Research - Data sets

Public Libraries in the United States Survey:  Fiscal Year 2011

Supplementary Tables

The 80 supplemental tables below provide data from the Public Library Survey.

  • Tables 1 through 1B provide the number of public libraries and population of legal service areas by state
  • Tables 2 through 32 are in sets of two each.
    • The base table in each set displays data for the nation as a whole and for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Guam.
    • The "A" table in each set displays the same data by 11 ranges of population of legal service area
  • Tables 31 through 34 include data about square footage.
  • Tables 35 through 46 are state rankings on key variables.

List of Tables

Number and Percentage of Libraries by Select Characteristics
Tables 1-7A (PDF; 616KB)

Public Library Services and Resources
Tables 8-17A (PDF; 923KB)

Public Library Staffing
Tables 18-19A (PDF; 948KB)

Public Library Revenue and Expenses
Tables 20-30A (PDF; 2.20MB)

Size of Public Libraries
Table 31-34 (PDF; 1.04MB)

State Ranking Tables
Tables 35-46 (PDF; 1.03MB)