Texas Potter County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System AMARILLO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 413 E 4th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79101
Phone Number: (806) 378-3054 Potter 2,085,345 575,335

2. Central Library AMARILLO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 413 E 4th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79101
Phone Number: (806) 378-3054 Potter N/A N/A

3. Branch Library EAST BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2232 E 27th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79103
Phone Number: (806) 342-1589 Potter N/A N/A

4. Branch Library NORTH BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1504 NE 24th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79107
Phone Number: (806) 381-7931 Potter N/A N/A

5. Branch Library NORTHWEST BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 6100 SW 9th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106
Phone Number: (806) 359-2035 Potter N/A N/A

6. Branch Library SOUTHWEST BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 6801 W 45th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79109
Phone Number: (806) 359-2094 Potter N/A N/A

Overview of Potter County, Texas

Potter County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 113,546. Its county seat is Amarillo. Potter County is named for Robert Potter, a Republic of Texas politician and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,388 km² (922 mi²). 2,355 km² (909 mi²) of it is land and 33 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.38% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Moore County (north)
  • Carson County (east)
  • Randall County (south)
  • Oldham County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 113,546 people, 40,760 households, and 27,472 families residing in the county. The population density is 48/km² (125/mi²). There are 44,598 housing units at an average density of 19/km² (49/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 68.60% White, 9.96% Black or African American, 0.87% Native American, 2.49% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 15.44% from other races, and 2.60% from two or more races. 28.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 40,760 households out of which 34.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.40% are married couples living together, 15.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% are non-families. 27.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.61 and the average family size is 3.21.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.00% under the age of 18, 11.10% from 18 to 24, 30.10% from 25 to 44, 19.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,492, and the median income for a family is $35,321. Males have a median income of $26,123 versus $20,275 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,947. 19.20% of the population and 15.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.30% 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, Potter County, Texas has the following cities and towns:

  • Amarillo
  • Bishop Hills