Texas Public Library Summary for 2006

Statistics by Regional System Summary

Statistics of Texas Library Systems by Regional System Summary - Part 1
System Number of Libraries Square Miles Number of Counties Number of Counties with System Member Public Library Counties with Only Non-System Member Public Libraries Unserved Counties
AALS 46 25,498 21 21
8.14% 9.74% 8.27% 8.54%
BCLS 42 34,301 32 32
7.43% 13.10% 12.60% 13.01%
CTLS 79 25,607 30 30
13.98% 9.78% 11.81% 12.20%
HALS 71 24,375 28 28
12.57% 9.31% 11.02% 11.38%
NETLS 115 23,721 33 32 1
20.35% 9.06% 12.99% 13.01% 100.00%
NTRLS 75 16,489 20 20
13.27% 6.30% 7.87% 8.13%
STLS 55 28,219 26 24 2
9.73% 10.77% 10.24% 9.76% 28.57%
TPLS 31 25,825 26 24
5.49% 9.86% 10.24% 9.76%
TTPLS 16 31,469 9 9 2
2.83% 12.02% 3.54% 3.66% 28.57%
WTLS 35 26,406 29 26 3
6.19% 10.08% 11.42% 10.57% 42.86%
State Totals 565 261,910 254 246 1 7
Statistics of Texas Library Systems by Regional System Summary - Part 2
System Current Total Population Estimate Population Served by Public Libraries: System Members Population Served by Public Libraries: Non-System Members Population Served by Public Libraries: Total Population NOT Served by Public Libraries % of Population Served by Public Libraries % of Population Not Served by Public Libraries
AALS 2,153,403 2,104,802 2,104,802 48,601 97.74% 2.26%
9.42% 9.98% 9.92% 2.95%
BCLS 465,643 433,033 10,728 443,761 21,882 95.30% 4.70%
2.04% 2.05% 8.19% 2.09% 1.33%
CTLS 2,570,227 2,131,256 6,921 2,138,177 432,050 83.19% 16.81%
11.24% 10.11% 5.29% 10.08% 26.23%
HALS 6,168,909 5,881,064 21,514 5,902,578 266,331 95.68% 4.32%
26.99% 27.90% 16.43% 27.83% 16.17%
NETLS 4,637,251 4,240,502 73,897 4,314,399 322,852 93.04% 6.96%
20.29% 20.11% 56.43% 20.34% 19.60%
NTRLS 2,816,367 2,476,099 2,830 2,478,929 337,438 88.02% 11.98%
12.32% 11.75% 2.16% 11.69% 20.48%
STLS 2,126,775 2,019,801 2,019,801 106,974 94.97% 5.03%
9.30% 9.58% 9.52% 6.49%
TPLS 410,113 385,865 2,561 388,426 21,687 94.71% 5.29%
1.79% 1.83% 1.96% 1.83% 1.32%
TTPLS 775,120 681,288 9,753 691,041 84,079 89.15% 10.85%
3.39% 3.23% 7.45% 3.26% 5.10%
WTLS 736,160 728,043 2,743 730,786 5,374 99.27% 0.73%
3.22% 3.45% 2.09% 3.45% 0.33%
State Totals 22,859,968 21,081,753 130,947 21,212,700 1,647,268 92.22% 0.57%

Texas Public Library Summary for 2006

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