Missouri Ozark County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Ozark County, Missouri. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Missouri Ozark County.

Overview of Ozark County, Missouri

Ozark County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 9,542. Its county seat is Gainesville.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,956 km² (755 mi²). 1,922 km² (742 mi²) of it is land and 33 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.71% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Douglas County (north)
  • Howell County (east)
  • Fulton County, Arkansas (southeast)
  • Baxter County, Arkansas (south)
  • Marion County, Arkansas (southwest)
  • Taney County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 9,542 people, 3,950 households, and 2,855 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km² (13/mi²). There are 5,114 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.57% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. 0.94% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,950 households out of which 26.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.20% are married couples living together, 6.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% are non-families. 24.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.81.

In the county the population is spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 28.70% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 98.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $25,861, and the median income for a family is $30,100. Males have a median income of $21,685 versus $17,312 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,133. 21.60% of the population and 16.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 30.80% of those under the age of 18 and 17.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Ozark County, Missouri has the following cities and towns:

  • Bakersfield
  • Gainesville
  • Sundown
  • Theodosia

Map of Ozark County Missouri