Texas Hood County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System HOOD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 222 N Travis St, Granbury, TX 76048
Phone Number: (817) 573-3569 Hood 107,961 85,239

2. Central Library HOOD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 222 N Travis St, Granbury, TX 76048
Phone Number: (817) 573-3569 Hood N/A N/A

Overview of Hood County, Texas

Hood County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 41,100. Its county seat is Granbury, and the county is considered a part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Hood County is named for John Bell Hood, a Confederate lieutenant general and the commander of Hood’s Texas Brigade.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,131 km² (437 mi²). 1,092 km² (422 mi²) of it is land and 39 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.48% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Parker County (north)
  • Johnson County (east)
  • Somervell County (south)
  • Erath County (west)
  • Palo Pinto County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 41,100 people, 16,176 households, and 12,099 families residing in the county. The population density is 38/km² (98/mi²). There are 19,105 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (45/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.77% White, 0.33% Black or African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.40% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. 7.24% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 16,176 households out of which 28.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.60% are married couples living together, 7.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.20% are non-families. 21.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.88.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.60% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 26.60% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $43,668, and the median income for a family is $50,111. Males have a median income of $38,662 versus $23,723 for females. The per capita income for the county is $22,261. 8.50% of the population and 6.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.00% of those under the age of 18 and 7.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Granbury
  • Lipan
  • Oak Trail Shores
  • Pecan Plantation
  • Tolar