Texas Nueces County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

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1. Branch Library BISHOP BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 115 S Ash Ave, Bishop, TX 78343
Phone Number: (361) 584-2222 Nueces N/A N/A

2. Library System CORPUS CHRISTI PUBLIC LIBRARIES
805 Comanche St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone Number: (361) 826-7070 Nueces 1,155,516 791,159

3. Central Library CORPUS CHRISTI PUBLIC LIBRARIES
805 Comanche St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone Number: (361) 826-7070 Nueces N/A N/A

4. Branch Library GREENWOOD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 4044 Greenwood Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Phone Number: (361) 854-2356 Nueces N/A N/A

5. Branch Library JANET F HARTE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 2629 Waldron Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
Phone Number: (361) 937-6569 Nueces N/A N/A

6. Branch Library NORTHWEST BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 3202 Mckinzie, Corpus Christi, TX 78410
Phone Number: (361) 241-9329 Nueces N/A N/A

7. Central Library NUECES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 710 E Main Ave Ste 2, Robstown, TX 78380
Phone Number: (361) 767-5228 Nueces N/A N/A

8. Library System NUECES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 710 E Main Ave Ste 2, Robstown, TX 78380
Phone Number: (361) 767-5228 Nueces 13,076 98,789

9. Branch Library PARKDALE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1230 Carmel Pkwy, Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Phone Number: (361) 853-9961 Nueces N/A N/A

10. Central Library WILLIAM R BILL ELLIS MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 700 W Avenue A, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone Number: (361) 749-4116 Nueces N/A N/A

11. Library System WILLIAM R BILL ELLIS MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 700 W Avenue A, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone Number: (361) 749-4116 Nueces 55,434 43,882

Overview of Nueces County, Texas

Nueces County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 313,645. Its county seat is Corpus Christi. Nueces County is named for the Nueces River, which flows through the county.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,021 km² (1,166 mi²). 2,165 km² (836 mi²) of it is land and 856 km² (331 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 28.34% water.

Adjacent counties

  • San Patricio County (north)
  • Gulf of Mexico (east)
  • Kleberg County (south)
  • Jim Wells County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 313,645 people, 110,365 households, and 79,683 families residing in the county. The population density is 145/km² (375/mi²). There are 123,041 housing units at an average density of 57/km² (147/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 72.03% White, 4.24% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 1.16% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 18.74% from other races, and 3.13% from two or more races. 55.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 110,365 households out of which 36.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.80% are married couples living together, 15.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% are non-families. 22.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.79 and the average family size is 3.30.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.40% under the age of 18, 10.50% from 18 to 24, 28.90% from 25 to 44, 21.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $35,959, and the median income for a family is $41,066. Males have a median income of $31,571 versus $22,324 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,036. 18.20% of the population and 14.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.00% of those under the age of 18 and 15.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Agua Dulce
  • Bishop
  • Driscoll
  • Ingleside
  • La Paloma-Lost Creek
  • North San Pedro
  • Petronila
  • Port Aransas
  • Portland
  • Rancho Banquete
  • Robstown
  • San Patricio
  • Sandy Hollow-Escondidas
  • Spring Garden-Terra Verde
  • Tierra Grande