Texas Zavala County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System CRYSTAL CITY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 E Dimmit St, Crystal City, TX 78839
Phone Number: (830) 374-0036 Zavala 3,664 9,000

2. Central Library CRYSTAL CITY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 E Dimmit St, Crystal City, TX 78839
Phone Number: (830) 374-0036 Zavala N/A N/A

Overview of Zavala County, Texas

Zavala County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 11,600. Its county seat is Crystal City. Zavala is named for Lorenzo de Zavala, Mexican politician, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and first vice president of the Republic of Texas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,371 km² (1,302 mi²). 3,363 km² (1,298 mi²) of it is land and 8 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.25% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Uvalde County (north)
  • Frio County (east)
  • Dimmit County (south)
  • Maverick County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 11,600 people, 3,428 households, and 2,807 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (9/mi²). There are 4,075 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 65.06% White, 0.49% Black or African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 31.08% from other races, and 2.66% from two or more races. 91.22% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,428 households out of which 43.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.10% are married couples living together, 21.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.10% are non-families. 16.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.28 and the average family size is 3.70.

In the county, the population is spread out with 34.10% under the age of 18, 10.20% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 18.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 97.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $16,844, and the median income for a family is $19,418. Males have a median income of $22,045 versus $14,416 for females. The per capita income for the county is $10,034. 41.80% of the population and 37.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 48.90% of those under the age of 18 and 42.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Batesville
  • Chula Vista-River Spur
  • Crystal City
  • La Pryor
  • Las Colonias