Liberty, North Carolina Population 2020

2,650

Liberty is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,650, it is the 224th largest city in North Carolina and the 6630th largest city in the United States. Liberty is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,656 in 2010. Liberty reached it's highest population of 2,661 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Liberty has a population density of 846 people per square mile.

The average household income in Liberty is $50,707 with a poverty rate of 27.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $108,600. The median age in Liberty is 40.3 years, 40.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Liberty Demographics

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

  • White: 61.84%
  • Black or African American: 18.18%
  • Other race: 17.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Liberty, North Carolina is 2,650, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,656.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,656.

Liberty, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,64361.84%
Black or African American48318.18%
Some Other Race47717.95%
Two or More Races271.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.56%
Asian120.45%

Liberty Population Pyramid 2020

Liberty Median Age

40.3


Total

40.7


Male

40.2


Female

Liberty Adults

There are 1,976 adults, (465 of whom are seniors) in Liberty.

Liberty Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Liberty Sex Ratio

Female

1,401

52.73%

Male

1,256

47.27%

Liberty Households and Families

Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Liberty Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All57.6%42.4%
Female49.7%50.3%
Non Family38.9%61.1%
Male27.5%72.5%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0372.5457.6
Married4203.2182.9
Non Family3701.2438.9
Female1673.5449.7
Male802.9527.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Liberty Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21712.34%
9th to 12th Grade27015.35%
High School Graduate53730.53%
Some College41423.54%
Associates Degree955.40%
Bachelors Degree18510.52%
Graduate Degree412.33%

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,086884151
Black31626026
Hispanic3149241
Other Race2385921
Multiple Races1616
Native American158
Asian12128

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,179$32,340$27,381
Less Than High School$21,207$22,067$
High School Grad$33,594$40,368$30,481
Some College$30,737$40,815$27,632
Bachelors Degree$40,375$40,000$40,938
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,179

Average Earnings

$32,340

Average Male

$27,381

Average Female

Liberty Language

Liberty Language by Age

Liberty Language

77.15% of Liberty residents speak only English, while 22.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.58% of the population.

Liberty Poverty

Liberty Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,46730620.86%
Hispanic65328543.64%
Other47718338.36%
Black48012826.67%
Multiple271659.26%
Native15320.00%

27.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.60%

Male Poverty Rate

30.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Multiple, with 59.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Native, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.66%
Some College21.22%
High School20.30%
Bachelors or Greater1.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed90.74%
Male Unemployed56.82%
Male Employed10.75%
Female Employed6.40%

Liberty Income

Liberty Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,665$50,707
Families$52,457$61,288
Married Families$65,227-
Non Families$21,964$30,439

Liberty Marital Status

Liberty Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Liberty Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Liberty Marital Status by Race

Liberty Veterans

119

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
First Gulf War19
World War II11
Second Gulf War9
Korea6
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7435
55 to 6432
35 to 5424
75+19
18 to 349
Name Veterans % of Total
White1138.76%
Black61.69%

$Liberty Veterans by Education

4.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Liberty Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

7.7%

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

68.87%

Born in North Carolina

88.90%

Native Born

11.10%

Foreign Born

8.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.90% of Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 68.87% having been born in North Carolina. 8.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,650-3-0.11%
20192,653-3-0.11%
20182,65610.04%
20172,655-3-0.11%
20162,65850.19%
20152,6530.00%
20142,65330.11%
20132,650-6-0.23%
20122,65650.19%
20112,651-8-0.30%
20102,659-2-0.01%
20002,6610.00%