State & Local Ranking
- LMLS Circulation Rate per capita was 16.82 in 2012, depite having its two largest libraries closed
for most of the year. The state average circulation per capita is 5.78.1
- Lower Merion accounts for 8% of Montgomery County's population and 21% of its library circulation.1
- Lower Merion's staff efficiency, as measured by circulation per full-time equivalent staff member, is superior.1
Note: Circulation per full-time equivalent staff member is a volume measure used to determine the efficiency of staff.
The state average for our population group is 14,609. LMLS = 18,100.1
1 2010 Pennsylvania Library Statistics [Most recent state compilation]