Texas Jack County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System GLADYS JOHNSON RITCHIE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 626 W College St, Jacksboro, TX 76458
Phone Number: (940) 567-2240 Jack 48,005 N/A

2. Central Library GLADYS JOHNSON RITCHIE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 626 W College St, Jacksboro, TX 76458
Phone Number: (940) 567-2240 Jack N/A N/A

3. Library System JACKSON COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 411 N Wells St, Edna, TX 77957
Phone Number: (361) 782-2162 Jackson 40,894 28,424

4. Central Library JACKSON COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 411 N Wells St, Edna, TX 77957
Phone Number: (361) 782-2162 Jackson N/A N/A

Overview of Jack County, Texas

Jack County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 8,763. Its county seat is Jacksboro. Jack County is named for Patrick Churchill Jack, and his brother William Houston Jack, both veterans of the Texas Revolution.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,383 km² (920 mi²). 2,374 km² (917 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.38% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Clay County (north)
  • Montague County (northeast)
  • Wise County (east)
  • Parker County (southeast)
  • Palo Pinto County (south)
  • Young County (west)
  • Archer County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 8,763 people, 3,047 households, and 2,227 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (10/mi²). There are 3,668 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.68% White, 5.55% Black or African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.83% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. 7.89% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,047 households out of which 32.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.30% are married couples living together, 9.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.90% are non-families. 24.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 10.00% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 120.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 126.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,500, and the median income for a family is $37,323. Males have a median income of $28,838 versus $20,216 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,210. 12.90% of the population and 10.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.90% of those under the age of 18 and 13.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Bryson
  • Jacksboro