Nebraska Dawes County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Dawes County, Nebraska. 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 Nebraska Dawes County.

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1. Library System CHADRON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 507 Bordeaux Street, Chadron, NE 69337
Phone Number: (308) 432-0531 Dawes 66,311 28,311

2. Central Library CHADRON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 507 Bordeaux Street, Chadron, NE 69337
Phone Number: (308) 432-2891 Dawes N/A N/A

3. Central Library CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 601 Second Street, Crawford, NE 69339
Phone Number: (308) 665-1780 Dawes N/A N/A

4. Library System CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 601 Second Street, Crawford, NE 69339
Phone Number: (308) 665-1780 Dawes 11,458 11,525

Overview of Dawes County, Nebraska

Dawes County is a county located in the state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 9,060. Its county seat is Chadron.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,628 km² (1,401 mi²). 3,616 km² (1,396 mi²) of it is land and 12 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.33% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 9,060 people, 3,512 households, and 2,086 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (6/mi²). There are 4,004 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.34% White, 0.81% Black or African American, 2.88% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.03% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races. 2.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,512 households out of which 26.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.50% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.60% are non-families. 31.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.87.

In the county the population is spread out with 21.20% under the age of 18, 23.40% from 18 to 24, 20.40% from 25 to 44, 20.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,476, and the median income for a family is $41,092. Males have a median income of $29,162 versus $17,404 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,353. 18.90% of the population and 9.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.40% of those under the age of 18 and 9.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Dawes County, Nebraska has the following cities and towns:

  • Chadron
  • Crawford
  • Whitney

Map of Dawes County Nebraska