Texas Public Library Summary for 1999

Table 5 - Annual Per Capita Expenditures for Materials

Population Number of Libraries Low 25th %ile 50th %ile 75th %ile High Average
Under 2,000 61 0.02 0.97 2.38 5.28 18.95 3.87
2,000-4,999 131 0.01 0.74 1.51 2.76 9.72 2.04
5,000-9,999 106 0.01 0.72 1.37 2.18 5.41 1.63
10,000-14,999 60 0.03 0.80 1.23 1.79 5.11 1.44
15,000-24,999 53 0.04 0.93 1.37 2.42 4.09 1.63
25,000-49,999 58 0.03 0.96 1.59 2.70 9.07 2.08
50,000-99,999 28 0.20 1.44 2.43 3.19 5.36 2.36
100,000-249,999 20 0.73 1.63 1.93 2.85 5.70 2.30
Over 250,000 11 0.97 1.81 2.64 3.35 3.64 2.52
State Total 528 0.01 0.84 1.53 2.71 18.95 2.21

* = less than .01

Note: Materials expenditures (from 1999 AR/SMA question 48 "Subtotal Collection") divided by population.

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