Colorado Public Libraries Grouped by Population




2012 Population Groups

A total of 115 libraries participated in the 2012 public library annual survey. When averages and medians are calculated in the interactive statistics tool, missing data are not included, so some libraries within a population group might not be included in all calculations.

Library Legal Service Area Population View Survey Data
100,000 and over (N=12)
Arapahoe Library District 249,278
Aurora Public Library 333,117
Denver Public Library 620,917
Douglas County Libraries 292,305
High Plains Library District (Weld County) 240,898
Jefferson County Public Library 540,023
Mesa County Public Library District 147,753
Pikes Peak Library District 585,158
Poudre River Public Library District 180,112
Pueblo City-County Library District 160,393
Rangeview Library District (Adams County) 345,562
Westminster Public Library 107,851
25,000 to 99,999 (N=13)
Boulder Public Library 99,479
Broomfield/Eisenhower Public Library 57,305
Delta County Public Library District 30,512
Englewood Public Library 30,720
Garfield County Public Library District 56,237
Lafayette Public Library 25,584
Littleton/Bemis Public Library 42,557
Longmont Public Library 87,423
Louisville Public Library 31,209
Loveland Public Library 68,106
Montrose Regional Library District 40,318
Northeast Colorado Bookmobile 27,627
Security Public Library 47,020
10,000 to 24,999 (N=13)
Berthoud Community Library District 11,284
Canon City Public Library 16,464
Clearview Library District (Windsor-Severance) 22,005
Elbert County Library District 23,156
Fort Morgan Public Library 11,365
Lamar Public Library 12,503
Moffat County Libraries 13,434
Park County Public Library 16,079
Rampart Regional Library District (Woodland Park) 18,551
Rio Grande County Library District 11,915
Sterling Public Library 14,276
Trinidad Carnegie Public Library 14,473
Upper San Juan Library District 11,458
5,000 to 9,999 (N=19)
Alamosa Public Library 8,896
Clear Creek County Library District 8,965
Combined Community Library (Ordway) 5,559
Conejos County Library District 8,251
Cortez Public Library 8,429
East Morgan County Library District/Brush 8,118
Gilpin County Library District 5,450
Ignacio Community Library District 5,533
John C. Fremont Library District (Florence) 6,449
La Junta/Woodruff Memorial Library 7,089
Lake County Public Library 7,396
Las Animas-Bent County Library District 5,404
Lincoln County Bookmobile 5,399
Manitou Springs Public Library 5,124
Northern Chaffee County Library District (Buena Vista) 8,719
Pine River Public Library District/Bayfield 8,552
Southern Chaffee County Regional Lib Dist/Salida 9,357
Spanish Peaks Library District 5,249
Wellington Public Library 6,439
2,500 to 4,999 (N=17)
Baca County Public Library 3,786
Burlington Public Library 4,091
Costilla County Public Library 3,661
Dacono Public Library 4,223
Dolores Library District/Montezuma County 3,722
Mancos Library District 3,214
Meeker Regional Library District 3,926
Nederland Community Library District 3,357
Northern Saguache County Library District 2,996
Penrose Community Library District 4,123
Rangely Regional Library District 2,849
Rocky Ford Public Library 3,963
South Routt Library District 3,128
Southern Teller County School/Public Library District 4,805
West Custer County Library District 3,869
West Routt Library District/Hayden 2,796
Yuma Public Library 3,534
1,000 to 2,499 (N=17)
Akron Public Library 1,683
Dolores County School/Public Library (Dove Creek) 2,042
East Cheyenne County Library District 1,383
Fowler Public Library 1,184
Holyoke/Heginbotham Library 2,281
Jackson County Public Library 1,366
Julesburg Public Library 1,214
Kiowa County Public Library District 1,433
La Veta Public Library District 1,271
Limon Memorial Library 1,874
Lone Cone Library District (Norwood) 2,004
Lyons Depot Library 2,064
Ouray Library District 1,663
Red Feather Mountain Library District 1,730
Ridgway Public Library District 2,348
Swink School/Public Library 1,244
Wray Public Library 2,348
Under 1,000 (N=13)
Aguilar Public Library 518
Flagler Community Library 567
Fleming Community Library (School/Public) 949
Haxtun Public Library 936
Hinsdale Library District/Lake City 821
Holly Public Library 801
Hugo Public Library 727
Manzanola School/Public Library 919
Mineral County School/Regional Public Library 709
Nucla Public Library 707
Silverton Public Library 630
Stratton Public Library 665
Wetmore Community Library 337
Resort Libraries (N=11)
Basalt Regional Library District 10,814
Durango Public Library 51,944
Eagle Valley Library District 41,307
East Routt Library District 17,252
Estes Valley Public Library District 11,717
Grand County Library District 14,500
Gunnison County Public Library 15,402
Pitkin County Library 12,980
San Miguel Library District # 1/Telluride 5,972
Summit County Library 27,964
Vail Public Library 5,251


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