Texas Public Library Summary for 1999

Rank Order of Texas Public Libraries by Population Served

1,000,000 or more - 4 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
1,786,691 Houston (Houston Public) Member
1,314,405 San Antonio Member
1,178,553 Houston (Harris County) Member
1,075,894 Dallas Member
500,000 to 999,999 - 2 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
615,032 El Paso Member
552,434 Austin Member
250,000 to 499,999 - 5 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
491,801 Fort Worth (Fort Worth Public) Member
306,497 Arlington Member
298,269 Richmond (Fort Bend County) Member
281,453 Corpus Christi Member
271,681 Conroe (Montgomery County) Member
100,000 to 249,999 - 20 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
239,764 Plano Member
228,778 Angleton (Brazoria County) Member
217,079 Lubbock Member
193,408 Garland Member
188,166 Laredo Member
183,226 Waco Member
178,253 Irving Member
171,207 Amarillo Member
169,358 Brownsville Member
168,050 McAllen Member
133,964 Pasadena Member
133,407 Bryan Member
125,729 Odessa (Ector County) Member
119,647 Midland Member
114,632 Mesquite Member
113,329 Grand Prairie Member
109,841 Beaumont Member
108,257 Abilene Member
108,252 Carrollton Member
102,775 San Angelo Member
50,000 to 99,999 - 26 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
99,236 Wichita Falls Member
98,566 Longview Member
93,304 Baytown Member
88,313 Denton Member
86,020 Richardson Member
83,908 Tyler Member
83,073 Lewisville Member
82,650 Victoria Member
80,720 Killeen Member
74,072 Fabens Non-member
70,251 Galveston Member
66,574 Pharr Member
64,627 San Marcos Member
63,838 Edinburg Member
63,315 Weatherford Member
63,058 Mission Member
60,686 Round Rock Member
58,210 Harlingen Member
58,021 Marshall Member
56,827 Port Arthur Member
56,220 Nacogodoches Member
54,622 North Richland Hills Member
54,094 Athens Non-member
52,183 New Braunfels Member
51,379 League City Member
50,896 Flower Mound Member
50,148 Bedford Member
50,109 Texas City Member
25,000 to 49,999 - 58 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
49,427 Temple Member
49,209 Palestine Member
46,580 Sherman Member
45,249 Euless Member
43,831 Del Rio (Val Verde County) Member
43,467 Weslaco Member
43,248 Kerrville Member
43,100 Henderson (Rusk County) Member
42,559 Allen Member
41,956 Seguin Member
41,738 Corsciana Member
40,404 McKinney Member
40,299 Grapevine Member
40,297 Eagle Pass Non-member
40,133 Wharton Member
40,028 Alice Member
39,030 Rowlett Member
38,099 Denison Member
37,266 Hurst Member
37,194 Granbury Member
37,061 Haltom City Member
37,051 Brownwood Member
36,160 Duncanville Member
35,686 DeSoto Member
33,293 Gilmer Member
33,253 Lufkin Member
32,358 Friendswood Member
32,195 Burnet Member
32,051 Big Spring Member
31,499 The Colony Member
31,485 Texarkana Member
31,423 Floresville Member
31,303 Gainesville Member
31,246 Rockwall Member
30,946 Copperas Cove Member
30,601 Kingsville Member
30,575 Deer Park Member
30,512 Sulphur Springs Member
30,048 Schertz Member
29,127 Brenham Member
28,940 Coppell Member
28,902 Frisco Member
28,790 Georgetown Member
28,711 Beaumont (Jefferson County) Member
28,660 Plainview Member
28,641 Bay City Member
28,640 San Benito Member
28,564 San Juan Member
28,248 Cedar Hill Member
27,907 Canyon Member
27,718 Beeville Member
27,218 Hempstead Member
27,084 Canton Member
26,156 Farmers Branch Member
25,961 Terrell Member
25,513 Paris Member
25,051 Greenville Member
25,033 Cleburne Member
10,000 to 24,999 - 115 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
24,216 Lancaster Member
24,197 Los Fresnos Member
24,077 Borger Member
23,901 Donna Member
23,788 Levelland Member
23,567 Manfield Member
23,352 Keller Member
23,334 Village Mills Non-member
23,293 Navasota Member
23,213 Watauga Member
23,070 Carthage Member
22,860 Mercedes Member
22,316 Pampa Member
22,038 Waxahachie Member
21,742 Benbrook Member
21,678 Rockport Member
21,545 Huntsville Member
21,446 Austin (Westbank) Member
21,065 Uvalde Member
20,847 Portland Member
20,817 Burleson Member
20,803 Anahuac Member
20,716 Mineola Member
20,596 Port Lavaca Member
20,408 Woodville Member
20,045 Fredericksburg Member
20,014 Elgin Member
19,748 Lake Dallas Member
19,686 Dumas Member
19,622 Raymondville Member
19,061 Hereford Member
18,757 Joshua Member
18,524 Orange Member
18,435 Balch Springs Member
18,371 Cedar Park Member
18,073 Snyder Member
17,428 Alamo Member
17,364 La Marque Member
17,347 Harker Heights Member
17,148 Bastrop Member
16,774 Nederland Member
16,523 Groves Member
16,501 Sweetwater Member
16,161 Pleasanton Member
16,003 Decatur Member
15,956 White Settlement Member
15,902 Ennis Member
15,639 Belton Member
15,506 Bellaire Member
15,354 Universal City Member
15,262 Stephenville Member
15,210 Port Isabel Member
15,129 Dickinson Member
14,992 Seminole Member
14,825 Mineral Wells Member
14,700 Lamesa Member
14,690 Taylor Member
14,687 Midlothian Member
14,564 Ingleside Member
14,478 Pecos Member
14,243 Newton Member
14,037 Kilgore Member
14,033 Azle Member
13,976 Andrews Member
13,813 Mexia Member
13,811 Commerce Member
13,731 Clarksville Non-member
13,711 Vernon Member
13,685 Edna Member
13,662 San Diego Member
13,648 Bandera Member
13,480 Llano Member
13,228 Smithville Member
13,225 Port Neches Member
13,211 Bridgeport Member
13,092 Austin (Lake Travis) Member
13,037 Mt. Pleasant Member
13,028 Wylie Member
13,012 Jacksonville Member
12,902 Littlefield Member
12,896 Brownfield Member
12,723 Cameron Member
12,705 Centerville Member
12,498 Clint Member
12,296 Fort Stockton Member
12,213 Wills Point Non-member
11,957 Wimberley Member
11,957 Madisonville Member
11,801 Monahans Member
11,774 Gonzales Non-member
11,691 Kaufman Member
11,602 Lockhart Member
11,597 Santa Fe Member
11,563 Rockdale Member
11,491 Zapata Member
11,492 Trinity Member
11,433 Princeton Non-member
11,415 Converse Member
11,238 Saginaw Member
11,205 Hewitt Member
11,092 Aransas Pass Member
10,975 Canyon Lake Member
10,962 Pittsburg Member
10,956 Vidor Member
10,828 Silsbee Member
10,734 Wallis Member
10,673 Burkburnett Member
10,655 Dalhart Member
10,567 Henrietta Member
10,546 Boerne Member
10,365 Bulverde Member
10,364 Carrizo Springs Member
10,348 Leon Valley Member
10,260 Seagoville Member
10,176 Malakoff Member
5,000 to 9,999 - 106 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
9,859 Marion Member
9,811 Breckenridge Non-member
9,768 Elsa Member
9,768 Austin (Wells Branch) Member
9,708 Colorado City Member
9,705 Hidalgo Member
9,480 Rio Hondo Member
9,337 Pflugerville Member
9,324 Palacios Member
9,038 Highland Park Member
8,947 Olney Member
8,912 Roanoke Member
8,893 Alpine Member
8,882 Comanche Member
8,877 Fairfield Member
8,829 George West Member
8,827 Perryton Member
8,807 Buna Member
8,798 Teague Member
8,751 Brady Member
8,750 Graham Member
8,722 Sealy Member
8,709 Comfort Member
8,564 Richland Hills Member
8,501 Falfurrias Member
8,446 Hondo Member
8,357 Dimmitt Member
8,333 Archer City Member
8,332 Coleman Member
8,301 Tulia Member
8,282 Forney Member
8,265 Leander Member
8,247 Mathis Member
8,231 Bridge City Member
8,191 Floydada Member
8,152 Crystal City Member
8,144 Lumberton Member
7,964 Kermit Member
7,949 Winnsboro Member
7,907 Refugio Member
7,897 Hillsboro Member
7,848 Gladewater Member
7,838 Jasper Member
7,834 Quemado Member
7,799 Emory Member
7,747 Crowley Member
7,699 Livingston Member
7,603 Hamilton Member
7,571 Sachse Member
7,532 Childress Member
7,507 Cleveland Member
7,441 Mt. Vernon Member
7,430 Jacksboro Member
7,416 Hitchcock Member
7,338 Pearsall Member
7,330 Springtown Member
7,306 Bonham Member
7,215 Crosbyton Member
7,117 Groesbeck Member
7,084 Crockett Member
6,998 Goliad Member
6,973 Jourdanton Member
6,933 Huntington Member
6,822 River Oaks Member
6,779 Little Elm Member
6,767 Slaton Member
6,706 Tahoka Member
6,696 Panhandle Member
6,602 Ballinger Member
6,491 Cuero Member
6,485 Clyde Member
6,421 Glen Rose Member
6,402 Poteet Member
6,363 Iowa Park Member
6,344 Marlin Member
6,231 La Feria Member
6,214 Dayton Member
6,124 Haskell Member
6,034 Cotulla Member
6,000 Kyle Member
5,976 Howe Member
5,888 Everman Member
5,690 West Tawakoni Member
5,635 Aledo Member
5,615 San Saba Member
5,571 Atlanta Member
5,526 Crandall Member
5,517 Yoakum Member
5,470 Columbus Member
5,468 Kenedy Member
5,467 Eagle Lake Member
5,412 Bowie Member
5,410 Whitehouse Member
5,309 Gatesville Member
5,289 Eastland Member
5,279 Luling Member
5,265 New Boston Member
5,250 Diboll Member
5,234 Venus Member
5,130 Devine Member
5,043 Stanton Member
5,007 Hebbronville Member
2,500 to 4,999 - 107 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
4,967 La Joya Member
4,964 Cisco Non-member
4,960 Kennedale Member
4,951 Whitesboro Member
4,945 Cooper Member
4,942 McGregor Member
4,937 Sheridan Member
4,919 Sanger Member
4,905 Winters Member
4,852 Hearne Member
4,829 Lake Worth Member
4,826 Center Member
4,784 Taft Member
4,740 Grand Saline Member
4,723 Goldthwaite Member
4,686 De Leon Member
4,659 Blanco Member
4,649 Presidio Member
4,633 Giddings Member
4,608 Post Non-member
4,602 Ozona Member
4,591 Quanah Member
4,510 Crane Member
4,505 Muleshoe Member
4,463 Sonora Member
4,460 Lytle Member
4,343 Karnes City Member
4,252 Munday Member
4,241 Rotan Member
4,215 La Grange Member
4,203 Big Lake Member
4,168 Plains Member
4,152 Seymour Member
4,146 Seven Points Member
4,124 Junction Member
4,029 Prosper Member
3,995 Boyd Member
3,992 Rusk Member
3,983 Bellville Member
3,952 Morton Member
3,912 Spearman Member
3,908 Friona Member
3,852 Dallas (Cockrell Hill) Member
3,845 Baird Member
3,842 Denver City Member
3,822 Clarendon Member
3,814 Gorman Non-member
3,796 Buda Member
3,779 Barksdale Member
3,743 Kountze Member
3,741 Johnson City Member
3,707 Odem Member
3,692 Mason Member
3,644 Memphis Member
3,622 Pilot Point Member
3,613 Nixon Member
3,575 Caldwell Member
3,529 Canadian Member
3,523 Ranger Member
3,516 Dublin Member
3,482 Brackettville Member
3,477 Kirbyville Member
3,442 Abernathy Member
3,430 Stamford Member
3,429 Hawkins Member
3,387 Salado Member
3,367 Robert Lee Member
3,353 Clifton Member
3,345 Alvarado Member
3,339 Celina Member
3,303 Albany Member
3,287 Wellington Member
3,286 New Waverly Member
3,251 Shamrock Member
3,146 Weimar Member
3,144 Alvord Member
3,143 Frankston Member
3,132 Farmersville Member
3,114 Castroville Member
3,081 Hutchins Member
3,057 Wolfe City Member
3,050 Van Horn Member
3,000 Dilley Member
2,984 Eldorado Member
2,964 Van Alstyne Member
2,962 Chico Member
2,960 Electra Member
2,934 Charlotte Member
2,912 Lindale Member
2,864 Stratford Member
2,864 Lago Vista Member
2,770 Hallettsville Member
2,766 Wilmer Member
2,730 Schulenburg Member
2,709 Sour Lake Member
2,703 Marfa Member
2,696 Nocona Member
2,692 Hale Center Member
2,676 West Member
2,666 Newark Member
2,654 Daingerfield Member
2,601 Wolfforth Member
2,597 Corrigan Member
2,563 Fort Worth (Blue Mound) Member
2,562 Sunnyvale Member
2,532 Petersburg Non-member
2,500 Ferris Member
1,000 to 2,499 - 76 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
2,491 Rankin Member
2,478 Whitewright Member
2,466 Cross Plains Member
2,448 Port Aransas Member
2,445 Utopia Member
2,426 Anson Member
2,420 Jefferson Member
2,386 Eden Member
2,378 Idalou Member
2,356 Fort Davis Member
2,336 Menard Member
2,305 Iraan Member
2,255 Dripping Springs Member
2,248 Fort Hancock Member
2,242 Spur Member
2,238 Krum Member
2,212 Shepherd Member
2,211 Sabinal Member
2,200 Booker Member
2,164 Claude Member
2,156 Rhome Non-member
2,153 Vega Member
2,140 Mabank Member
2,090 Yorktown Member
2,049 Shiner Member
2,042 Wheeler Member
1,967 Kendalia Member
1,960 Quitman Member
1,950 Lakehills Member
1,922 Paducah Member
1,892 Justin Member
1,858 Earth Member
1,852 Leonard Member
1,836 Laguna Vista Member
1,791 Runge Member
1,784 Buffalo Member
1,783 Aspermont Member
1,765 Pottsboro Member
1,746 Honey Grove Member
1,739 Mertzon Member
1,727 Throckmorton Member
1,717 Troup Member
1,711 Whitney Member
1,699 Crowell Member
1,645 Bartlett Member
1,557 Danbury Non-member
1,534 Muenster Member
1,525 Tornillo Member
1,496 Naples Member
1,496 Aubrey Member
1,481 Rosebud Member
1,435 Gruver Member
1,402 Jonestown Member
1,402 Imperial Member
1,397 Moody Member
1,397 Flatonia Non-member
1,364 Sterling City Member
1,346 Grandview Member
1,344 Leakey Member
1,344 Camp Wood Member
1,305 Matador Member
1,287 McLean Member
1,258 McCarney Member
1,258 Bullard Member
1,242 Hemphill Member
1,209 Santa Anna Non-member
1,181 Sanderson Member
1,142 Silverton Non-member
1,141 Groveton Member
1,131 Manor Non-member
1,103 Valley Mills Member
1,090 Maud Member
1,073 Lone Oak Member
1,066 Florence Member
1,049 Texline Non-member
1,002 Dell City Member
1 to 999 - 14 libraries
Population Served 1998 City Membership Status SFY 2000
954 Pineland Member
917 Melissa Member
880 Jayton Member
849 Smiley Non-member
773 Higgins Member
756 Falls City Member
746 Quitaque Member
739 Waelder Member
733 Paint Rock Non-member
7070 Coldspring Member
596 Ponder Member
500 Flint Member
363 Guthrie Member
341 Mount Calm Member

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