Number of libraries in the U.S. 2015, by type of library

This statistic shows the number of libraries in the United States as of September 2015, by type of library. The largest library category in the United States was school libraries. There were 98,460 school libraries in the U.S. as of September 2015.

Number of libraries in the United States as of September 2015, by type of library*

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Source

Release date

September 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

as of September 2015

Supplementary notes

* Figures were compiled by the American Library Association from various sources and may represent data from years prior to 2015.
** Special libraries include Corporate, Medical, Law, Religious, etc.

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