Texas Public Library Summary for 2003

Table 3 - Population Per ALA/MLS Librarian

Population Number of Libraries Low 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile High Average
Under 2,000 1 2,330 2,330 2,330 2,330 2,330 2,330
2000-4,999 10 2,427 3,853 4,077 6,323 9,962 5,165
5000-9999 14 5,030 5,552 7,546 9,088 11,246 7,507
10000-14999 8 8,829 11,456 12,816 13,659 15,548 12,513
15000-24999 35 4,675 9,183 15,742 18,566 31,756 14,857
25000-49999 55 2,554 8,773 17,902 31,932 44,948 20,656
50000-99999 28 5,876 9,507 14,601 28,584 92,707 24,752
100000-249999 20 5,685 10,136 12,001 15,234 40,991 14,341
Over 250000 13 4,542 10,012 13,755 14,864 23,387 13,147
State Total 184 2,330 7,919 12,704 21,580 92,707 12,808
Statewide Average             16,664

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