Texas Public Library Summary for 2003

Summary Characteristics of Texas Library Systems

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Part 1
Library System Number of Public Libraries Square Miles Number of Counties Number of Counties with a System Member Public Library Counties with only Non-System Member Public Libraries Number of Unserved Counties
AALS 46 25,498 21 21 0 0
�� % of total 8.32% 9.74% 8.27% 8.61% 0.00% 0.00%
BCLS 43 34,301 32 30 2 0
�� % of total 7.78% 13.10% 12.60% 12.30% 50.00% 0.00%
CTLS 77 25,607 30 30 0 0
�� % of total 13.92% 9.78% 11.81% 12.30% 0.00% 0.00%
HALS 69 24,375 28 28 0 0
�� % of total 12.48% 9.31% 11.02% 11.48% 0.00% 0.00%
NETLS 107 23,721 33 32 1 0
�� % of total 19.35% 9.06% 12.99% 13.11% 25.00% 0.00%
NRTLS 74 16,489 20 20 0 0
�� % of total 13.38% 6.30% 7.87% 8.20% 0.00% 0.00%
STLS 54 28,219 26 22 1 3
�� % of total 9.76% 10.77% 10.24% 9.02% 25.00% 50.00%
TPLS 31 25,825 26 25 0 1
�� % of total 5.61% 9.86% 10.24% 10.25% 0.00% 16.67%
TTPLS 16 31,469 9 9 0 0
�� % of total 2.89% 12.02% 3.54% 3.69% 0.00% 0.00%
WTLS 36 26,406 29 27 0 2
�� % of total 6.51% 10.08% 11.42% 11.07% 0.00% 33.33%
STATE TOTALS 553 261,910 254 244 4 6
Part 2
Library System Total 2002 Population Estimate Population Served by Public Libraries Population NOT Served by Public Libraries % of Population
System Members Non-System Members Total Served by Public Libraries NOT Served by Public Libraries
AALS 2,041,965 2,008,119 0 2,008,119 33,846 98.34% 1.66%
% of total 9.38% 10.01% 0.00% 9.90%
BCLS 466,225 426,439 20,532 443,971 22,254 95.23% 4.77%
% of total 2.14% 2.13% 9.30% 2.19%
CTLS 2,434,957 2,017,571 3,342 2,020,913 414,044 83.00% 17.00%
% of total 11.18% 10.06% 1.51% 9.97%
HALS 5,868,750 5,566,250 23,986 5,590,236 278,514 95.25% 4.75%
% of total 26.95% 27.75% 10.86% 27.57%
NETLS 4,443,955 4,108,047 52,492 4,160,539 283,416 93.62% 6.38%
% of total 20.40% 20.48% 23.77% 20.52%
NRTLS 2,633,550 2,320,458 1,950 2,322,408 311,142 88.19% 11.81%
% of total 12.09% 11.57% 0.88% 11.45%
STLS 2,006,577 1,854,854 19,990 1,874,844 131,733 93.43% 6.57%
% of total 9.21% 9.25% 9.05% 9.25%
TPLS 405,249 381,122 2,695 383,817 21,432 94.71% 5.29%
% of total 1.86% 1.90% 1.22% 1.89%
TTPLS 752,540 660,469 91,053 751,522 1,018 99.86% 0.14%
% of total 3.46% 3.29% 41.23% 3.71%
WTLS 726,125 717,318 4,776 722,094 4,031 99.44% 0.56%
% of total 3.33% 3.58% 2.16% 3.56%
STATE TOTALS 21,779,893 20,060,647 220,816 20,278,463 1,501,430 93.11% 6.89%

Source: http://eire.census.gov/popest/data/cities/tables/SUB-EST2002-10-48.xls

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