Texas Walker County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System HUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1216 14th St, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone Number: (936) 291-5472 Walker 104,261 164,996

2. Central Library HUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1216 14th St, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone Number: (936) 291-5472 Walker N/A N/A

3. Central Library NEW WAVERLY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 200 Gibbs St Ste 1, New Waverly, TX 77358
Phone Number: (936) 344-2198 Walker N/A N/A

4. Library System NEW WAVERLY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 200 Gibbs St Ste 1, New Waverly, TX 77358
Phone Number: (936) 344-2198 Walker 8,525 7,918

Overview of Walker County, Texas

Walker County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 61,758. Its county seat is Huntsville. The county is named for Samuel H. Walker, a Texas Ranger and soldier in the American Army.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,076 km² (801 mi²). 2,039 km² (787 mi²) of it is land and 36 km² (14 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.75% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Houston County (north)
  • Trinity County (northeast)
  • San Jacinto County (east)
  • Montgomery County (south)
  • Grimes County (west)
  • Madison County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 61,758 people, 18,303 households, and 11,384 families residing in the county. The population density is 30/km² (78/mi²). There are 21,099 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (27/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 69.12% White, 23.88% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.42% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. 14.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 18,303 households out of which 28.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.80% are married couples living together, 11.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.80% are non-families. 27.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the county, the population is spread out with 18.00% under the age of 18, 23.00% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 18.90% from 45 to 64, and 8.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 151.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 161.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,468, and the median income for a family is $42,589. Males have a median income of $27,634 versus $22,579 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,508. 18.40% of the population and 10.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 19.10% of those under the age of 18 and 13.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Huntsville
  • New Waverly
  • Riverside