Liberty, Missouri Population 2020

33,501

Liberty is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 33,501, it is the 20th largest city in Missouri and the 1172nd largest city in the United States. Liberty is currently growing at a rate of 2.64% annually and its population has increased by 14.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,149 in 2010. Spanning over 29 miles, Liberty has a population density of 1,162 people per square mile.

The average household income in Liberty is $89,730 with a poverty rate of 7.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $871 per month, and the median house value is $173,500. The median age in Liberty is 37.7 years, 35.5 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

Liberty Demographics

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

  • White: 92.21%
  • Black or African American: 4.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Liberty, Missouri is 33,501, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,779.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,149.

Liberty, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,51892.21%
Black or African American1,2534.05%
Two or More Races5131.66%
Some Other Race3521.14%
Asian2080.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.03%

Liberty Population Pyramid 2020

Liberty Median Age

37.7


Total

35.5


Male

39.8


Female

Liberty Adults

There are 23,462 adults, (4,140 of whom are seniors) in Liberty.

Liberty Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Liberty Sex Ratio

Female

15,901

51.41%

Male

15,027

48.59%

Liberty Households and Families

Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Liberty Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
Male75.8%24.2%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female51.4%48.6%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1192.6673.8
Married5,7673.2389.7
Non Family3,5421.3256.7
Female1,4383.4451.4
Male3723.6375.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Liberty Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4061.99%
9th to 12th Grade7833.84%
High School Graduate5,52227.10%
Some College4,60022.57%
Associates Degree1,3466.61%
Bachelors Degree5,22925.66%
Graduate Degree2,49212.23%

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,55717,7077,336
Hispanic788605110
Black670544166
Multiple Races23221176
Other Race19510822
Asian13912254
Native American49493

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 white people with a rate of 39.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,505$53,262$35,136
Less Than High School$27,448$28,750$25,809
High School Grad$36,800$42,450$28,125
Some College$44,553$55,811$31,532
Bachelors Degree$47,163$58,939$40,236
Graduate Degree$60,933$68,170$54,977

$44,505

Average Earnings

$53,262

Average Male

$35,136

Average Female

Liberty Language

Liberty Language by Age

Liberty Language

95.59% of Liberty residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Liberty Poverty

Liberty Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,2661,6666.34%
Black1,04131330.07%
Hispanic1,51021614.30%
Multiple4736012.68%
Native601728.33%
Other340144.12%

7.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.90%

Male Poverty Rate

8.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Black, with 30.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Other, with 4.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.03%
Some College6.71%
High School5.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.23%
Male Unemployed23.48%
Female Employed6.79%
Male Employed5.04%

Liberty Income

Liberty Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,686$89,730
Families$85,215$104,706
Married Families$97,416-
Non Families$37,832$53,254

Liberty Marital Status

Liberty Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Liberty Married by Age and Sex

Liberty Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Liberty Marital Status by Race

Liberty Veterans

1,829

Number of Veterans

1,758

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam754
First Gulf War433
Second Gulf War276
Korea190
World War II70
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74540
35 to 54515
75+368
55 to 64330
18 to 3476
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7107.87%
Black687.09%
Hispanic677.00%
Other3214.29%
2 or More196.07%

$Liberty Veterans by Education

4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Liberty Employment Status

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Liberty Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.85%

Born in Missouri

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.11% of Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 59.85% having been born in Missouri. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,5018612.64%
201932,6408612.71%
201831,7793030.96%
201731,4768612.81%
201630,6151740.57%
201530,441980.32%
201430,3432210.73%
201330,1222870.96%
201229,8352730.92%
201129,5622951.01%
201029,2673,0351.10%
200026,2325,7732.52%
199020,4594,2082.33%
198016,2512,5471.72%
197013,7044,7954.40%
19608,9094,2006.58%
19504,7091,1112.73%
19403,598820.23%
19303,5164191.28%
19203,0971170.39%
19102,9803801.37%
19002,600420.16%
18902,5580.00%