Texas Nolan County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System COUNTY-CITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 206 Elm St, Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone Number: (325) 235-4978 Nolan 33,114 38,218

2. Central Library COUNTY-CITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 206 Elm St, Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone Number: (325) 235-4978 Nolan N/A N/A

Overview of Nolan County, Texas

Nolan County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 15,802. Its county seat is Sweetwater. The county is named for Phillip Nolan, one of the first American traders to visit Texas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,367 km² (914 mi²). 2,362 km² (912 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.21% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Fisher County (north)
  • Taylor County (east)
  • Runnels County (southeast)
  • Coke County (south)
  • Mitchell County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 15,802 people, 6,170 households, and 4,288 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km² (17/mi²). There are 7,112 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 78.45% White, 4.68% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 14.02% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. 28.04% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,170 households out of which 32.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% are married couples living together, 12.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% are non-families. 27.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,209, and the median income for a family is $32,004. Males have a median income of $28,674 versus $19,335 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,077. 21.70% of the population and 18.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 29.50% of those under the age of 18 and 18.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Roscoe
  • Sweetwater