Texas Public Library Summary for 1999

Table 3 - Population Per ALA/MLS Librarian

Population Number of Libraries Low 25th %ile 50th %ile 75th %ile High Average
Under 2,000 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2,000-4,999 8 2,200 3,098 4,041 4,530 6,774 4,060
5,000-9,999 16 5,250 7,373 8,742 9,605 13,251 8,740
10,000-14,999 14 5,273 10,886 13,327 14,057 15,013 11,939
15,000-24,999 27 3,877 10,333 17,148 20,381 23,567 15,606
25,000-49,999 49 2,433 9,040 19,050 28,711 49,209 19,905
50,000-99,999 27 4,915 10,358 13,985 28,712 74,072 21,948
100,000-249,999 20 4,701 9,745 13,155 17,756 33,872 14,741
Over 250,000 11 6,831 8,751 11,472 13,835 19,840 11,817
State Total 172 2,200 8,555 12,837 20,738 74,072 13,595

Note: Population served divided by number of ALA/MLS librarians (from 1999 AR/SMA question 123)

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