Washington Douglas County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Douglas County, Washington. 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 Washington Douglas County.

1. Branch Library BRIDGEPORT COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1206 Columbia St, Bridgeport, WA 98813
Phone Number: (509) 686-7281 Douglas N/A N/A

2. Branch Library EAST WENATCHEE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 271 9th St NE, East Wenatchee, WA 98802
Phone Number: (509) 886-7404 Douglas N/A N/A

3. Branch Library WATERVILLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 105 N Chelan, Waterville, WA 98858
Phone Number: (509) 745-8354 Douglas N/A N/A

Overview of Douglas County, Washington

Douglas County is a county located in the state of Washington, USA. As of 2000, the population is 32,603. The county seat is at Waterville. It was named after American statesman Stephen A. Douglas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,788 km² (1,849 mi²). 4,715 km² (1,821 mi²) of it is land and 73 km² (28 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.52% water.

Geographic features

  • Columbia River

Major highways

  • United States Highway 2
  • United States Highway 97

Adjacent counties

  • Okanogan County, Washington- north
  • Grant County, Washington- south
  • Kittitas County, Washington- southwest
  • Chelan County, Washington- west

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 32,603 people, 11,726 households, and 8,876 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km² (18/mi²). There are 12,944 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 84.65% White, 0.31% Black or African American, 1.09% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 10.83% from other races, and 2.48% from two or more races. 19.73% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 11,726 households out of which 38.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.60% are married couples living together, 9.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.30% are non-families. 20.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.76 and the average family size is 3.16.

In the county, the population is spread out with 29.50% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $38,464, and the median income for a family is $43,777. Males have a median income of $35,917 versus $24,794 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,148. 14.40% of the population and 11.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.00% of those under the age of 18 and 6.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Douglas County, Washington has the following cities and towns:

  • Bridgeport
  • Coulee Dam
  • East Wenatchee
  • East Wenatchee Bench
  • Mansfield
  • Rock Island
  • Waterville