Texas Polk County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System MICKEY REILY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 604 S Mathews St, Corrigan, TX 75939
Phone Number: (936) 398-4156 Polk 19,629 12,807

2. Central Library MICKEY REILY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 604 S Mathews St, Corrigan, TX 75939
Phone Number: (936) 398-4156 Polk N/A N/A

3. Library System MURPHY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 601 W Church St, Livingston, TX 77351
Phone Number: (936) 327-4252 Polk 75,129 36,989

4. Central Library MURPHY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 601 W Church St, Livingston, TX 77351
Phone Number: (936) 327-4252 Polk N/A N/A

5. Library System ONALASKA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 372 S Fm 356 Ste 103, Onalaska, TX 77360
Phone Number: (936) 646-2665 Polk 5,408 6,786

6. Central Library ONALASKA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 372 S Fm 356 Ste 103, Onalaska, TX 77360
Phone Number: (936) 646-2665 Polk N/A N/A

Overview of Polk County, Texas

Polk County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 41,133. Its county seat is Livingston. Polk is named for James Knox Polk, the eleventh president of the United States.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,874 km² (1,110 mi²). 2,738 km² (1,057 mi²) of it is land and 136 km² (53 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.74% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Angelina County (north)
  • Tyler County (east)
  • Hardin County (southeast)
  • Liberty County (south)
  • San Jacinto County (southwest)
  • Trinity County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 41,133 people, 15,119 households, and 10,915 families residing in the county. The population density is 15/km² (39/mi²). There are 21,177 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 79.64% White, 13.17% Black or African American, 1.74% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.74% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. 9.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 15,119 households out of which 28.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% are married couples living together, 10.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% are non-families. 24.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the county, the population is spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 18.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 108.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 109.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,495, and the median income for a family is $35,957. Males have a median income of $30,823 versus $21,065 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,834. 17.40% of the population and 13.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.10% of those under the age of 18 and 12.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Polk County, Texas has the following cities and towns:

  • Corrigan
  • Goodrich
  • Livingston
  • Onalaska
  • Seven Oaks
  • West Livingston