone Number: (972) 775-3417 Ellis N/A N/A

3. Central Library ENNIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 501 W Ennis Ave, Ennis, TX 75119
Phone Number: (972) 875-5360 Ellis N/A N/A

4. Library System ENNIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 501 W Ennis Ave, Ennis, TX 75119
Phone Number: (972) 875-5360 Ellis 95,572 101,585

5. Library System FERRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 514 S Mabel St, Ferris, TX 75125
Phone Number: (972) 544-3696 Ellis 13,518 11,484

6. Central Library FERRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 514 S Mabel St, Ferris, TX 75125
Phone Number: (972) 544-3696 Ellis N/A N/A

7. Central Library NICHOLAS P SIMS LIBRARY & LYCEUM
515 W Main St, Waxahachie, TX 75165
Phone Number: (972) 937-2671 Ellis N/A N/A

8. Library System NICHOLAS P SIMS LIBRARY & LYCEUM
515 W Main St, Waxahachie, TX 75165
Phone Number: (972) 937-2671 Ellis 197,426 217,434

9. Library System RED OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 200 Lakeview Pkwy, Red Oak, TX 75154
Phone Number: (469) 218-1230 Ellis 9,093 6,904

10. Central Library RED OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 200 Lakeview Pkwy, Red Oak, TX 75154
Phone Number: (469) 218-1230 Ellis N/A N/A

Overview of Ellis County, Texas

Ellis County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 111,360. Its county seat is Waxahachie. This county is part of the Metroplex and lies just south of Dallas County. Ellis County is named for Richard Ellis, president of the convention that produced the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,465 km² (952 mi²). 2,434 km² (940 mi²) of it is land and 30 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.23% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Dallas County (north)
  • Kaufman County (northeast)
  • Henderson County (east)
  • Navarro County (southeast)
  • Hill County (southwest)
  • Johnson County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 111,360 people, 37,020 households, and 29,653 families residing in the county. The population density is 46/km² (118/mi²). There are 39,071 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (42/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 80.63% White, 8.64% Black or African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 7.90% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 18.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 37,020 households out of which 42.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.80% are married couples living together, 11.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.90% are non-families. 16.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.96 and the average family size is 3.31.

In the county, the population is spread out with 30.20% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $50,350, and the median income for a family is $55,358. Males have a median income of $37,613 versus $26,612 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,212. 8.60% of the population and 6.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.10% of those under the age of 18 and 10.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Alma
  • Bardwell
  • Ennis
  • Garrett
  • Italy
  • Mansfield
  • Maypearl
  • Midlothian
  • Milford
  • Oak Leaf
  • Palmer
  • Pecan Hill
  • Red Oak
  • Telico
  • Venus
  • Waxahachie
  • Grand Prairie