Liberty, Missouri Population 2022

30,371
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Liberty is a city located in Clay County Missouri. Liberty has a 2020 population of 30,371. It is also the county seat of Clay County. Liberty is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,167 in 2010.

The average household income in Liberty is $94,611 with a poverty rate of 7.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $194,900. The median age in Liberty is 38 years, 36.1 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Liberty Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Libertywas:

  • White: 89.49%
  • Black or African American: 4.28%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Asian: 1.98%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Liberty, Missouri is 30,371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,167.

Liberty, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,42289.49%
Black or African American1,3604.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.28%
Asian6281.98%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.03%
Some Other Race2480.78%
Two or More Races1,0023.15%
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Liberty Population by Race

Liberty Population Pyramid 2022

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Liberty Median Age

35.8


Total

34.1


Male

37.6


Female

Liberty Adults

There are 23,401 adults, (4,025 of whom are seniors) in Liberty.

Liberty Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Liberty Sex Ratio

Female

15,927

50.15%

Male

15,834

49.85%

Liberty Population by Age

Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Liberty Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All74.6%25.4%
Male70.8%29.2%
Female61.5%38.5%
Non Family55.6%44.4%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Liberty Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8162.8274.6
Married5,7793.2388.8
Male3364.0870.8
Female1,4874.0761.5
Non Family3,2141.3755.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Liberty Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3851.87%
9th to 12th Grade8384.06%
High School Graduate5,64527.36%
Some College4,50721.84%
Associates Degree1,6477.98%
Bachelors Degree5,24125.40%
Graduate Degree2,37011.49%
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Liberty Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian473432366
White18,00517,1496,793
2+ Races573502177
Native American616114
Black760687160
Hispanic907713135
Other Race1214215

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.38%.

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,719$55,743$40,292
Less Than 9th Grade$25,303$21,615$26,970
High School Graduate$41,494$49,471$29,634
Some College$45,952$57,639$35,272
Bachelors Degree$51,483$61,382$46,899
Graduate Degree$64,564$73,500$57,669

$47,719

Average Earnings

$55,743

Average Male

$40,292

Average Female

Liberty Earnings by Educational Attainment

Liberty Language by Age

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Liberty Language

96.06% of Liberty residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Liberty Language

Liberty Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native865361.63%
Black1,17823019.52%
Multiple94913614.33%
White25,8001,5976.19%
Other42NaN%
Hispanic1,84819610.61%

7.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.78%

Male Poverty Rate

7.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Native, with 61.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Hispanic, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.20%.

Liberty Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.40%
High School9.32%
Some College4.76%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%

Liberty Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.17%
Female Unemployed14.98%

Liberty Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Liberty Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,184$93,977
Families$90,839$108,975
Married Families$102,262-
Non Families$38,349$51,894
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Income by Household Type

Liberty Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Liberty Married by Age and Sex

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Liberty Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Liberty Marital Status by Race

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Liberty Marital Status

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1,753

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War400
First Gulf War482
Vietnam605
Korea128
World War II73

Liberty Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34146
35 to 54552
55 to 64254
65 to 74449
75+352

Liberty Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5577.47%
Black605.49%
Native American3655.38%
Other Race2212.02%
2+ Races7811.89%
Hispanic312.91%

Liberty Veterans by Race

Liberty Veterans by Education

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3.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Liberty Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Liberty Employment by Age

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Liberty Employment by Race

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Liberty Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.97%

Born in Liberty

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 58.97% having been born in Missouri. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Liberty Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,5580.00%
19002,600420.16%
19102,9803801.37%
19203,0971170.39%
19303,5164191.28%
19403,598820.23%
19504,7091,1112.73%
19608,9094,2006.58%
197013,7044,7954.40%
198016,2512,5471.72%
199020,4594,2082.33%
200026,2325,7732.52%
201029,1492,9171.06%
201129,2511020.35%
201229,3531020.35%
201329,4551020.35%
201429,5571020.35%
201529,6591020.35%
201629,7611020.34%
201729,8631020.34%
201829,9651020.34%
201930,0671020.34%
202030,1671000.33%
202130,2691020.34%
202230,3711020.34%

Liberty Population by Year