Texas Hale County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System ABERNATHY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 811 Avenue D, Abernathy, TX 79311
Phone Number: (806) 298-4138 Hale 6,806 3,345

2. Central Library ABERNATHY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 811 Avenue D, Abernathy, TX 79311
Phone Number: (806) 298-4138 Hale N/A N/A

3. Central Library HALE CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY INC
609 Main St, Hale Center, TX 79041
Phone Number: (806) 839-2055 Hale N/A N/A

4. Library System HALE CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY INC
609 Main St, Hale Center, TX 79041
Phone Number: (806) 839-2055 Hale 8,003 10,987

5. Library System PETERSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1614 Main St, Petersburg, TX 79250
Phone Number: (806) 667-3657 Hale 6,147 4,200

6. Central Library PETERSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1614 Main St, Petersburg, TX 79250
Phone Number: (806) 667-3657 Hale N/A N/A

7. Central Library UNGER MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 825 Austin St, Plainview, TX 79072
Phone Number: (806) 296-1148 Hale N/A N/A

8. Library System UNGER MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 825 Austin St, Plainview, TX 79072
Phone Number: (806) 296-1148 Hale 51,775 88,286

Overview of Hale County, Texas

Hale County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 36,602. Its county seat is Plainview. The county was organized in 1888, and is named for Lt. John C. Hale, a hero of the Battle of San Jacinto.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,602 km² (1,005 mi²). 2,602 km² (1,005 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.01% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Swisher County (north)
  • Floyd County (east)
  • Lubbock County (south)
  • Lamb County (west)
  • Castro County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 36,602 people, 11,975 households, and 9,136 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (36/mi²). There are 13,526 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (14/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 66.77% White, 5.79% Black or African American, 0.92% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 23.76% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. 47.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 11,975 households out of which 40.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.30% are married couples living together, 11.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.70% are non-families. 21.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.86 and the average family size is 3.32.

In the county, the population is spread out with 30.20% under the age of 18, 11.40% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 18.30% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 102.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,280, and the median income for a family is $35,250. Males have a median income of $26,007 versus $20,057 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,655. 18.00% of the population and 14.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.30% of those under the age of 18 and 14.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Abernathy
  • Edmonson
  • Hale Center
  • Petersburg
  • Plainview
  • Seth Ward