Texas Waller County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Street Address: 2331 11th St, Hempstead, TX 77445
Phone Number: (979) 826-7658 Waller 110,893 19,500

Street Address: 2331 11th St, Hempstead, TX 77445
Phone Number: (979) 826-7658 Waller N/A N/A

3815 6th St, Brookshire, TX 77423
Phone Number: (281) 375-5550 Waller N/A N/A

Overview of Waller County, Texas

Waller County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 32,663. Its county seat is Hempstead. This county is part of the Houston Metropolitan Area.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,343 km² (518 mi²). 1,330 km² (514 mi²) of it is land and 13 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.94% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Grimes County (north)
  • Montgomery County (northeast)
  • Harris County (east)
  • Foet Bend County (south)
  • Austin County (west)
  • Washington County (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 32,663 people, 10,557 households, and 7,748 families residing in the county. The population density is 25/km² (64/mi²). There are 11,955 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (23/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 57.83% White, 29.25% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 10.28% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. 19.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,557 households out of which 35.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.70% are married couples living together, 13.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.60% are non-families. 21.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.79 and the average family size is 3.25.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 18.10% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64, and 9.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 98.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $38,136, and the median income for a family is $45,868. Males have a median income of $34,447 versus $25,583 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,338. 16.00% of the population and 11.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.00% of those under the age of 18 and 12.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Brookshire
  • Hempstead
  • Katy
  • Pattison
  • Pine Island
  • Prairie View
  • Waller