Texas Parmer County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System FRIONA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 109 W 7th St, Friona, TX 79035
Phone Number: (806) 250-3200 Parmer 37,668 32,459

2. Central Library FRIONA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 109 W 7th St, Friona, TX 79035
Phone Number: (806) 250-3200 Parmer N/A N/A

Overview of Parmer County, Texas

Parmer County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 10,016. Its county seat is Farwell. Parmer County is named for Martin Parmer, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and early judge.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,293 km² (885 mi²). 2,283 km² (882 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.40% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Deaf Smith County (north)
  • Castro County (east)
  • Lamb County (southeast)
  • Bailey County (south)
  • Curry County, New Mexico (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 10,016 people, 3,322 households, and 2,614 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (11/mi²). There are 3,732 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 66.01% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 29.51% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. 49.19% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,322 households out of which 42.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.00% are married couples living together, 8.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.30% are non-families. 19.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.97 and the average family size is 3.43.

In the county, the population is spread out with 32.90% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 19.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,813, and the median income for a family is $34,149. Males have a median income of $26,966 versus $19,650 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,184. 17.00% of the population and 14.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.90% of those under the age of 18 and 14.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Bovina
  • Farwell
  • Friona