Liberty, Mississippi Population 2021

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Liberty is a city located in Amite County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Amite County. With a 2020 population of 657, it is the 188th largest city in Mississippi and the 12141st largest city in the United States . Liberty is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually and its population has decreased by -9.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 728 in 2010. Liberty reached it's highest population of 725 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Liberty has a population density of 319 people per square mile.

The average household income in Liberty is $51,355 with a poverty rate of 10.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $94,100. The median age in Liberty is 51 years, 51.1 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

Liberty Demographics

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

  • White: 61.18%
  • Black or African American: 36.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Liberty, Mississippi is 657 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 672.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 728.

Liberty, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46861.18%
Black or African American27736.21%
Two or More Races172.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.39%
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Liberty Population by Race

Liberty Population Pyramid $2021

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Liberty Median Age

51


Total

51.1


Male

50.8


Female

Liberty Adults

There are 611 adults, (231 of whom are seniors) in Liberty.

Liberty Age Dependency

101.3

Age Dependency Ratio

60.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Liberty Sex Ratio

Female

439

57.39%

Male

326

42.61%

Liberty Population by Age

Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Liberty Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family76.5%23.5%
Female41.7%58.3%
Male0%0%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Liberty Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2822.3377.3
Married1482.8686.5
Non Family981.0476.5
Female363.6441.7
Male00

2.88

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Liberty Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.89%
9th to 12th Grade9115.66%
High School Graduate25844.41%
Some College7412.74%
Associates Degree7212.39%
Bachelors Degree447.57%
Graduate Degree315.34%
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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
White37131564
Black20315711
2+ Races44
Native American33

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 17.25%.

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,938$30,568$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$13,365$22,875$
Some College$31,458$30,833$35,938
Bachelors Degree$$$32,083
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,938

Average Earnings

$30,568

Average Male

$

Average Female

Liberty Earnings by Educational Attainment

Liberty Language by Age

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Liberty Language

97.22% of Liberty residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Liberty Language

Liberty Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2346025.64%
White39792.27%
Multiple17211.76%

10.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.25%

Male Poverty Rate

13.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Black, with 25.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Liberty is White, with 2.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.35%.

Liberty Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.00%
High School14.01%
Some College5.84%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Liberty Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed0.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Liberty Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Liberty Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,750$51,355
Families$37,212$63,149
Married Families$43,000-
Non Families$19,167$25,653
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Income by Household Type

Liberty Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

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

Liberty Marital Status by Race

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Liberty Marital Status

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65

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea18
World War II5
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War

Liberty Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+28
65 to 7417
55 to 649
35 to 548
18 to 343

Liberty Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5413.47%
Black115.42%

Liberty Veterans by Race

Liberty Veterans by Education

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4.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Liberty Veterans by Education

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43.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.5%

Employment Rate

13%

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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76.99%

Born in Liberty

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 76.99% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Liberty Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021657-5-0.76%
2020662-5-0.75%
2019667-5-0.74%
2018672-8-1.18%
2017680-1-0.15%
2016681-7-1.02%
2015688-4-0.58%
2014692-14-1.98%
2013706-5-0.70%
2012711-13-1.80%
2011724-1-0.14%
20107250.00%

Liberty Population by Year