Texas Yoakum County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System YOAKUM COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 910 Ave E, Plains, TX 79355
Phone Number: (806) 456-8725 Yoakum 36,619 15,391

2. Central Library YOAKUM COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 910 Ave E, Plains, TX 79355
Phone Number: (806) 456-8725 Yoakum N/A N/A

3. Library System YOAKUM COUNTY/CECIL BICKLEY LIBRARY
Street Address: 205 W 4th St, Denver City, TX 79323
Phone Number: (806) 592-2754 Yoakum 129,487 35,132

4. Central Library YOAKUM COUNTY/CECIL BICKLEY LIBRARY
Street Address: 205 W 4th St, Denver City, TX 79323
Phone Number: (806) 592-2754 Yoakum N/A N/A

Overview of Yoakum County, Texas

Yoakum County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 7,322. Its county seat is Plains. The county is named for Henderson King Yoakum, a Texas historian.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,071 km² (800 mi²). 2,071 km² (800 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.00% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Cochran County (north)
  • Terry County (east)
  • Gaines County (south)
  • Lea County, New Mexico (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 7,322 people, 2,469 households, and 2,007 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (9/mi²). There are 2,974 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 70.62% White, 1.39% Black or African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 25.48% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. 45.93% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,469 households out of which 43.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.80% are married couples living together, 8.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.70% are non-families. 17.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.95 and the average family size is 3.34.

In the county, the population is spread out with 32.10% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 21.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,672, and the median income for a family is $36,772. Males have a median income of $32,188 versus $19,913 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,504. 19.60% of the population and 17.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.00% of those under the age of 18 and 13.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Plains