Texas Public Library Summary for 1999

Table 9 - Collection Turnover Rate

Population Number of Libraries Low 25th %ile 50th %ile 75th %ile High Average
Under 2,000 62 0.03 0.28 0.46 0.80 2.26 0.62
2,000-4,999 132 0.06 0.43 0.71 1.14 9.95 0.94
5,000-9,999 106 0.15 0.72 1.05 1.53 2.91 1.17
10,000-14,999 61 0.04 0.70 1.07 1.55 4.49 1.27
15,000-24,999 52 0.25 1.09 1.33 1.95 5.34 1.66
25,000-49,999 58 0.34 1.43 1.76 2.41 4.22 1.97
50,000-99,999 28 0.09 1.37 2.60 3.27 4.05 2.38
100,000-249,999 20 0.80 1.54 1.91 2.52 3.96 2.03
Over 250,000 11 1.10 1.78 2.24 2.68 3.26 2.23
State Total 530 0.03 0.60 1.11 1.76 9.95 1.59

Note: Total circulations (from 1999 AR/SMA question 107) divided by total items (from 1999 AR/SMA question 104 "Volumes, Items or Physical Units").

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