Liberty, Kentucky Population 2024

1,985

Liberty is a city located in Casey County Kentucky. Liberty has a 2024 population of 1,985. It is also the county seat of Casey County.Liberty is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -2.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,026 in 2020.

The average household income in Liberty is $43,219 with a poverty rate of 30.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Liberty is 42.8 years, 37.1 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Liberty Demographics

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

  • White: 93.11%
  • Two or more races: 5.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,057.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.02% (-41)
The current population of Liberty, Kentucky is 1,985 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,026.

Liberty, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,01593.11%
Two or more races1125.18%
Black or African American261.2%
Native American50.23%
Other race50.23%
Asian10.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Liberty Population by Race

Liberty Population Pyramid 2024

Liberty Median Age

42.8

Total

37.1

Male

52.5

Female

Liberty Adults

There are 1,894 adults, (471 of whom are seniors) in Liberty.

Liberty Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19

Child Dependency Ratio

Liberty Sex Ratio

Female1,23356.98%
Male93143.02%

Liberty Population by Age

Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8872.0442.257.8
Non Family4561.2524.875.2
Married2452.769.830.2
Female1212.2141.358.7
Male654.861.538.5
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2.73

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

42.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Liberty Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Liberty Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 21.26%.

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$24,982

Average Earnings

$29,777

Average Male

$23,556

Average Female

Liberty Earnings by Educational Attainment

Liberty Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Liberty Language

95.72% of Liberty residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.86% of the population.

Liberty Language

Liberty Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,56151432.93%
Multiple982929.59%
Hispanic224135.8%
Asian11100%
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30.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.22%

Male Poverty Rate

35.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Hispanic, with 5.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.84%.

Liberty Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.99%
High School38.38%
Some College12.87%
Bachelors or Greater
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Liberty Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed13.78%
Male Unemployed12.73%
Female Employed9.51%
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Liberty Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Liberty Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Liberty Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Liberty Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Liberty Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Liberty Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Liberty Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

98

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Liberty Veterans by War

count

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Liberty Veterans by Age

count

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Liberty Veterans by Race

Liberty Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Liberty Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.2%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

18.4%

Unemployment Rate

Liberty Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Liberty Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Liberty 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

75.18%

Born in Liberty

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.77% of Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 75.18% having been born in Kentucky. 2.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Liberty Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,920-13-0.67%
20281,933-13-0.67%
20271,946-13-0.66%
20261,959-13-0.66%
20251,972-13-0.65%
20241,985-13-0.65%
20231,998-13-0.65%
20222,011-13-0.64%
20212,024-2-0.1%
20202,026-134-6.2%
20192,160221.03%
20182,13870.33%
20172,131-2-0.09%
20162,133-7-0.33%
20152,140-10-0.47%
20142,150-26-1.19%
20132,176-2-0.09%
20122,178130.6%
20112,165-9-0.41%
20102,174
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Liberty Population by Year