Liberty, North Carolina Population 2024

2,718

Liberty is a city located in Alamance County, Chatham County, Guilford County, and Randolph County North Carolina. Liberty has a 2024 population of 2,718. Liberty is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 2.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,660 in 2020.

The average household income in Liberty is $60,971 with a poverty rate of 20.03%. The median age in Liberty is 41.2 years: 36.1 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Liberty Demographics

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

  • White: 58.51%
  • Black or African American: 18.3%
  • Two or more races: 12.72%
  • Other race: 8.51%
  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
867.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.18% (58)
The current population of Liberty, North Carolina is 2,718 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,660.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,56058.51%
Black or African American48818.3%
Two or more races33912.72%
Other race2278.51%
Asian321.2%
Native American200.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Liberty Population by Race

Liberty Population Pyramid 2024

Liberty Median Age

41.2

Total

36.1

Male

45.8

Female

Liberty Adults

There are 2,131 adults, (610 of whom are seniors) in Liberty.

Liberty Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Liberty Sex Ratio

Female1,32949.85%
Male1,33750.15%

Liberty Population by Age

Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0832.4452.347.7
Married4413.674.825.2
Non Family4361.0635.664.4
Female1753.0133.766.3
Male312.297129

3.33

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Liberty Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade19210.19%
Associates Degree1769.34%
Bachelors Degree21911.62%
Graduate Degree573.02%
High School Graduate57630.56%
Less Than 9th Grade23912.68%
Some College42622.6%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1721,029195
Black41233645
Hispanic2493715
2+ Races152200
Other Race80139
Asian323221
Native American1630

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.63%.

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$52,344$41,842$68,750
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,917$28,300$24,073
Less Than 9th Grade$33,400$33,250$0
Overall$33,160$35,603$28,875
Some College$35,064$38,750$28,300

$33,160

Average Earnings

$35,603

Average Male

$28,875

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

79.07% of Liberty residents speak only English, while 20.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.98% of the population.

Liberty Language

Liberty Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black48817335.45%
White1,51915810.4%
Hispanic54013124.26%
Other22711751.54%
Multiple3397221.24%
Native20735%

20.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.02%

Male Poverty Rate

19.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Other, with 51.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Liberty is White, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.18%.

Liberty Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College21.76%
Less Than 9th Grade15.78%
High School12.33%
Bachelors or Greater12.32%

Liberty Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed83.78%
Female Unemployed81.16%
Female Employed10.37%
Male Employed3.57%

Liberty Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Liberty Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$62,917$80,953
Households$48,672$60,971
Married Families$86,563$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,106$29,679

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Liberty Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Liberty Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Liberty Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

80

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam47
Korea24
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Liberty Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6432
75+24
65 to 7421
35 to 543
18 to 340

Liberty Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White806.03%

Liberty Veterans by Race

Liberty Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Liberty Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

10.2%

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

67.37%

Born in Liberty

85.75%

Native Born

14.25%

Foreign Born

12.9%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.75% of Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 67.37% having been born in North Carolina. 12.9% 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
20292,791140.5%
20282,777150.54%
20272,762150.55%
20262,747140.51%
20252,733150.55%
20242,718140.52%
20232,704180.67%
20222,686130.49%
20212,673130.49%
20202,66050.19%
20192,65510.04%
20182,65400%
20172,654-4-0.15%
20162,65850.19%
20152,65320.08%
20142,65100%
20132,651-5-0.19%
20122,65650.19%
20112,651-8-0.3%
20102,65900%
20002,661-130-4.66%

Liberty Population by Year