Liberal, Missouri Population 2023

590

Liberal is a city located in Barton County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 590, it is the 455th largest city in Missouri and the 18128th largest city in the United States.Liberal is currently declining at a rate of -2.16% annually and its population has decreased by -6.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 629 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Liberal has a population density of 710 people per square mile.

The average household income in Liberal is $43,881 with a poverty rate of 28.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Liberal is 43 years, 45.6 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Liberal Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Liberal was:

  • White: 89.02%
  • Native American: 6.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.41%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Liberal, Missouri is 590 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 629.

Liberal, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Liberal Population by Race

Liberal Population Pyramid 2023

Liberal Median Age

43

Total

45.6

Male

40

Female

Liberal Adults

There are 497 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Liberal.

Liberal Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Liberal Sex Ratio

Female34851.63%
Male32648.37%

Liberal Population by Age

Liberal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.1

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Liberal Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Liberal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Liberal Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.86%.

Liberal Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$35,313

Average Earnings

$39,583

Average Male

$32,917

Average Female

Liberal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Liberal Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Liberal Language

99.67% of Liberal residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Liberal Language

Liberal Poverty by Race

rate

28.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.44%

Male Poverty Rate

25.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Liberal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Liberal is Multiple, with 214.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Liberal is White, with 23.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.91%.

Liberal Poverty

Liberal Poverty Rate by Education

Liberal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Liberal Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Liberal Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Liberal Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Liberal Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Liberal Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Liberal Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

64

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

Liberal Veterans by War

Liberal Veterans by Age

count

Liberal Veterans by Race

Liberal Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Liberal Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Liberal Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Liberal Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Liberal Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.87%

Born in Liberal

106.04%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

106.04% of Liberal residents were born in the United States, with 57.87% having been born in Missouri. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Liberal Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Liberal Population by Year