Texas Orange County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System BRIDGE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 Parkside Dr, Bridge City, TX 77611
Phone Number: (409) 735-4242 Orange 42,722 32,731

2. Central Library BRIDGE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 Parkside Dr, Bridge City, TX 77611
Phone Number: (409) 735-4242 Orange N/A N/A

3. Central Library ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 220 N 5th St, Orange, TX 77630
Phone Number: (409) 883-1086 Orange N/A N/A

4. Library System ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 220 N 5th St, Orange, TX 77630
Phone Number: (409) 883-1086 Orange 154,868 67,851

5. Library System VIDOR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 440 E Bolivar, Vidor, TX 77662
Phone Number: (409) 769-7148 Orange 55,150 37,442

6. Central Library VIDOR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 440 E Bolivar, Vidor, TX 77662
Phone Number: (409) 769-7148 Orange N/A N/A

Overview of Orange County, Texas

Orange County is the southeasternmost county of the state of Texas. As of 2000 the population was 84,966. The county seat is Orange.

Geography

The county is bordered on the east by the Sabine River and on the southwest by the Neches River. The geography of Orange County varies considerably, with saltwater marshes in much of the southwestern part of the county that borders Sabine Lake, and Piney Woods in the north. Elevation rarely reaches 30 feet above sea level.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 983 km² (380 mi²). 923 km² (356 mi²) of it is land and 60 km² (23 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.10% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Jasper County& Newton County (north)
  • Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana (east)
  • Cameron Parish, Louisiana (southeast)
  • Jefferson County (south & west)
  • Hardin County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 84,966 people, 31,642 households, and 23,794 families residing in the county. The population density is 92/km² (238/mi²). There are 34,781 housing units at an average density of 38/km² (98/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.98% White, 8.38% Black or African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.12% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 3.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 31,642 households out of which 35.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% are married couples living together, 12.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.80% are non-families. 21.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 3.08.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 96.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $37,586, and the median income for a family is $44,152. Males have a median income of $40,185 versus $21,859 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,554. 13.80% of the population and 11.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.50% of those under the age of 18 and 12.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Economy

Primary economic activities in Orange County are the petroleum refining industry, paper milling, rice farming, and shrimping.

Cities and towns

  • Bridge City
  • Little Cypress
  • Mauriceville
  • Orange
  • Pine Forest
  • Pinehurst
  • Rose City
  • Vidor
  • West Orange