Texas San Jacinto County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System COLDSPRING AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 14221 Highway 150 W, Coldspring, TX 77331
Phone Number: (936) 653-3104 San Jacinto 16,023 12,951

2. Central Library COLDSPRING AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 14221 Highway 150 W, Coldspring, TX 77331
Phone Number: (936) 653-3104 San Jacinto N/A N/A

3. Library System SHEPHERD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 30 N Liberty St, Shepherd, TX 77371
Phone Number: (936) 628-3515 San Jacinto 17,150 12,180

4. Central Library SHEPHERD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 30 N Liberty St, Shepherd, TX 77371
Phone Number: (936) 628-3515 San Jacinto N/A N/A

Overview of San Jacinto County, Texas

San Jacinto County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of the U.S. Census 2000, its population is 22,246. Its county seat is Coldspring. San Jacinto County is now part of the Houston—Sugar Land—Baytown Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,626 km² (628 mi²). 1,478 km² (571 mi²) of it is land and 148 km² (57 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.12% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Trinity County (north)
  • Polk County (northeast)
  • Liberty County (southeast)
  • Montgomery County (southwest)
  • Walker County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 22,246 people, 8,651 households, and 6,401 families residing in the county. The population density is 15/km² (39/mi²). There are 11,520 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 83.64% White, 12.64% Black or African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.63% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 4.87% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 8,651 households out of which 30.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% are married couples living together, 9.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.00% are non-families. 22.60% 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 2.55 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 24.90% from 25 to 44, 26.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 100.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,220, and the median income for a family is $37,781. Males have a median income of $34,614 versus $22,313 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,144. 18.80% of the population and 15.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.80% of those under the age of 18 and 17.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Coldspring
  • Oakhurst
  • Point Blank
  • Shepherd